Agenda

 

Goodness Matters 2019 is shaping up to be our best conference yet! We are planning everything you can imagine, from inspiring talks from industry leaders and fresh client stories to an exclusive look at where Benevity’s products are headed next. And, of course, tons of opportunities to connect and exchange ideas with people who walk in your shoes every day.

*agenda items subject to change

 
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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

 

11:00am - 6:00pm

Registration

 
 

Get Hands-on at Our Pre-Conference Labs

Exclusively available with the All-Access Pass, join us for a half-day of hands-on workshops the day before our official conference kicks off. In a single afternoon, you’ll glean valuable best practices, build tangible strategies and create action plans you can put to work when you’re back in the office on Monday. All of this in an intimate setting of CSR and employee engagement pros who are working to make the world a better place–just like you!

 
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1:00pm – 4:00pm

Pick one Pre-Conference Lab

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Building the Case (and Pitch!) for the Goodness Program Your Company Deserves

Janelle Saunders, Director, Goodness Solutions & Nicole Campbell, Principal, Goodness Consulting

Perfect if you're strategizing a new program or refreshing an existing one!

Ready to create or refresh your company's approach to Goodness? Need help making the business case and putting together a plan for internal buy-in? Need to figure out how to manage change?

No problem, we've got you covered! In this Lab, we'll work together to create a business case and pitch that will turn your vision into reality.

Together, we'll:

  • Craft a business case based on your company's unique needs, challenges and opportunities

  • Prepare a plan to evangelize your vision with internal stakeholders

  • Share tips & tricks on how to champion change in your company

  • Provide you with a few tools of the trade to calculate quantifiable savings and opportunity

  • Practice your pitch and get feedback from the group!


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Benevity Reporting Lab: Mastering the Art and Science of Your Data

Alex Joyce, Manager, Reporting & Analytics, Jessica Clairmont, Analytics Analyst, Wade Lahring, Relationship Manager & Patrick Mair, Director, Analytics & Insights

Perfect for all Spark users of all levels

In this interactive Lab, our number nerds will help you master Benevity Reporting; from dashboards to stock reports to highly customized reports and visualizations of your own. We will walk you through scenarios based on real-world challenges and opportunities and get hands-on in Benevity Reporting as you pull data, build dashboards and get the opportunity to ask questions.

Together we’ll look at:

  • Time-saving stock reports that you’ll want at your fingertips

  • When to use the embedded dashboard

  • How to use the currency exchange rates report

  • Aligning volunteering, giving and grants metrics

  • Accessing the Benevity B-hive to help with reporting

Bring your laptop for this one!

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Content Reigns: Inspiring Action and Engagement in Your Initiatives

Robb Johnstone, Product Content, Writer & Andrew Wedderburn, Product Content, Team Lead

Perfect for all Spark users

The cliché is true! In this Lab, our Content Kings will help you learn the secrets to creating compelling content that increases awareness, builds connection and, most importantly, inspires action.

Together, we’ll explore:

  • The anatomy of content that changes behavior

  • How to create compelling Giving and Volunteering Opportunities and Missions

  • Selecting images that tell the right story

  • How to use stats and stories that inspire people to get involved

Global Goodness: Creating a Purpose-Driven Culture Across Borders

Chris Venter, Director, Goodness Solutions & Dave Sciuk, VP Corporate Development

Perfect if you're adding a global component to your existing program or planning to launch a global program from the ground up

Thinking about taking your program global? Need some help? We can get started right here!

In this Lab, we’ll help you design a plan that includes all of the elements of a successful global program that unifies your people, including:

  • Identifying goals and objectives that align your program to your corporate strategy

  • Aligning all parties: how (and when) to involve local business and HR leaders

  • Engaging global ambassadors: how to train, empower and rally local employee champions in each region

  • Success stories from the Benevity community, including insight into the cultural nuances around giving back—whether it’s time, money, product or actions—across the globe

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Infusing Your Employee Experience with Goodness

Samantha Sasyniuk, Solution Consultant & Jen Ming, Relationship Manager

Perfect if you're implementing Spark or are a Spark user of any level

Back by popular demand! Creating a purpose-driven culture is a journey that takes thoughtfulness, creativity and cross-company collaboration. In this session, you will work with other leaders in the Benevity client community to brainstorm ideas for making meaningful connections with your people along their employee journey—from recruitment all the way to retirement. You’ll leave this Lab with a solid action plan you can start implementing as soon as you get back to the office. Just wait to see the incredible employee experience you can build when you infuse Goodness every step of the way!

