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Steve Delfin has 30 years of experience working in and with major national and international not-for-profit organizations and socially-responsible international corporations, including a long history of involvement with and leadership around workplace giving and employee engagement programs. He was a long-time volunteer member of the America's Charities board before becoming President and CEO.

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Engagement: From Strategy to Success

(0) Comments | Posted June 2, 2015 | 10:59 AM

By Steve Delfin

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"Each year, $10 billion is left unclaimed in matching gifts. That's more than is raised in all employee workplace giving campaigns each year."  

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Driving High-Impact Through More Strategic Partnerships

(0) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 6:28 PM

A sea change is occurring in the philanthropic and social mission space in response to the scarcity of and competition for resources.  Government funding of charity (which some estimate represents 30 percent or more of all funds going to nonprofits), is dropping with no end in sight.  The funding that...

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How The ALS Association Should Spend Donations From the #IceBucketChallenge

(0) Comments | Posted August 26, 2014 | 5:07 PM

Three weeks ago The ALS Association (The ALSA), known for global research, advocacy and care services for those fighting Lou Gehrig's Disease, launched the "Ice Bucket Challenge."   With its unexpected success resulting in more than $79.7 million raised (and still growing) in this three-week period (far surpassing the total...

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'Employee Engagement' Is Great, But Will Charities End Up Losing?

(2) Comments | Posted May 12, 2014 | 2:28 PM

Over the 14 year history of the Charities@Work Conference, which took place this Spring in New York, we've seen the workplace giving discussion move from providing access to more charities and more choice for employees in their company workplace giving campaigns, to the impact of technology on those campaigns, to...

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CSR Results: Why the Difference Between Outcomes and Outputs Matters

(0) Comments | Posted January 31, 2014 | 7:49 PM

They filled the Capital Hilton ballroom in Washington, D.C., leaders of large and small charities from throughout the country, trying to build higher-performing organizations “managing to outcomes.”  The After the Leap conference  was the brainchild of Mario Morino, Founding Chairman of Venture Philanthropy Partners and Chairman of...

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Proposed Changes in the Federal Government's Employee Charitable Giving Program Are Hopelessly Flawed, Will Result in Massive Loss of Funds to Charities

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2013 | 11:44 AM

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - Thanks to the generosity of Federal employees, who donate through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), nearly $7 billion of unrestricted funds have been raised and additional tens of billions of dollars leveraged for charities all across the country. The CFC is among the most efficient...

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Coming to Your Office Soon: A Makeover for Workplace Giving

(2) Comments | Posted February 26, 2013 | 4:53 PM

If you have ever been part of a rousing ceremony to encourage participation in a workplace giving program, stand by -- the traditional way of raising funds on the job for worthy non-profits is about to change if it hasn't already.

We've just compiled a trends report that shows workplace...

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