A few years ago, the Salesforce.com Foundation revamped its revenue model. Today, it's not just a grantmaker. It's a rapidly expanding software vendor.
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How a company supports employee voluntarism depends on whether it participates in certain kinds of external networks.
Empowerment Evaluation in the Digital Villages examines a Hewlett-Packard initiative designed to empower three communities by bridging "the digital divide."
Chris West leverages the assets of the Shell Foundation and its corporate parent to improve the lives of low-income people in the developing world.
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