In a difficult financial climate, both corporates and non-profits need to work in closer collaboration, according to Isla Wilson, a director of Ruby Star Associates.
Non-managerial corporate staff have different, more personal motivations for getting involved in charity work, says Beth Breeze of the University of Kent’s Centre for Philanthropy, Humanitarianism and Social Justice.
The charity sector, with its values of collaboration and community, is an ideal environment for networking, according to Zoe Amar, head of marketing and business development at Lasa.
Is the payment stage the next wave of innovation in charitable giving? Karl Wilding, head of policy, research and foresight at the National Council for Voluntary Organisations, asks the question.