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Power of Promotion: Tried and True Communications Strategies

Joint presentation with Illumina, Equinix & TransCanada

Nadine James, Goodness Consultant

Perfect if you're implementing Spark, getting ready to launch, have specific campaigns or looking to increase participation in your program.

In collaboration with Illumina, Equinix and TransCanada, this Lab speaks to a common challenge we hear from our clients: “how should I promote my program across different demographics, and how can I customize it to each audience?” Together, we’ll work to create a communication plan that meets your company’s and your program’s needs, including:

  • Creating communication goals and objectives, and aligning your message to your company’s overall brand message

  • Identifying the resources, tools and support that may already be within your company

  • Developing a Goodness campaign calendar

  • Applying principles of persuasion/marketing in your communications to create resonant messages

  • Clever ways to engage hard-to-reach employees and audiences

 
 
 

6:00pm - 9:00pm

 

Goodness Matters Mixer (and Volunteer Opportunity!)

We can’t wait to officially welcome you to Goodness Matters 2019 with this casual mixer! (T-shirts are cool—literally—and be sure to wear comfy shoes because we’ll be on grass.)

Enjoy drinks, food and friends, and get pumped to do some good together with a great organization called Together We Rise, building bikes for foster kids in the Palm Springs area.

 
 

If you’ve already registered for a General Pass and there’s a Pre-Conference Lab you don’t want to miss, it’s easy to upgrade to the All-Access Pass. Just email us at goodnessmatters@benevity.com.

 
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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

 
 

8:00am - 9:00am

 

Breakfast

 
 
 

9:00am - 9:45am

 

A Big Benevity Welcome

Bryan de Lottinville, CEO

Hear from our fearless founder and CEO, Bryan de Lottinville, on how a changing industry and changing world are inspiring us to imagine a new “why” for Goodness. He’ll take us through the milestones that Benevity, our client community and charities have achieved together and share our vision for where we want to go next—with you!

 
 
 

9:45am - 10:30am

 

Opening Keynote

Jane McGonigal

World-renowned game designer, author and futurist Jane McGonigal will talk about how the gaming world isn’t so different from the CSR world. With both, we have an opportunity to create a future where empowered, hopeful people work together to solve the biggest social, economic and environmental problems. To do this, we need to imagine “epic wins” and then give people the means to achieve the epic win. Sound ambitious? Jane believes we can create any future we can imagine—and we agree!

 
 
 

10:30am - 11:00am

 

Networking & Demo Stations

Take a break and get to know some of your fellow attendees, visit speakers at the speakers’ corner or check out one of our Demo Stations for live product demos.

 
 
 

11:00am - 11:45am

 

Client Panel: Game Changing Brands

Anusha Srijeyanathan, VP Client Success, Benevity, Karen Bergin, Global Director of Employee Engagement, Microsoft & Tanya Bell, Senior Manager, Citizenship Engagement, RBC

It’s becoming abundantly clear that we’re no longer in just a for-profit economy. We’re in a for-purpose world, where business is becoming the force for good—both for society and individual well-being. Fast forward a year from Larry Fink’s call for purpose and profit that raised the profile of Corporate Social Responsibility programs, and we’re seeing more and more companies embracing a “for-purpose” strategy. In this session, we’ll share how large, progressive companies are strategically evolving their programs to meet the new expectations (and opportunities) of today’s economy and workforce.

 
 
 

11:45am - 12:30pm

 

Benevity Now & Next: A Review and Preview of Benevity’s Latest (and Greatest!) Products

Kevin McLean, Senior Product Manager & Christa Denton, Senior Product Manager

Always a much-anticipated session of the conference, join us for a look at some of the hottest releases from the year and a glimpse into Benevity’s newest (and most exciting!) product innovations set to be released this year.

 
 
 

12:30pm - 1:30pm

 

Networking Lunch

Connect with others from the same industry who have similar goals and challenges, and share ideas and best practices.

 
 
 

1:30pm - 2:00pm

 

B-10s: 10-Minute Tech Showcases with Benevity Experts

10-minute glimpses into some of our most powerful products and features that we think you oughtta know about!

