The Funders Guide to Investing in Volunteer Engagement

This ground-breaking resource from The Leighty Foundation gives funders and nonprofit organizations common data and common language to jointly create innovative strategies to better utilize critical volunteer energy for the good of our communities.

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As the second annual Global Volunteer Month begins, think of the many ways you rely on your grantees and nonprofit partners to provide meaningful, relevant and impactful volunteer projects to support your company's social impact strategy. There's no better way to ensure that those community organizations have the right resources and infrastructure in place to create these service opportunities than by funding volunteer engagement.

Read The Funders Guide for more compelling reasons to include these types of investments in your grantmaking plans for the coming years!

We are thankful to the Leighty Foundation for creating this resource and for granting permission to share it with you through the Community for Employee Civic Engagement. Read more about the importance of investing in volunteer engagement here.

Katy Elder

Vice President, Business Innovation, Points of Light

A member of the Points of Light team since November 2012, Katy serves as Vice President, Business Innovation. She brings with her nearly 20 years of experience in employee volunteerism, community affairs and internal communications. After leading Points of Light’s corporate consulting practice for six years, she is now responsible for developing content and innovative learning opportunities to advance the corporate citizenship sector.

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