Corporate Funders Learning Network

Photo credit:  CREATE Lab<br>Many corporate grantmakers are funding STEM projects in their communities.GWP’s corporate funder learning network affords the opportunity to build strong relationships with colleagues in corporate giving and CSR. Participants benefit from benchmarking against one another, as well as exchanging strategies for how to capture the value and impact of their company’s philanthropy. Finally, GWP’s corporate members can connect with the region’s leading private foundations and a wide range of civic stakeholders – becoming part of the region’s broader philanthropic sector.

In the News

The 2018 Civic 50 Honorees
Friday, August 3, 2018

The Civic 50, an initiative of Points of Light, recognizes the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation each year as determined by an annual survey. By benchmarking and celebrating best practices, it provides a framework for good corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and other resources to improve the quality of life in their communities – turning good intentions into sound business practices. It is powered by True Impact

Why Starbucks’ Straw Ban Is An Environmental Milestone
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

This article discusses how the recent decision by Starbucks to phase out plastic straws in its stores by 2020, while not problem-free, is a starting point for a broader movement to deal with the growing problems of plastics. Combined with better recycling and waste management practices, this step could make a dent in the problem.

Upcoming Programs

GWP Corporate Funders’ Learning Network
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 11:30am

Join your colleagues for this opportunity to discuss the important role of crowdfunding, marketing, and storytelling in corporate giving.

GWP Corporate Funders’ Learning Network
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 12:00pm

GWP’s corporate funders' learning network affords the opportunity to build strong relationships with colleagues in corporate giving and CSR.