1:30-1:40pm
Swarm the B-Hive: Our Goodness Community of Practice - Rita Michaud, Product Marketing Manager, Community & Content

1:40-1:50pm
Goodness on the Go: Introducing Benevity Mobile - Will Fowler, Software Developer, Mobile

1:50-2:00pm
Missions: Inspiring a Purpose-Driven Culture Through Small Actions - Renee Matsalla, Product Manager

 
 
 

2:00pm - 2:45pm

 

Breakouts

Client Success Story:
Evolving from a Pledge-Based Program to Year-Round Goodness

Jennifer Fines, Relationship Team Leader, Benevity & Deborah Swartz, Corporate Citizenship Lead, Accenture Canada

Perfect if you're strategizing a new workplace giving program or refreshing an existing one!

Ready to move from a pledge-based program to an open, year-round program? You probably have a few questions, like how do I run year-round campaigns? What is the user experience like? What can I expect from an open program? Can I still enable pledges? We’ll answer all of these questions and more, and share examples from clients who have made the transition and created incredible social and business impact as a result.

Closing the Digital Skills Gap: How Microsoft is Using Skills-Based Volunteering to Prepare for the Future Economy in the US and UK

Mike Bader, CTO, Benevity; Mike Brewer, Director of Microsoft Philanthropies, Dave Barnett, Program Manager of Microsoft Philanthropies & Eve Joseph, Social Responsibility Manager at Microsoft UK

Perfect for anyone interested in skills-based volunteering

The world is changing fast, and companies have a huge role to play when it comes to creating a positive and inclusive future. Join us for a live Q&A with Mike Brewer, Director of Microsoft Philanthropies, Dave Barnett, Program Manager of Microsoft Philanthropies and Eve Joseph, Social Responsibility Manager at Microsoft UK, as they discuss how they’re driving more skills-based volunteering, like their annual Hack for Good event, and how this approach is helping the US and UK fill the digital skills gap.

Life After the Honeymoon: What to Expect After Signing with Benevity

Dan Bremner, Solutions Engineer

Perfect if you're a Benevity guest

Considering Benevity? Get together with other people who are in the same boat and let’s talk about what you can expect when you partner with us. In an informal setting, we’ll chat about:

  • What the implementation process looks like

  • What Goodness Consulting is and how can it help you build the right program for your company and your people

  • The Benevity teams that will support your program

  • What it means to be part of our client community

  • All the resources available to help you do more good

  • All of your questions!

Maximize Your Impact (Without Increasing Your Budget)!

Tanya Dordevic, Program Manager

Perfect if you're implementing Spark or looking to evolve your program for more impact

This snappy session will highlight some of the insights Benevity's Department of Mysteries has unearthed when companies start getting creative with their Goodness budgets. You'll get the data, stories and tricks to generating greater employee engagement in your programs that are sure to increase your social (and business) impact—without increasing your budget!

Building a Grants Experience that Delivers Better Impact Stories

Andy Cummings, Director, Goodness Solutions & Rob Starr, Director, Grant Solutions

Perfect for Grants users and decision-makers

In this session, we’ll dig into how you can build your grants experience to collect the data and insights that will help you tell a compelling impact story. We’ll explore best practices and client stories to help you ensure your grants forms are serving the right purpose and how you can optimize them to make your reporting more efficient and impactful.

We will explore:

  • Collecting the critical elements of effective impact storytelling

  • Designing your applicant experience to promote grant requests that drive your purpose

  • How your forms can help you collect the right data for decision making and reporting

  • The importance of follow-up data collection for your impact reporting

 
 
 

2:00pm - 3:45pm

 

Spark Innovation Workshop: Mobile & Content

Jim Olson, Director, Product Design & Chris Foster, Director, Product Strategy

Perfect for all Spark users

You use our products every day, so we think you probably have some pretty awesome insight into things that would make them even better!

This interactive session is your chance to share your ideas and needs to help us imagine what’s possible, through the lens of your employees, as we build and advance our products. In this workshop, we'll brainstorm around the Spark mobile experience and a ground-breaking approach to content that brings people together around the causes that matter to them.

 
 
 

2:45pm - 3:00pm

 

3:00pm - 3:45pm

 

Networking Break and Demo Stations

 

Top 5 Tech Tips for Spark Power Admins to Drive Employee Engagement

Curtis Lesperance, Operation Analyst, Team Lead

Perfect for advanced Spark admins

In this session, we will share the most frequently asked questions from Spark Power Users. We’ll answer these questions live and equip you with technical tips and tricks for how to use Spark to run engaging campaigns and programs.

