Research proves that corporate citizenship can increase a corporation's ROI, boost employee morale, provide better employee recruitment and retention, establish credibilityfor its brand, increase its competitive advantage, and enhance customer loyalty.
Source: "Good Companies, Better Employees", The Corporate Citizenship Company (London); Chief Executive Magazine (Greenwich, CT)
8 in 10 Americans say corporate support of causes helps earn their loyalty to a business...Employees and customers prefer organizations that are associated with a good cause and towards a common purpose--improving life in their community.
72% of Americans want their employers to do more to support a cause or social issue. 89% of those familiar with their companies' cause programs feel a strong sense of loyalty to their employers. 93% say it is important for their companies to provide them with opportunities to become involved with social issues.
Source: "Cone Cause Evolution & Environmental Survey", 2007, Cone Inc. - Strategic Marketing Firm (Boston)
Corporate Charitable Funds, Customized Corporate Sponsorships and Giving Strategies give Acadiana companies the opportunity to give back to their community while utilizing the expertise of the Foundation, and receiving maximum tax advantages. We provide many creative and organized partnership opportunities, here are a few:
Corporate Donor Advised Fund
Gifts to your corporate fund receive an immediate tax-deduction
Actively particiate in your company's charitable donation process and easily give to multiple nonprofit organizations
Support existing charitable projects and organizations and/or recommend new ones
Fund advisors can be your Board of Directors, a committee of your employees, or a combination of both
Employee Giving Program
Program begins with a gift from your organization
Employees can suggest donations which are matched from your Matching Gifts Fund
Encourages charitable giving and demonstrates appreciation for your employees
Key-Employee Donor Advised Fund
Encourages your executives to establish a personal or family donor advised fund and attributes support for their giving to your company
Helps your company attract and retain key-employees.
Giving Card Program
Encourages giving to charities and improving the quality of life in Acadiana.
Elevates employee morale.
Promotes your commitment to your community.
Can be given to both employees and clients for Holidays or special occasions.
Can be customized with company logo and colors.
Friends of the Community Fund
Illustrates your company's leadership in promoting community philanthropy
Provides community resources to increase giving
Contributions can be made from an existing fund or separately on an annual basis
Other Corporate Fund Options
Corporate Scholarship Funds
Disaster Relief Funds
Private Label Giving Cards
Organized and Effective Giving Strategy
Maximum Community Impact
Unique and Customized Strategy
Expertise in Community Needs and Grant-Making
For more information, call Raymond Hebert at 337.769.4840.