This past year has turned a lot of norms upside down and we are increasingly noticing companies getting involved in social justice issues. Many companies are asking themselves if they too should take a stand on important issues. While this isn’t a simple yes or no answer, there are several considerations to keep in mind.
Kick off the new year informed of all the latest trends. Check out these reads to handle the coming months like a boss!
For the past few years, we’ve taken time to reach out to friends and invite them to share what they are appreciative of. We have continued this tradition again and named it the #GratitudeTrain. Read on to view quotes from our friends and colleagues or view previous years’ here, here, and here.
The holiday season is such a beautiful season of giving and there are many opportunities to ‘be the change’. Happy Holidays from all of us at Starfish Impact!
At Starfish Impact, the team always keeps an ear to the ground to stay abreast of the latest trends in the nonprofit sector. With about a third of a nonprofit’s fundraising budget raised in the last month of the year, #GivingTuesday is the unofficial kickoff of year end giving. These are a few trends we noticed from 2017’s #GivingTuesday:
This year, we’ve curated a holiday gift guide of some of our favorite gifts by recipient. All the recommendations touch on sustainability, clean supply chain, fair labor practices, and double bottom lines.
Reading serves so many purposes and some of them are about in depth learning and personal connection to an issue or topic. The following books each provide an opportunity with children (or grandchildren) of any age to learn about and work on cultivating gratitude. The books are arranged from the earliest listeners to more advanced readers.
Enclosed we share the nonprofit winners of the 2017 #SupportingOurSector contest!
Over 1500 individuals shared their passions for community organizations that they nominated for #SupportingOurSector’s prize this year. This last post in the four part series features several additional organizations and the reasons why they were nominated. Bring your tissue box for them!