Unveiling the New Benevity Grants

Andrew Nazareth, Solutions Engineer

Perfect if you use Benevity Grants or are interested in learning more about it

Say hello to the new Benevity Grants! We’ve re-imagined everything—the workflow, user experience and interface—to create a simple and intuitive granting solution that we think you’re going to love. We’ll explore all of the updates, including:

  • Automated workflow

  • Simple and intuitive interface

  • Cause filtering

  • New form creation processes

  • Links to the Benevity Causes Portal

  • Aggregated disbursements

Versaic by Benevity – What’s New and What's Next?

Andy Cummings, Director, Goodness Solutions

Perfect if you use Versaic by Benevity or are interested in learning more about it

Get a glimpse into the most recent product enhancements delivered within the Versaic by Benevity Grants solution and get an insider's peek into what's coming next.

Client Success Story: Local Champions: Your Biggest Asset in Goodness

Breanne Parker, Relationship Manager, Benevity & Tanya Bell, Senior Manager, Citizenship Engagement | Corporate Citizenship, Royal Bank of Canada

Perfect if you're implementing Spark, getting ready to launch, or if you are a Spark user of any level

Your people are your best asset, and engaging local ambassadors (or program champions) will create more impact for your program. They make it easier for employees to get engaged in your efforts, and in the community, and when you train your people to become ambassadors, they gain a sense of ownership and can deliver more support for the causes your company and people care about. And all of that leads to more donations and more volunteers! Tanya Bell, Senior Manager of Citizenship Engagement at Royal Bank of Canada will share her journey creating and leading a local ambassador program. In this session, you’ll also learn:

  • Best practices for running ambassador programs

  • How to train and engage your ambassadors

  • Successful approaches from other companies using ambassadors

Serving the Charitable Landscape: A Look at the Benevity Causes Portal

Erin McLean, Senior Manager, Charity Relations & Christa Denton, Senior Product Manager

Perfect for everyone!

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the nonprofit experience through the Benevity Causes Portal and learn how you can better engage with organizations, build upon existing partnerships and create content to help promote causes that matter to you.

In this session, you will:

  • Learn how our simplified registration process saves charities valuable time and resources

  • Look at the value and impact of a micro-donation aggregation model and how this funding method is shifting the way charities process gifts and steward a new breed of donors

  • Deepen your understanding of some of the misconceptions around fees in the charitable space

  • Get a sneak peek into some of the immediate and longer-term investments we're making to cultivate more purposeful relationships with charities

 
 
 

3:55pm - 4:30pm

 

Lightning Talks: 10-Minute Showcases from the Benevity Client Community

Think fast! You’ll be on the edge of your seat for this lightning-round showcase from inspirational leaders in the Benevity client community who are turning imagination into reality and making notable impacts in their own unique ways.

First Tech Financial - Nicole Frisch, Senior Director, Community Engagement

Okta - Anna Currin, Program Manager, Employee & Community Impact

TripAdvisor - Kayla Mottola, Senior Specialist

 
 
 

4:30pm - 5:15pm

 

Tackling the World's Biggest Social Problems: Perspectives from the Benevity Nonprofit Community Council

Andy Howell, Chief Operating Officer, Benevity, Danielle Silber, Director of Strategic Partnerships, ACLU, Mark Giordono, VP of Development, FIRST & Cheron Carlson, Manager for Private Sector Engagement, WWF

From climate change to human rights, from STEM to education, our very own BNCC members will discuss how they are solving some of the world's most daunting challenges facing humanity today (both macro and micro) and what the charitable landscape needs most from individuals and corporations.

 
 
 

5:15pm - 6:00pm

 

Demo Stations

 
 
 

7:00pm – 9:00pm

 

The 2019 Goodies: Benevity’s Annual Awards Gala

We’re blown away every day by companies like yours that are creating amazing impact, and we think they’re worth celebrating—in style. So let’s add some glam to Goodness! This year’s corporate Goodness awards go to…people who had the courage to imagine what’s possible, and made it happen! (And of course we’ll wine you, dine you and entertain you,too.)

 



Thursday, February 28, 2019

 
 

8:00am - 9:00am

 

9:00am - 9:45am

 

Breakfast

 

Power of Purpose

Afdhel Aziz

Purpose is the buzzword of the moment, with billion-dollar purpose-driven brands like Tesla, Patagonia and Airbnb leading the cultural revolution around business as a force for good. But what is brand purpose? What are some of the myths and misconceptions around it? How can older companies reverse-engineer it into their DNA in an authentic and meaningful way? And how can leaders harness its power to create compelling brand propositions for a new generation of socially-aware consumers—as well as attract the best employee talent who want to do meaningful work? In this illuminating talk, Afdhel Aziz shares examples from brands like Nike, Adidas, Tesla, Patagonia Unilever and many others to help introduce the topic in a clear and insightful way.

