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Joel Pollick

Joel Pollick
Founder & CEO @ Percent Pledge. Expert in workplace giving, volunteering, and employee engagement for fast-growing companies.

Recent Posts

How to Market Your Social Impact Program [Cause Marketing Basics]

Posted by Joel Pollick on Sep 17, 2021
Many companies have social impact programs but are losing the great marketing opportunity that enhances and grows their business. From job listings to social media posts, learn how to market your social impact to reach and engage all stakeholders. 
 
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How to Create and Manage an Effective Matching Donation Program

Posted by Joel Pollick on Sep 13, 2021
Considering building a matching donation program? Learn how to create and manage one to be effective, engaging, and impactful.

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Why $300/Employee/Year is the Best Matching Donation Policy [CARES Act Charitable Tax Explained]

Posted by Joel Pollick on Sep 13, 2021
If you are launching a matching donation program, we recommend setting a $300/employee/year budget to encourage employees to take advantage of the charitable tax incentive established by the CARES Act.

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Percent Pledge is SOC 2 Type II Certified

Posted by Joel Pollick on Jul 7, 2021
Percent Pledge is SOC2 Type II certified - furthering our commitment and practice to protecting our customers' security, privacy, data, and trust.
 
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Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Expert Interview with Sheryl Grant

Posted by Joel Pollick on May 11, 2021
“This isn’t new; there is a ton of information about diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) out there, but why is the impact, 20, 30 years later, still the same?” Sheryl Grant explains why the newfound consciousness around DEI is not enough, what businesses must do to adapt their DEI programs moving forward, and much more in this recent expert interview.
 
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How to Blend DEI to Social Impact Causes

Posted by Joel Pollick on Apr 19, 2021
Learn the best practices and strategies to blend diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) with the causes that your company’s social impact program champions.
 
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Connect DEI & CSR to Save Time & Improve Outcomes

Posted by Joel Pollick on Apr 8, 2021
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) & Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) are now must-haves for businesses of any size. And while distinct programs, the two have a symbiotic relationship that will save time while improving outcomes for the countless businesses just now formalizing (or launching) either (or both).
 
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Inside Our New Pledge Portals & Giving Experience (GX)

Posted by Joel Pollick on Mar 23, 2021
We rolled out a new user experience—or giving experience (GX)—to make philanthropic efforts as seamless as possible!
 
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How to Run Great CSR Programs: Expert Interview with Kendra Fogarty, UScellular

Posted by Joel Pollick on Mar 9, 2021
Each day now, more and more businesses are adding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs into their corporate strategies and budgets; in sharpie vs. pencil! So, we interviewed Kendra Fogarty, who runs CSR for UScellular, to provide businesses of any size the information they need to make, manage, and market great CSR programs.
 
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How to Improve Your Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) via Social Impact

Posted by Joel Pollick on Mar 2, 2021
Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) are on the rise, and infusing corporate social responsibility (CSR)--also on the rise and scientifically proven to increase employee happiness--can be the missing ingredient to make your ERGs POP in 2021!
 
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