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The Secret to Sticky Volunteering Stories

Ryan Scott | Posted 10.01.2013 | Impact
Ryan Scott

Storytelling is a hot marketing buzzword these days, and for good reason. It's a valuable tool for many aspects of business, and a particularly important practice when it comes to community impact.

Crowding to a Cause

Ryan Scott | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Ryan Scott

Ordinary people can do great things when they act collectively, so crowd psychology can play a big part in the success of non-profit crowdfunding efforts.

For Non-Profits Seeking Funding, Remember the Power of One

Ryan Scott | Posted 12.09.2012 | Impact
Ryan Scott

According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), over 1.5 million non-profits are registered in the U.S. While many of them receive assistance through corporate philanthropy and employee volunteer programs, in general all of them compete for a limited giving pool.

3 Ways to Be the Non-Profit Companies Love Giving to

Ryan Scott | Posted 11.05.2012 | Impact
Ryan Scott

When you get the word out about how a company's volunteer and giving program helped your organization, you demonstrate a savvy gratitude that encourages future corporate partners to work with you.

Social Good Stars: Causecast CEO Ryan Scott on the Future of Cause Marketing

Amy Neumann | Posted 05.28.2012 | Impact
Amy Neumann

Ryan Scott, CEO of Causecast, is a visionary idealist with a plan. As a leader in the cause marketing field, he has some inspiring and thought-provoking insights into the future of Social Good.

Causecast Makes It Easy for Companies to Give Back

Auren Kaplan | Posted 04.03.2012 | Impact
Auren Kaplan

Just as consumers have come to expect brands to support causes, employees now expect their companies to engage them in serious and meaningful ways around the causes they care about.

The Rise of Cause Integration

Reena De Asis | Posted 08.02.2011 | Impact
Reena De Asis

Now is the time to engage and be part of the long-term solution where businesses integrate with the nonprofit sector. These worlds don't have to be exclusive; a mutually beneficial relationship is well within reach

'The Wikipedia Of Philanthropy'

Mashable | Posted 08.02.2011 | Impact

Causecast is aiming to become the Wikipedia of philanthropy with the launch of its Cause Integration Profiles. The site allows any company to sign up...

Cause Integration is a 'Sea Change of Good'

Ryan Scott | Posted 07.17.2011 | Impact
Ryan Scott

Cause integration deals with the specific ways in which cause is intentionally woven into corporations at deeper, more meaningful levels for the purpose of solving and preventing certain social issues.

TUNE IN: Linkin Park, Ban Ki-moon Discuss The Future Of Haiti, Take Your Questions

Causecast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Today, tune in on Causecast for "Haiti Today, Haiti Tomorrow," a Facebook Town Hall meeting about the ongoing relief efforts in Haiti and how you can ...

Achievement Collaborative

Brandon Deroche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Brandon Deroche

Our basic motivation must shift from an "achievement: competitive" to an "achievement: collaborative" kind of enterprise.

Stronger Together: All for Good Joins Points of Light Institute

Jonathan Greenblatt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jonathan Greenblatt

Since nonprofits exist to solve problems rather than build bureaucracies, the notion of consolidation to cement our gains and improve our efficiencies seemed like a worthwhile option.

Looking for Last Minute Gift Ideas? Help Someone Help Someone

Bob McKinnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Bob McKinnon

Looking for a last minute stocking stuffer? Here's a thought: Skip the tie, scarf or gift card and use your time or money to help someone help someone.

Real Ways to Help Veterans Out from HuffPost and Causecast

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Salute To Service is a hub which provides real ways to help vets out, including volunteer opportunities, news, and a list of vetted organizations whic...

Giving Back to America's Soldiers: Let's Make Veterans Day a National Day of Service

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

To honor the sacrifice and service of the men and women of America's armed services, HuffPost Impact is launching Salute to Service -- for veterans who have committed their time, energy, and effort to serving their fellow soldiers. READ MORE Introducing HuffPost Divorce I've always thought that, as a country, we do a lousy job of addressing how we can do divorce differently -- and better. Especially when there are children involved. That's why I'm so excited about the launch of HuffPost Divorce. READ MORE WATCH: Arianna Discusses Debt Commission, Obama's Overseas Trip on Parker/Spitzer

In Speech And In Deed, Hillary Clinton Endorses Social Entrepreneurship

Auren Kaplan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Auren Kaplan

The arrival of a robust social capital market to the financial system could very well prove positively world-changing.

Rockdrive 2010: Music Really Can Change the World

Max Lugavere | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Max Lugavere

Whether in living rooms, local recreation centers, or concert halls, anybody can get involved and host an evening of music and goodwill.

5 Ways Young Adults Can Give Back

U.S. News & World Report | Kimberly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Even when young people are strapped for cash, most of them still find a way to give: On average, people under the age of 40 donate about $1,200 a year...

The Authors of Tomorrow

Max Lugavere | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Max Lugavere

It's no secret that digital tools are changing the business models of media, and it's also apparent that the industries that have been the most resistant to change could use the most work.

Values and Branding: Are You For Real?

Lee Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lee Schneider

Several brands of bottled water are actually tap water, rebottled by Coke and Pepsi. But, Planet Green won't talk about it because it might upset their advertisers, Nestle, Coke and Pepsi.

Haiti Youth Work To Provide Sanitation For Displacement Camps

Causecast | Erica Liepmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Following the 7.0 earthquake that devastated the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince and surrounding areas, over a million Haitians are left homeless. D...

Top Ten Valentine's Day Gifts That Give Back

Causecast | SARAH NELSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

February 14 is just around the corner and you know what that means - love is in the air. There are lots of ways to declare your love this Valentine's ...

'The Goods' Presents Valentine's Day Gifts

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Still can't figure out what to get for that special someone for Valentine's Day? The Goods has your answer. The joint store between Causecast and Huff...

Products With Purpose Will Change the World

Jeff Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jeff Rosenthal

Why not take positive steps to champion nonprofit and benevolent businesses? This is the birth of a new world, where your dollars can act as catalysts to accomplish the change that we want to see in the world.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

This week, we launched Impact, our new section devoted to giving back. Thanks to the compassion and generosity of our HuffPost community, it immediately lived up to its name, raising over $30,000 to help the mom who, saddled with medical debt, went blind so her kids wouldn't have to.