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Habits of highly effective giving

by pete on August 16, 2016

  Like in business, charitable organizations require revenue to not only exist, but to provide support, growth, and opportunity to the beneficiaries they serve. Billions of dollars are contributed to organizations each year. Some donors may question is this enough or is their contribution needed? However, the more appropriate questions might be “Am I giving to the right […]

Charitable Giving…A Wise Investment

by pete on February 23, 2015 · 0 comments

Originally posted on 12/6/08 at http://parkerdevelopment.wordpress.com/2008/12/02/charitable-giv…ise-investment/ and featured in a December 2008 of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

For immediate release   Small businesses to make large community splash   RENO – In an effort to stimulate the local economy and meet vital community needs, Reno-based NPcatalyst has created the Community Catalyst Charitable Fund for small businesses. Companies with annual revenues less than $500,000 will bind together to meet specific charitable initiatives and […]

  Do you wonder where your staff members volunteer in the community? What about the professional membership and affiliations or the places they network? Do you recognized employees for their community involvement? Have you ever considered volunteerism as an avenue of corporate growth? Have you leveraged your company’s community engagement for positive brand awareness? The NPcatalyst team has […]

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NPcatalyst releases a Corporate Giving Resource Guide Reno, Nev.— Giving back to charity, when coordinated in a strategic manner, generates positive and measured corporate growth. Unfortunately, only a small percentage of businesses in northern Nevada have adopted strategic giving plans. NPcatalyst, a Reno-based company specializing in the design and facilitation of […]

NPcatalyst, L.L.C. setting the standard in community engagement NPcatalyst, L.L.C. (formerly Parker Development Services), a Reno-based firm, works with corporate and non-profit clients to achieve measured community-driven results. Services feature strategy development, charitable giving facilitation, and public awareness through a best practices-driven model. Passionate about the non-profit sector, managing partner, Pete Parker, believes active community […]

What’s Your Philanthropic Footprint?

by pete on July 7, 2010

By Pete Parker Do you or your business follow a charitable giving “plan”, or similar strategy, to make donations of time and dollar to charitable organizations? If you do, is it working for you…for your business…for the community? Could you (or your business) be leveraging your giving to generate positive awareness, seek new customers, develop […]

By Pete Parker. Creating corporate giving programs can be both exciting and challenging. There are many opportunities associated with advancing the greater good. Taking the first step towards developing the plan might just be most difficult, yet empowering step taken. Do you hire staff…a consultant…or do it yourself? How much time, energy and funds do […]

By Pete Parker Running a business during these economic times has been and will continue to be extremely challenging. Whether it’s managing a large corporation or small business, today’s business leaders must change as the overall business environment changes.  While there doesn’t appear to an ideal formula for success, corporations are beginning to take greater […]