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Category: Spotlight

GivePulse Partner Holiday Spotlight

With the holiday season quickly approaching, we’re sharing 6 inspiring holiday events that our clients are hosting this year to support their communities. These organizations are doing inspirational support for the people in their communities, and expanding the reach of their events to make an even larger impact by utilizing…

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How to Launch and Grow a Giving Day

Giving days are seemingly ubiquitous among colleges and universities. More recently, community colleges, cities, social impact organizations and K-12 schools have begun to follow suit. So what is the deal with giving days and why is everyone doing them?  Crowdfunding works because of a few key factors: time limitations, strategic…

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How Chandler-Gilbert Community College Anchors Education in Service-Learning

This post is part of our Higher Education Spotlight series, where we spotlight our incredible partners. We are so thrilled that GivePulse has been able to work with these nonprofits, centers, cities, institutions, and corporations! The staff and faculty at the Chandler-Gilbert Community College (CGCC) broadly celebrate the importance of…

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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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Turning the Corner Toward Community Health: Vaccine Distribution Initiatives

Last week, in the midst of a pandemic, Texas faced an unprecedented winter storm. Millions were left without power or water; for those who had water, it was often unsanitary. Our own team sought solutions to keep us safe and warm, which we compiled here. We saw local organizations leverage…

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The Gift That Keeps on Giving: How Recurring Donations Can Transform Your Organization

This post is part of our Spotlight series, where we spotlight our incredible partners. We are so thrilled that GivePulse has been able to work with these nonprofits, institutions, and corporations! Scott Russomanno runs a small nonprofit powered by volunteers. As the only full-time employee of the organization, he manages…

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Genentech: Investing in Local Mentoring Change, From a Distance

This post is part of our Spotlight series, where we spotlight our incredible partners. We are so thrilled that GivePulse has been able to work with these nonprofits, institutions, and corporations! More than 40 years ago, Genentech founded the biotechnology industry with the invention of genetic engineering. Today, they remain…

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GW: Civic Engagement in the Capital

This post is part of our Spotlight series, where we spotlight our incredible partners. We are so thrilled that GivePulse has been able to work with these nonprofits, institutions, and corporations! A special congratulations to George Washington University for receiving the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification this year.  The GW Experience…

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Deep Dive into the 2020 Carnegie Community Engagement Classification

On January 24, 2020, 119 campuses were notified of receiving the Elective Carnegie Community Engagement Classification in this year’s cycle. Of these 119 campuses, 44 were first-time applicants. The Carnegie Foundation has been classifying higher education institutions since the 1970s, when they organized institutions according to degree level, specialization, and…

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