Impact the World in Your Business

Let’s chat about how businesses can step up and make a real impact in the world by building a culture of philanthropy. We all know there’s more to running a business than just making money, right? So, why not use that power to create some positive change?
Align your giving initiatives with your business core values. Pick causes that truly resonate with your team and clients. At JPAR® Real Estate, we love partnering with Habitat for Humanity as well as Big Brothers and Sisters. When you’re all on the same page, it’s easier to create a sense of purpose and get everyone excited about making a difference.

Don’t just stop at writing a check…

Encourage everyone to roll up their sleeves and get involved in charitable activities. Give them the chance to volunteer or participate in philanthropic projects. It’s a win-win situation. Not only will you be doing good for the community, but you’ll also boost morale and keep your team engaged. Plus, it’s a fantastic way to attract top talent who are looking for meaningful work experiences.

Use your unique business resources…

You’ve got skills, knowledge, and some pretty nifty tools at your disposal, right? Put ’em to good use! Provide pro bono services, offer mentorship programs, or use your technological prowess to solve some social challenges. Your expertise can be a game-changer in addressing real-world problems.

Collaboration is the name of the game…

Join forces with nonprofits, government agencies, and other businesses. When you pool your resources, the impact multiplies like crazy! Together, you can make a bigger difference and tackle even more significant issues. Plus, it’s an excellent opportunity to learn from each other and continuously improve your philanthropic efforts.

Be transparent and accountable…

Let others know what you’re up to. Share the stories of your philanthropic adventures and the impact you’re making. Regular reporting and evaluation keep you on track and ensure that you’re making the most of your resources.
So, my friends, let’s build that culture of philanthropy in our business world. Let’s make a difference, one step at a time. Roll up our sleeves, put on our superhero capes, and create a better future for all. Together, we’ve got this!
About the Author
Shannon Ashkinos is the Vice President of Connections and Career Success at JPAR® Real Estate. She is an accomplished leader committed to fostering dynamic and high-performing teams through a focus on empowerment, mentorship, and the promotion of inclusive values and cultures. With a passion for developing the next generation of leaders, Shannon is dedicated to driving success and positive change.