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Widening the Circle: Accessibility Resources to Increase Inclusion of Volunteers with Disabilities

This blog post expands on GivePulse’s commitment to dismantling systemic injustice and promoting the inclusion of everyone in civic and community activities. To learn more about our commitment, see our Statement on Racial Justice and our previous posts on Global Accessibility Awareness Day and Committing Your Community to Racial Justice…

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GivePulse Impact Awards: Change-makers of Higher Education

July 27, 2021, marked the first ever GivePulse Showcase and Impact Awards. The event spotlighted change-makers in higher education and celebrated individuals, institutions, and organizations that went above and beyond for their campuses and communities during the pandemic. In case you missed it, we highlighted these Higher Ed trailblazers and…

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Sharing Higher Education Insights: GivePulse Showcase Reflection

This summer marked the first ever GivePulse Showcase and Impact Awards. The event celebrated change-makers in higher education and showcased how institutions are transforming lives across their campuses and communities. It was inspiring to learn from members of the GivePulse community who have distinguished themselves and their institutions through their…

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Tech for Good: Businesses Embracing Strategic Optimism with CSR Technology

Earlier this month, members of our team joined the 3rd annual Austin, Texas Corporate Engagement Council (CEC) Summit, where we considered how we could apply our learnings from the sessions to help our partners make a positive impact on their communities by leveraging technology like GivePulse’s CSR platform. At the…

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Midwest Campus Compact: Community Engagement Conferences Build Impact

Community engagement conferences provide essential opportunities to hear from peers and partners in the higher education engagement space. Last month, members of our team attended the Midwest Campus Compact 2021 Conference alongside higher ed institutions and social impact organizations to learn about innovative and impactful ways to engage our communities.…

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Simplify Summer: How Summer Programs Can Bring Together Community For a Cause

From summer camps to retreats and from academic enrichment to alternative breaks, summer programs offer a fun way to make an impact in your community. While summer programming is essential for parents, kids, and communities alike, it can also be difficult to manage, especially if volunteers are helping get your…

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The Power of Student Volunteers: How Sophia is Making an Impact

During this year’s Virtual Volunteer Week, GivePulse users joined social impact organizations from across the country to participate in a variety of volunteer opportunities. Participants ranged from individuals and families, to businesses for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives, to student volunteers in K-12 and higher ed. While all Virtual Volunteer…

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Building a Dedicated and Engaged Volunteer Community

Earlier this month, members of our team attended the Texas Volunteer Management Conference. This virtual conference was centered on the theme “Shaping the Future of Volunteerism.” Sessions sought to improve the social impact organization community’s “ability to adapt to change, think innovatively about volunteer engagement, and prepare for the return…

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Virtual Volunteer Week: Make a Difference From a Distance

Make a difference from a distance this Virtual Volunteer Week, April 19-23! Join us through one of our highlighted events, or add an opportunity for your own community to get involved.  In keeping with our team’s mission of empowering social good, we regularly collaborate with incredible partner organizations, from volunteer…

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