Making a difference requires strategic thinking and creative ideas.
Saxum’s Social Good team specializes in identifying and delivering relevant programs and strategies that pay it forward for the benefit of communities and stakeholder groups alike. We accomplish goals, provide counsel and support for community relations efforts and help increase trust within your organization while building your reputation. Giving and service are good. Doing both well, and telling your great story is even better.
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August 25, 2016With the Olympics just wrapping up, we got to enjoy two weeks of amazing athletic achievements, stories of defiance and more importantly, unity. It was a time of national pride and international comradery. But what many may not have realized is the extent to which these athletes contribute off the playing field and how they use their athletic gifts to draw attention to causes and organizations that matter most to them. Michael Phelps Sport: Swimming Age: 31 Charity/Cause: The Michael Phelps Foundation For many Americans, Michael Phelps is not only incredibly talented, but he is the face of the American…
May 18, 2016Through our work with dozens of nonprofits across the country, we have had the chance to work with numerous boards of directors and trustees. From Fortune 500 corporations to universities, we’ve seen (and worked with) them all. As the third party hired to address a specific communications need, our work often requires the buy-in of a board. With success often hinging on the approval of a board, we have gained valuable insight into successful partnerships and the importance of having an effective and engaged board. Define your Board While legal guidelines require many organizations and institutions to have a board,…
February 23, 2016Most people can agree they want to see the world become a better place. At Saxum, we don’t want to just see it; we want to be a part of making it happen. We devote time to working with clients that aim to enhance and improve our community and the lives of those around us. Clients that do “Social Good.” Driven by passion, our Social Good practice group is dedicated to identifying and delivering relevant programs and strategies that pay it forward for the benefit of communities and stakeholder groups alike. Although the name is new, the foundation we’ve built…
December 1, 2015How nonprofits can maximize community support during the most charitable time of the year With the holiday season officially underway and #GivingTuesday upon us, it is easy for nonprofits to get caught up in the moment and forgo best practices when it comes to maximizing community support. While this time of the year elicits goodwill and generosity, we challenge nonprofits to take a step back and ask themselves, “Is now really the most strategic time for my organization to push for support?” The five tips below will not only help your organization maximize community support, but will force you to…
April 15, 2015Step Up is our nonprofit grants program that provides pro-bono services to qualifying nonprofits with a primary goal of making an impact in the communities where the company operates. After launching in 2009, we are proud to claim donated services of more than $400,000 to 10 Oklahoma nonprofits. For 2015, we are excited to announced that we recently selected The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum and the Center of the Universe Festival to each receive a $25,000 pro-bono grant through the program. In our President Debbie Schramm’s own words: “We are honored to work with two outstanding organizations that improve the quality of life in our state…