 
 
 

9:45am - 10:30am

 

Social Impact: Models for Measurement

Moderated by Farron Levy, CEO of True Impact & Shawn Kahle, VP Corporate Social Responsibility and Community Engagement, Assurant Inc. Christy Duncan Anderson, Executive Director of Albertsons.

Impact. It's the word we all use, but measuring it is no simple matter. Hear from leading experts on measuring social impact, along with a panel of Benevity clients who will share their own unique approaches to measuring social impact and how they are telling their story to the world.

 
 
 

10:30am - 11:15am

 

Lightning Talks: Inspiring 10-Minute Showcases from the Benevity Client Community

Think fast (again)! You’ll be on the edge of your seat for this final lightning-round showcase from inspirational leaders in the Benevity client community who are turning imagination into reality and making a notable impact in their own unique ways.

Charles Schwab - Amanda Lenaghan, Senior Program Manager, Schwab Community Services

Lush - Tricia Stevens, Charitable Giving & Ethical Campaigns Manager

T-Mobile - Teresa Towey, CSR Program Manager & Beret Kline, Program Manager, T-Mobile Corporate Responsibility

 
 
 

11:15am - 11:30am

 

Networking Break & Demo Stations

 
 
 

11:30am - 12:00pm

 

Brands of the Future: Business as the Force for Social Change

Whitney Dailey, VP Marketing/Research and Insights, Cone Communications, Karolina Walecik, VP of Social Impact, BlackRock & Alexis Bechtol, Senior Manager, Community Affairs, Levi Strauss

More and more companies are taking a stand on pressing social issues. It’s not an easy to do, and it requires a delicate balance between employee support and brand reputation. In this panel, our moderator will talk to some brave brands who have recently shown the courage to be a positive force for social change in very public ways.

 
 
 

12:00pm - 12:30pm

 

Open Mic with Afdhel Aziz: The Courage to Imagine: Transforming Your Vision into Reality

This fast and fun roundtable format will give you the chance to meet and chat with peers who have been in your shoes. Seize this opportunity to brainstorm practical solutions to your shared challenges.

 
 
 

12:30pm - 1:30pm

 

Lunch

 
 
 

1:30pm - 2:00pm

 

B-10s: 10-Minute Tech Showcases with Benevity Experts

10-minute glimpses into some of our most powerful products and features that we think you oughtta know about!

1:30-1:40pm
Embedding Goodness into Your Consumer Brand - Aengus Bates, Product Manager

1:40-1:50pm
Always be Prepared: Disaster Relief in Spark - Jill Southam, Solution Engineer

1:50-2:00pm
Putting the Fun in Friendraising - Lauren Smith, Relationship Manager

 
 
 

2:00pm - 2:45pm

 

Breakouts

Beginning to Belong: How First Tech is Creating an Inclusive Culture Where Everyone Can Become Agents of Change

Renee Matsalla, Product Manager, Benevity & Nicole Frisch, Senior Director, Community Engagement, First Tech Financial

Perfect for everyone!

Benevity's latest product innovation, Missions, is being used to drive more inclusive cultures where more people have the opportunity to participate and become agents of change—at work and in the world. Hear how First Tech, a financial services company, took the plunge and ran a beta of our Missions Belonging Content Library to move the needle on inclusion, and make Goodness something for everyone.

Join us to get:

  • An understanding of why a sense of belonging is key to an inclusive and successful workplace

  • Some immediately actionable practices you can use to build belonging now

  • An understanding of how Missions can help infuse purpose and belonging into your culture, and create endless opportunities for more people to do good.

Hacking Goodness: Fun Ways to Engage Your Employees in Doing Good

April Vande Beek, Manager, Communications & Culture & Briana Inlow, Relationship Manager

Perfect if you're a Benevity guest, implementing, new to Spark or if you’re an existing Spark user of any level

Want to take your employee engagement to the next level? This session will challenge you to think outside of the box to run fun and innovative campaigns that really drive participation and social impact. Whether it’s gamification, competition, communications or events, this session is jam-packed with ideas that will get your creative juices flowing and get the Goodness going.

