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Billhighway Recognized Globally for Service Innovation With Second Stevie Award
March 25, 2015

(Press release, March 25, 2015) — The operating philosophy of Billhighway's Client Care Team is based on the deep-rooted premise that no customer interaction is ever over until the problem is fully solved. This is paramount to Billhighway being awarded the Silver Stevie® Award for Innovation in Customer Service — Financial Services Industries category in the ninth annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service, which marks the second win for Billhighway since 2013.

Companies That Walk the Philanthropic Walk
December 19, 2014

In this season of giving, we are blessed to have such corporate friends. Never take for granted any amount of corporate support. It is needed and much appreciated.

5 Eye-Catching (and Affordable) Direct-Mail Techniques
March 1, 2014

This month’s DM Deconstructed is on how some simple — or complex — features of affordable, attention-grabbing commercial direct-mail pieces might be an inspiration to direct-mail fundraisers with the goal of getting donors to open those envelopes.

4 Tips That Can Help Land Corporate Donations
December 26, 2013

Professional fundraisers who are looking to secure corporate donations must do more than traditional fundraising. They must learn how to position their organization’s mission to align with the corporation’s goal, their employees’ interests and the local community’s needs in order to successfully develop a long-lasting partnership.

If you are a fundraiser who wants to land corporate donations, here are four tips you can use to help develop a long-lasting partnership with a corporate donor.

Get Corporate Donations in 4 Easy Steps
December 3, 2013

The benefits of corporate donors extend beyond their monetary contributions. They give your organization a publicity boost, which can spark an increase in donations from individuals and other companies. If you are a fundraiser seeking corporate donations, here are four steps you can follow to align your nonprofit with a company’s brand, goals and mission and form an enduring alliance: 1. Know the company's background. 2. Focus on employees. 3. Keep it local. 4. Aim for ongoing collaboration.

States Crack Down on Campaigning Nonprofits
November 30, 2012

Tax-exempt advocacy groups that played an aggressive role in this year's election are coming under increasing scrutiny from state regulators, who are cracking down on organizations seeking to engage in campaigns without revealing their financial backers. The pressure in states with stringent campaign finance rules contrasts sharply with the federal level, where nonprofits that spent hundreds of millions of dollars to influence races this year have not been required to disclose their donors.

Wells Fargo Launches $100 Million Environmental Grant Program
June 6, 2012

Wells Fargo & Co. announced a $15 million relationship with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) that launches its new environmental grant program aimed at awarding $100 million to nonprofit organizations and universities by 2020. The five-year program with NFWF will combine the nonprofits’ scientific expertise with Wells Fargo’s philanthropic and volunteer resources to promote environmental stewardship in communities across the U.S.

Details about the new environmental grant program are available here: https://www.wellsfargo.com/about/csr/ea/environmental-giving.

Wells Fargo Team Members Personally Donate Record $41.6 Million to Nonprofits
October 28, 2011

Wells Fargo & Co. announced that its team members donated a record $41.6 million to more than 28,000 nonprofits and schools as part of the company’s annual Community Support and United Way Campaign. All donations were funded personally by team members.

In addition to a 13 percent year-over-year increase in donations, the one-month campaign also resulted in 122,000 volunteer hours contributed by team members to a variety of nonprofits and other causes in local communities across the country.

U.S. Bank to contribute $16 million in Milwaukee foreclosure aid
August 12, 2011

U.S. Bank has announced it will commit more than $16 million to help with the revitalization of Milwaukee neighborhoods hard-hit by the foreclosure crisis.

In doing so, U.S. Bank becomes the fourth bank to pledge resources to improve and stabilize housing and homeownership efforts in the city.

The other three banks — Bank of America, Deutsche Bank and Wells Fargo — have agreed to pledge a total of $15.2 million to the Milwaukee Rising initiative started by the community organization Common Ground.