March 15, 2023

Keys to Meaningful Charitable Giving & Philanthropy

Here at SevenBridge Financial Group, we take pride in providing the best wealth management services to business owners and companies of all shapes and sizes. No matter what your objectives are, we are here to help you achieve your goals by building a financial bridge that is tailored to you, and you alone. 

In one of our previous blogs, we talked about the details of our 7 bridges philosophy. Keep reading as we talk about some important keys to meaningful charitable giving and philanthropy.

What is ‘Meaningful Charitable Giving’?

Meaningful charitable giving is an important aspect of corporate social responsibility for business owners. It involves making philanthropic donations that align with the company's values and mission, and that have a positive impact on the community or cause being supported. 

Meaningful giving goes beyond simply writing a check, and instead involves engaging with the charity or organization and understanding the impact of the donation. This can include volunteering time or resources, partnering with the organization on initiatives, or using the company's platform to raise awareness for the cause. 

By engaging in meaningful charitable giving, business owners can not only make a positive impact on the community or cause, but can also improve their brand reputation and employee morale. It is important for business owners to carefully research and consider the charities they support in order to ensure that their donations are making a meaningful difference.

The Importance of Meaningful Charitable Giving & Philanthropy

Whether you are an established business owner with a large company, or are just starting out in your financial journey, when it comes to meaningful charitable giving and philanthropy, there are various reasons why this is vital. 

First and foremost, because there are many nonprofits and organizations throughout the United States and worldwide, it is easy to get lost in a sea of causes and groups. Depending on what your passionate about, it is always important to go through a trusted process when choosing which path you take. 

Effective & Ethical Giving

While having a trusted advisor at your side is perhaps the most crucial thing you can do when considering charitable giving and philanthropy, there are some basic keys to the process you should think about. Here are some of the types of giving:

  • Giving in order to overcome various unjust policies: Giving to overcome various unjust policies involves donating to community organizers, advocacy groups, and political parties. 
  • Giving in order to heal and address injustices: Giving in order to heal and address injustices involves the act of reparative philanthropy, such as supplementing the budgets of cash-strapped schools. 
  • Giving mindfully: Giving in order to give mindfully is in act that involves donors doing the most good they can in terms of global well-being based on verifiable cost effectiveness. 
  • Giving to those that are the neediest: Giving in orde to give to those that are neediest involves the act of relieving those in pain and meeting those needs as the highest charitable priority. 
  • Giving that comes from the heart: Giving that comes from the heart involves the direct choice of the individual or organization based on their personal feelings. This is also known as “compassionate philanthropy.”

SevenBridge Financial: Guiding You in the Right Direction 

Our financial advisors here at SevenBridge are there to help guide you in the right direction when it comes to such vital aspects as meaningful charitable giving and philanthropy. With us at your side, you can always be sure that your donations are going where they need to go.

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