Benevity Reporting: The Top Sources of Data You Need at Your Fingertips

Patrick Mair, Director, Analytics & Insights & Jon Tempest, Senior Manager, Pre-sales Solutions

Perfect if you’re a Benevity guest, implementing, or new to Benevity reporting

For data nerds and data hacks alike, this session will take you inside Benevity Reporting. In this session, you will learn about the top reports being used by the Benevity client community, get tips for how to leverage your dashboard for program insight at your fingertips and have your reporting questions answered by our resident data gurus.

Innovation Workshop: Impact Reporting

David Epstein, Business Director, Grants & Spencer Goldade, UX Designer

Perfect for Grants users and decision-makers

This session is an opportunity to share our collective knowledge and help shape Benevity’s new impact reporting feature. We’ll talk about how impact is measured across distinct programs, how it’s used to inform future program decisions and how it can create opportunities to better align your programs with your company’s strategic goals and help you deliver even more impact for your organization—and the world.

Client Success Story: Making Global Local: Building International Goodness Programs that Deliver Greater Impact

Chelsea de Hoop, Relationship Manager & Saskia Knight, International Relations Specialist, Benevity & Rachael Claudio, Global Employee Engagement & Philanthropy, PayPal

Perfect if you're curious about adding a global component to your existing program or planning to launch a global program from the ground up

In this session, we’ll focus on the importance of inclusive and locally-relevant approaches when expanding your programs globally. Join Rachael Claudio, Global Employee Engagement & Philanthropy Manager at PayPal, as she shares PayPal's journey into Global Goodness. We will explore the “why” behind going global, best practices for successful implementation, and what’s next for global Goodness.

 
 
 

2:45pm - 3:00pm

 

Networking Break

 
 
 

3:00pm - 3:45pm

 

Breakouts

Getting Ready for a Benevolution

Spencer Woltz, Senior Manager, Technical Services & Sheena Carson, Client Success, Enablement Specialist

Perfect if you're implementing Spark, getting ready to launch or re-launch your program

Getting ready to launch (or re-launch your Goodness program)? We’ll explore tips and tricks for getting people on board from day one and look at how your new (or improved) program can help you develop a purpose-driven culture that will have more social impact than you could have imagined.

Together, we'll cover:

  • Must-have features for a successful launch

  • Using the Giving Account to achieve record giving (and familiarity with your program)

  • Putting together a communications plan to launch your program

  • Using your program to drive awareness in your community

Creative Campaign and Communications Strategies that Work

Edmond Palao, Manager, Client Success & Wade Lahring, Product Owner

Perfect for all Spark users

Let’s get creative with campaign strategies that are as fun as they are effective! In this session, you’ll get your creative juices flowing as we talk about how companies are using communications, campaigns and A/B testing strategies to effectively promote their programs and boost overall employee engagement.

You’ll come away with easy and actionable ways to increase your program’s impact.

Getting Funds to Charities in the Most Efficient Way

Drake Hankinson, Cause Disbursement Analyst & Jessica Ottenbreit, Project Manager

Perfect for prospects, implementing clients and those who’d like a refresher

Catch up with Benevity's resident disbursement experts to find out how Benevity gets your funds to recipient causes in the most efficient, accurate and scalable way. We’ll touch on everything from donor advice to float funds, manual checks to EFT and tax receipts to donation acknowledgements. We’ll also de-mystify the complex world of making sure charities get the funds they require to focus on their social missions.

Making Change: Building the Business Case for Your New Goodness Program

Nicole Campbell, Principal, Goodness Consulting

Perfect if you're strategizing a new workplace giving program or refreshing an existing one!

Before we head back to the office, let's take some time to pull together all of the valuable tidbits you've learned and help you craft a business case and plan to address the internal change and buy-in you'll need to make your new program a success. Bonus: we have a few tools you can leverage to demonstrate the value to your business!

From Grants to Goodness: A New Era of Impact

Mira Shemtov, Director, Goodness Solutions

Perfect for Grants users and decision-makers

We’re in a new era of corporate “Goodness” where employees and customers want to participate in the impact companies are making. This shift is taking grantmaking in a new direction, with purpose-driven companies involving (not just informing) more stakeholders than ever before!

Join us to learn:

  • The trends that are leading this cultural shift

  • Stories from companies that are embracing a holistic approach and the incredible results they’re seeing

  • Strategies for how to build awareness, engage your people (and the public) and create greater impact for everyone

 
 
 

3:45pm - 4:30pm

 

Goodness Matters Farewell

Let’s make the most of our last day in Palm Springs and enjoy some cocktails over conversation with your new friends from the Benevity client community.

 
 
 
 
 

Registration is now closed. Please contact goodnessmatters@benevity.com with any questions.