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How to Identify and Prioritize Community Needs in Your Area

How to Identify and Prioritize Community Needs in Your Area

Identifying and prioritizing community needs is essential in developing effective programs and initiatives that can positively impact people's lives. Whether you are a nonprofit organization, a government agency, or a community group, understanding the community's...

Ideas for Getting Involved in the Community this Spring

Ideas for Getting Involved in the Community this Spring

As the weather warms up and the flowers start to bloom, it's a great time to get involved in your community. Whether you're looking to meet new people, make a difference, or just have some fun, there are plenty of ways to get involved this spring. Here are some ideas...

2023 Philanthropy Trends

2023 Philanthropy Trends

The volatility of 2022 did not prevent Charityvest from experiencing its highest volume of donations on Giving Tuesday. This was because people who give purposefully, which is when they prioritize charitable giving, increased their contributions.   The desire to...

How to Host a Successful Fundraiser

How to Host a Successful Fundraiser

A fundraising event is an excellent way to raise funds for a charitable organization. However, it can be very time-consuming and challenging to organize and requires a lot of financial support.   After assessing the options for your organization, you can start...

How to Choose the Right Charity To Donate To

How to Choose the Right Charity To Donate To

The holiday season is when many Americans think about giving back, and this is also when various charitable organizations and groups reach out to their supporters. Choosing the right charity for your giving can be challenging, as there are over 1.5 million tax-exempt...

Creating an Employee Volunteer Program

Creating an Employee Volunteer Program

Companies are becoming increasingly interested in corporate volunteering as they look to improve their social impact. These programs can also help boost employee morale and develop strong working relationships. In addition, they can help build a stronger community by...

Benefits of Corporate Philanthropy

Benefits of Corporate Philanthropy

In addition to the community, corporate philanthropy can also benefit your company and its employees. While it's been true for a long time, the importance of giving has become more prominent as society moves toward more responsible economic, environmental, and social...

Helping People During Natural Disasters

Helping People During Natural Disasters

Natural disasters such as wildfires and hurricanes can impact individuals and communities for weeks or even years following their destruction. The lack of resources and time can lead to many complications for those affected. Here are some ways to help those who have...