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Giving in Numbers: A Preview of the 2015 Engagement Survey

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CECP, in association with The Conference Board, has released a brief of the 2015 Giving in Numbers, the most complete annual survey of corporate societal engagement. The full results will be released in autumn 2015 and will reflect responses from 271 multi-billion dollar companies with aggregate revenues of US $8.3 trillion.

 

The brief indicates that companies are increasingly seeing community investment as essential to their operations, and many companies are choosing to involve employees in their social engagement plans. For example, the survey found:

 

  • corporate matches of employee donations accounted for 12% of total corporate cash contributions.
  •  9 out of 10 companies offered an employee matching program.
  •  6 out of 10 companies offered paid-release time volunteer programs.
  • 30% of employees volunteering is average.
  • 50% of employees volunteering is the minimum to be in the top quartile.

 

You can find more statistics from the Giving in Numbers Brief here.

 

Does your company involve employees in your engagement with the arts? Tell us about it using #ArtsandBiz on Twitter or email pARTnership@artsusa.org.

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