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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…ise-investment/ and featured in a December 2008 of the Northern Nevada Business Weekly.

Summer has been extremely busy for the NPcatalyst team. Rather than spend the warm months surfing waves in the Pacific or backpacking along the Tahoe Rim Trail, we’ve been serving clients and connecting with corporate and charitable leaders across the country. This past weekend was spent in Tucson, where we met with numerous non-profit officials, […]

  As we’ve been working with local businesses on their community engagement, we’ve found that small business owners wish they could be more philanthropic. However, they face a number of challenges, no doubt beginning with time and financial resources, which prevent them from creating much of a storm in their giving.  What we’ve learned is […]

Creating an employee volunteer program

by pete on August 1, 2011 · 0 comments

  Businesses, large and small, have made financial contributions to non-profit, or community-benefit organizations, for many years. It wasn’t until recently that they began to increase their engagement…through volunteerism. Employee volunteer programs are becoming increasingly popular not just with large corporations, but small-to-mid-sized businesses seeking to enhance local communities and embark upon innovative business development […]

A campaign to spark community volunteerism in northern Nevada has received national recognition. The campaign’s organizer, NPcatalyst, is a finalist in the Philanthropic Small Business of the Year category. StayClassy, a San Diego-based online fundraising company, hosts The CLASSY Awards, which recognizes the top philanthropic achievements by charities, businesses, fundraisers and volunteers from across the […]

  As an executive of a small to large business, you likely receive many requests for charitable support, either seeking volunteer leadership, in-kind or product contributions, or financial donations. Whichever the case (or all), it is quite possible that a formal giving process or strategy is not in place…or underutilized (or not leveraged). As a […]

  We’re celebrating the two month anniversary of NPcatalyst’s public launching and excited to report that we’ve: Developed a wildly popular media partnership resource Delivered opportunities to 104 community organizations, businesses and business leaders Generated dozens of new donors and thousands of dollars within a 24-hour period to a local non-profit organization Reached thousands of connections, including current […]

  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 […]