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Event-Based Ways To Give Back

When corporate giving activities are organized around a special day or season, employee participation increases and awareness is spread around lesser-known international holidays.

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Why A Volunteer Platform Is Essential For Retailers

Retail employees have lower engagement levels than workers across other industries. Therefore, improving the degree to which these employees are invested in the work they do–and who they work for–is fundamental to success.

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Building A Corporate Donation Matching Program

With 96% of employees having a strong preference for their company to match donations, discover what a corporate donation matching program should include.

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Organizing A Company Volunteer Day

Organize your next company volunteer day with ease. With a small amount of effort, volunteering can be made an enjoyable, rewarding, and sustainable endeavor.

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2023 Trends In Workplace Volunteering

Over the last few years, workplace volunteering has been on the rise. We take a deeper look at the three top trends shaping workplace volunteering in 2023.

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How Does Volunteering Help Reduce Employee Turnover?

To best illustrate the correlation between volunteering and employee turnover, we present a hypothetical case study scenario. Learn how a company’s volunteer efforts can improve an employee’s well-being, skill set, and satisfaction in the workplace.

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8 Corporate Volunteer Opportunities

We round up 8 corporate volunteer opportunities in which your organization can give back to the community, build team spirit, and boost employee morale.

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5 Ways To Engage Your Employees On Kambeo

Amplify your organization’s social impact on Kambeo by engaging your greatest supporters—your employees. We cover 5 ways to engage your employees on Kambeo, propelling social good across your organization.

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Engage Your Remote Workforce Through Virtual Volunteering

Although your remote employees are working outside a traditional office environment, employee engagement doesn’t have to be an afterthought. Virtual volunteering allows your remote employees to maintain a sense of connection with their colleagues and roles.

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Can A Workplace Volunteer Program Improve Productivity?

Workplace volunteering and productivity: how are these linked? We explore how a workplace volunteer program positively shifts the way in which an employee perceives and approaches their work.

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Company News

Employee Volunteer Spotlight: Steven Lambe

In this employee volunteer spotlight, Steven Lambe reflects on his volunteer experience with 44 Sarnia Imperial Royal Canadian Air Cadets. Learn more about his responsibilities and accomplishments throughout his 6+ years of volunteer work.

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Setting Up A Company Volunteer Event For Earth Day

Earth Day presents an opportunity for your company to get involved in the community and engage your employees. Learn how you can easily set up a company volunteer event on Kambeo to have a big social impact.

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Customer Stories

Customer Spotlight: Serco Canada

In this customer spotlight, we talk with Serco Canada, a provider of services to the federal and provincial governments, to discuss the success of their fundraiser hosted on Kambeo.

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Why Socially Responsible Companies Attract Talent

Job seekers look for flexible work hours, competitive pay, and health insurance. However, 64% of individuals won’t take a job unless an employer has strong CSR values, making social responsibility a key component to incorporate into your operations.

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Why Your Nonprofit Should Utilize Social Impact Software?

Grow and manage your donors, volunteers, and events with an all-in-one social impact software. A single software to help you fulfill your mission while reducing the strain on your nonprofit’s resources.

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Growing Your Business Through Social Good

Consumers are exposed to 4,000 to 10,000 ads each day. Yet, without appealing to their interests and values, differentiating against competitors is difficult. Learn how executing social good initiatives can keep your brand top of mind to gain market share.

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5 Community Investment Ideas For Your Business

Giving back to local causes should be at the centre of your CSR strategy. We explore five creative community investment ideas your business can explore to make a difference.

Customer Stories

Nonprofit Spotlight: Start2Finish

Nonprofit organizations continue to make a positive impact on the world by enriching people’s lives. We sit down with Jaime Luttmann at Start2Finish to discuss the generous work they do to assist at-risk children across Canada.

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Customer Stories

7 Causes Doing Good On Kambeo

Whether its finding solutions to emerging issues, implementing programs & services, or conducting research in a specific field, we explore 7 causes doing good on Kambeo’s social impact platform.

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Company News

Employee Spotlight: Neer Mistry

This month’s employee spotlight Product Designer Neer Mistry. Get to know more about Neer and his role at Kambeo.

Company News

The Evolution Of Kambeo

Every business has a story to tell. The story behind Kambeo is one of growth, drive, and hard work, as told by Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer Chris McIntosh.

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Strengthening Your Remote Teams Through A Culture Of Giving

Although your teams are working in different locations, collaboration and communication don’t have to lack. A culture of giving unites your remote team members, providing them with opportunities to connect through similar interests.

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Kambeo’s 2022 CSR Survey Findings: Canada and USA

We collected first-party data from CSR managers that are prioritizing social good to help your organization better understand the outcomes and measurement capabilities of a CSR program.

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How To Boost Employee Morale During Economic Uncertainty

Uncertain economic times can present a lot of “what-ifs?” No matter what challenges arise, employees should always feel valued and motivated by their team leaders. Boosting morale ensures that employees remain productive and maintain a positive outlook.

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Everything Your Organization Needs To Know About Starting A CSR Program

Starting a CSR program is similar to following a recipe. If the steps are listed out chronologically, it’s easy to follow. Otherwise, the end result often doesn’t turn out how we want it. We walk through a step-by-step process on how your organization can start a CSR program.

