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About Annelise Ferry

Annelise is an avid traveler, photographer, and writer. When she’s not at Galaxy Digital, you can find her studying Japanese, binge-watching television, or parenting her two cats, Gatsby and Stella.

Doing Well By Doing Good: Best Practices for Cause Marketing

Cause-related marketing, or cause marketing is a mutually beneficial marketing relationship between a nonprofit and a business or corporation. In modern times, more and more companies are now “doing well by doing good.” One of the early examples of cause marketing happened in 1983. At the time, American Express partnered with a nonprofit group called [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|corporate resources, Resources|0 Comments

How Habitat for Humanity Builds Volunteer Relationships

For many years, nonprofit organizations were bolstered by the hard work of loyal, recurring volunteers. People would dedicate significant amounts of time to an organization, week in and week out, typically for a single cause. But experts have expressed that the long-term volunteer is disappearing at an alarming rate. Now the “episodic volunteer” has catapulted [...]

By | April 26th, 2017|Knowledge Center, Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments

Strengthening Communities: The “What” and “How” of Service Learning

Service learning has surged in popularity at high school and college campuses across the country. Sharon Shields of Vanderbilt University has boldly stated that service learning is “one of the most significant teaching methodologies [that is] gaining momentum on many campuses.” Before implementing your own program, instructors need to know two important things: what is [...]

By | April 11th, 2017|Campus Resources|0 Comments

The Benefits of Corporate Partnerships

In recent years, reports have increasingly linked business success with corporate responsibility. This has led corporations to team up with the nonprofit sector more than ever before. The corporate community has proved itself a powerful ally to nonprofits. Indeed, partnering with the right corporation can help your nonprofit access new donors, funding, and resources while [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|News, Nonprofit Resources|Comments Off on The Benefits of Corporate Partnerships

Corporate Partnerships: a Summary

Corporations are teaming up with the nonprofit sector more than ever before. The corporate community has proved itself a powerful ally to nonprofits. In fact, a recent Conference Board survey concluded that, for roughly two out of three  large North American corporations, using philanthropy to advance their business goals is a top priority. (These business [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Nonprofit Resources|0 Comments