Category Archives : Resources


Impact stories

Clean Water and Nature for People in Northern Minnesota: The clean water and wild lands in the Boundary Waters draw people from all over the world, and provide critical habitat for eagles, moose, other wildlife and native plants.  The Friends of the Boundary Waters Wilderness advocates year-round to protect this cherished area from the threat […]


The Kick-Off Event

Start Right A kickoff event is a fun way to educate your employees about the specifics of the campaign and the work the charitable federations are doing to benefit them and their communities. Planning Designate someone to be a Master of Ceremonies. Invite your CEO, principal or president to deliver a brief speech on the […]


Sample Timeline

While you may start and run your workplace giving campaign at nearly any time during the year, pledge campaigns are generally run in the fall and are usually a month in duration, shorter if you are a small business. MAY Get ready Set dates of campaign, including specific start and finish dates Decide the campaign […]


Campaign Ideas

Hold an event The reason to have an event is to engage employees in workplace giving. If workplace giving is new to your organization, consider inviting the Minnesota Environmental Fund (MEF) to participate with a table, banners and information. This gives employees a chance to ask questions and get more information. Events are also a […]