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COVID-19 Resources for Higher Education Institutions

COVID-19 and its variants continue to impact our global community and institutions of higher education. In this light, we gathered our key resources to help you prepare as you welcome students back for a new semester. Read on to review the resources. Higher Ed Resources List: Review a variety of…

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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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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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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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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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