Entrepreneurial Companies Provide Employee Volunteers While Helping Other Firms


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Companies such as EY (formerly known as Ernst & Young) and United Way ingrain its employees with a sense that they are giving something back to society through volunteer work.

Most of these companies have "paid time away" programs, which are ways companies can remain dedicated to charitable causes even as many of them wrestle with shortage of staff and cut budgets.


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Programs that promote the general commercial interests of the community or the interests of particular trades. Business Leagues; Business Retention; Chambers of Commercial; Local Business Associations; Industry-Specific Promotion; Trade Association; Trade Groups Business Recruitment & Attraction Programs provide any of a wide variety of incentives to encourage new businesses and industries to locate in a particular community, to provide development and expansion opportunities for existing businesses, and to discourage existing businesses from leaving the area and relocating elsewhere. Attraction of Business; Business Recruitment; Empowerment Zones; Enterprise Zones; Industrial Park Development; Media Production Liaison Services

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Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.

Federal Programs Related to - Voluntarism Promotion

Programs that utilize seminars, informational meetings and the media to promote and encourage the participation of individuals who wish to donate their time on a full or part-time basis without remuneration to charitable and/or community organizations. Volunteer Management; Voluntary Service; Volunteer Opportunities; Volunteer Recruitment; Volunteerism

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