Corporate Social Responsibility—Good for Society, Good for Business

New or small businesses may think of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs as something belonging in the domain of larger companies, but that is not necessarily true. There are many ways that small or mid-sized companies can develop social partnerships that also make good business sense. Recently, the Business Council of Westchester held its first […]

What to Consider Before Joining a Nonprofit Board of Directors

You have just been invited to join a respected nonprofit’s board of directors. Sounds flattering, right? Absolutely – and it should be. Nonprofit organizations provide critical services to those in need and have the ability to change lives, add culture, and/or improve our environment for the better. However, before immediately accepting this key position within […]

How to Become a Philanthropist

  When you think ‘philanthropy,’ do you envision famous, wealthy people such as Oprah, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg? And perhaps that thought is followed by, “If only I had the money to help.” The good news is that you can be a philanthropist even if you don’t have millions of dollars to give away. […]

4 Tips for Fun Family Volunteering

Are you trying to come up with some fun and valuable things that you can do with your family? Family volunteering is always worthwhile. It’s a great way to give back to your community, to bond with your spouse and kids, and to show your children the value of doing good things for others. If […]

Family Volunteer Day 11/21/15

The 25th Annual Family Volunteer Day will be celebrated this November 21 as families come together to volunteer in communities all across the country. This can be an exceptional opportunity for nonprofits to invite families to volunteer their time and talents and build valuable, long-term volunteer relationships during the process. Powered by generationOn.org and Disney […]