Workplace Giving

Host a Workplace Giving Campaign and raise money to support the performing arts in your community!

Whether you’re a small business, large corporation, or a nonprofit, you can join over 200 local businesses and organizations that are making a difference through their UPAF Workplace Giving Campaigns.

What is a Workplace Giving Campaign?IMG_1301

A Workplace Giving Campaign is an organized, company-sponsored fundraising drive where employees are asked to contribute to UPAF.

  • Workplace Giving Campaigns make it easy for employees to give – through payroll deduction. A gift can be made over the course of a year or at one time.
  • UPAF will assign your company a Loaned Executive to help with your program. We’ll also provide your company coordinator (Workplace Giving Ambassador) with brochures, pledge forms, speakers, performers, show tickets or other incentives that will help make your campaign a success. It’s an easy, fun, rewarding and cost-effective way to support the arts.

 

Why host a UPAF Workplace Giving Campaign?

It’s good for business!

Being a good corporate citizen increases employee engagement and employee engagement reduces employee turnover. This directly affects your bottom line.

It’s better for employees!

A UPAF Workplace Giving Campaign is an innovative way to build strong teams by allowing employees from different levels and department come together for a common cause. It’s also a way to identify a company’s emerging leaders and give them the recognition they deserve.

It’s great for the community!

The performing arts have a profound effect on our quality of life. They strengthen our economy, showcase world-class entertainment and provide arts education programming to our children.

 

How do you get started?

If you are interested in learning more about starting a UPAF Workplace Giving Campaign at your organization, contact a development director at 414-273-8723 or via email.

Workplace Winners

2016 Baird Award for Workplace Giving

This annual award recognizes one company that excels in the following areas:

  • Active involvement by CEO
  • Encouragement of Leadership giving
  • Increased employee participation
  • Growth in company’s average gift
  • Encouragement of new donors

UPAF Staff and Loaned Executives review campaign activity and the awardee is recognized at the UPAF Campaign Finale.

2016 Award Winner:
ManpowerGroup

 


We’d like to thank and acknowledge the companies and organizations that hosted Workplace Giving Campaigns for the 2016 UPAF Campaign.

Click here to find a listing of these generous businesses!

 

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