VolunteerMatch and Bright Funds Partner to Help Corporate Employees Find their Perfect Cause

Aug 24, 2016 1:40 PM ET

SAN FRANCISCO, August 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, and Bright Funds, the company that connects everyday donors and companies to causes they care about, announce their partnership, which will make it easy for employees and everyday donors to find volunteer opportunities they are passionate about.

Bright Funds works collaboratively with companies to create a culture of giving that engages the global workforce with causes that interest and inspire employees. With the integration of VolunteerMatch’s one-of-a-kind network of volunteer opportunities into Bright Funds’ platform, employees can now have access to a custom user interface with filters and features - including a map view - where they can search over 100,000 community-sourced volunteer opportunities on any given day, representing every zip code across the United States.

“Companies have an innate potential to make a positive impact through employee giving, and our partnership with VolunteerMatch will provide employees with an unprecedented number of opportunities to give back to the causes they care about most,” says Ty Walrod, CEO of Bright Funds.

In order for employees to make the best use of their time and talent, they need to know where they can go to make a real difference,” says Greg Baldwin, President, VolunteerMatch. “By partnering with platforms such as Bright Funds, VolunteerMatch is helping create these opportunities for companies and their employees to benefit their community."

This partnership is made possible by VolunteerMatch’s Network Access Provider Program.  Through the use of VolunteerMatch APIs, third-party platforms can now easily integrate the VolunteerMatch network into their technology. To learn more, visit: solutions.volunteermatch.org/solutions/integrations.

Clients of Bright Funds who would like to take advantage of the VolunteerMatch Network for their employees should contact Julia Streuli at julia@brightfunds.org.

About VolunteerMatch
VolunteerMatch believes everyone should have the chance to make a difference. As the Web's largest volunteer engagement network, serving 100,000 participating nonprofits, 150 network partners, and 13 million annual visitors, VolunteerMatch offers unique, award-winning solutions for individuals, nonprofits and companies to make this vision a reality. Since its launch in 1998, VolunteerMatch has helped the social sector attract more than $9.28 billion worth of volunteer services.

Learn more about VolunteerMatch at www.volunteermatch.org.

About Bright Funds
Bright Funds empowers everyday donors to enjoy the experience and impact of charitable giving by connecting them with organizations that drive positive change. With access to more than 1.6 million organizations in 100 countries, Bright Funds provides an easy-to-use, all-in-one platform that unlocks a company’s potential as a collective force for good, amplifying company culture, employee engagement and community impact.

Learn more about Bright Funds at www.brightfunds.org.

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