Corporate Benefits

The Sumter Sunshine Community Foundation can help hundreds of area businesses further their philanthropic goals.  It can do the same for you by helping you establish your own corporate foundation or supporting the expansion of your current corporate giving program. The Community Foundation provides the most comprehensive offering of expertise, products and services in the marketplace today, resulting in a better way to give to the causes you care about.

A corporate giving program impacts a company's bottom line and its presence in the marketplace. Simply put, companies that give back are companies that move forward.

Studies prove that a company's ties to a community cause return benefits not only to the communities where customers and employees live and work but also to the company itself.

The Facts

  • 79% of consumers said they would switch brands or retailers based on associations with a good cause, when price and quality are equal.1
  • 85% of Americans say that they have a more positive image of a product or company when it supports a cause they care about.1

1 Cone, Inc. "Past. Present. Future. The 25th Anniversary of Cause Marketing Research Study." Cone Cause Evolution Study (2008): Page 10.

Choosing to work with the Community Foundation, a national leader in providing corporate giving services, provides greater efficiencies. The Community Foundation's services empower a business to consolidate internal resources to reduce overhead and save money.

  • Maximize a company's giving potential.
  • Provide opportunities for stronger, more focused brand-building among customers, employees and the community.
  • Promote healthier, more livable and economically viable communities.

Corporate giving doesn't just create more loyal customers. It also makes employees feel good. Every day, the Community Foundation can help companies and their employees make a positive impact in your community and throughout the world. The benefits are plenty when you establish or build on a corporate giving program with the Community Foundation. Take action today!