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First-Party Data: The Importance Of Collecting Employee Data

Organizations aim to learn as much as they can about their customers through first-party data. Employees shouldn’t go unnoticed, either. Gathering first-party data on employees helps to shape how workplace culture can be improved to increase retention.

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ROI Of A Social Impact Platform

When evaluating a social impact platform, businesses often wonder what they will gain in return. Will they be able to retain more employees and save on the cost of hiring? We explore the ROI of a social impact platform to show how it can be a profitable investment for your business.

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How Your Company Can Have A Positive Community Impact

Being an active community supporter starts with taking on social good initiatives and building them into your business framework. We discuss four ways your organization can positively impact the community.

Customer Stories

Customer Spotlight With Verdi Commerce

We sat down with Chris Lubick at Verdi Commerce to discuss how social impact plays an integral role in driving the purpose and strategy of their organization.

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Getting Started With An Employee Giving Program

An employee giving program merges the philanthropic and corporate worlds. A program that empowers employees to use their skills for the greater good and reach their full potential.

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How To Build A Values-Based Culture

Transformative leaders have the ability to reshape their organization into something greater. Building a values-based culture does just that—enhancing collaboration, performance, and unity among team members.

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How HR Leaders Can Intrinsically Motivate Employees

Intrinsic motivation may refer to the desire that comes from within an individual to take action; however, leaders can intrinsically motivate their employees to intensify that passion and drive. 

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3 Tips For Evaluating A Social Impact Platform

Evaluating a social impact platform—to assist your company in authentically demonstrating its purpose—can seem like a daunting task. Know what to look for and the questions to ask to ensure you make a well-informed decision.

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Company News

Employee Spotlight: Samir Ali and Leen Kamalmaz

This month’s employee spotlight features Samir Ali and Leen Kamalmaz—two of Kambeo’s most recent co-op students. During our conversation, we discuss their reasons for joining Kambeo and their co-op highlights.

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SEO Guidelines To Help Your Nonprofit Rank

If your website isn’t getting the traffic it deserves, it’s time to implement these nonprofit SEO guidelines into your strategy to help you rank higher and faster.

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Building A Sustainable Business For The Future

Sustainability is more than “going green.” Learn how your organization can balance tackling environmental, social, and ethical concerns to build a sustainable business—one that is equipped for the future.

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Understanding Your Social Impact

Regardless of if you are an individual, business, or nonprofit, taking the time to understand your social impact will help you realize how much of a change you are truly making.

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Does ESG Reporting Strengthen Brand Perception?

Sharing your social good results through ESG reporting outperforms reviews, advertisements, and personal interactions, which are believed to be the only factors that influence brand perception.

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Company News

Employee Spotlight: Nick Leonard

This month’s employee spotlight features the Director of Marketing at Kambeo, Nick Leonard. Get to know more about Nick and his journey with Kambeo.

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11 Questions To Ask Before Donating To Charity

With thousands of choices, donating to charity can appear overwhelming. While researching charitable organizations of interest before donating, ask yourself these 11 questions.

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Making A Big Social Impact In A Big State 

It’s never been more important for companies to demonstrate the good that they and their employees are doing in their communities and around the world.

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4 Tactics To Execute Employee-Led CSR Programs

What’s missing from the corporate social responsibility program described above?  An employee-led CSR approach. Employees want more than to passively participate in a company’s corporate

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Company News

Employee Spotlight: Scott Rowell

This month’s employee spotlight features Scott Rowell—Product Developer & Designer at Kambeo. Get to know more about Scott and his journey with Kambeo.

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10 CSR Statistics Every Business Needs To Know

We compiled 10 CSR statistics to help your business better understand the importance of corporate social responsibility and why you should implement a CSR program today.

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Company News

Volunteer Spotlight: Connection In Action Halton

Kambeo is changing the way people change the world. Two of Kambeo’s employees recently spent a morning volunteering with Connection in Action Halton to help fuel that change.

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Tips For Finding The Right Nonprofit Influencer

Nonprofit influencers can be just as vital to your organization as are your staff and volunteers. Be aware of what to look for when finding the perfect influencer to join forces with!

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Company News

Employee Spotlight: Stephanie Brown

This month’s employee spotlight features Stephanie Brown: Director of Strategic Initiatives at Kambeo. Get to know more about Stephanie and her journey with Kambeo.

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The Power of Online Auctions

Online auctions are a powerful way for nonprofits to reach their fundraising goals. We’re sharing the benefits of online auctions.

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Why Your Nonprofit Should Be Using TikTok

If you want to reach a larger audience, generate more donations, and get more people interested in volunteering, adding TikTok to your nonprofit’s digital marketing strategy is a must.

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Ways to Spark Philanthropy in Your Kids

Sparking the spirit of philanthropy in our youth and kids is important. We’re sharing some ideas on how to engage your kids to give back.

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Are Your Fall Fundraising Plans in Place?

Fall represents an incredible time to organize and host lots of exciting fundraisers.  We’re here to help you plan your fall fundraising calendar.  

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Lessons in Event Planning & Fundraising

A candid story about how impeccable planning can still result in disaster. Lessons to learn from to make sure your next event is a success.