Nonprofit Spotlight: Best Buddies Rochester

Written by: Lindsay Jewett In the spirit of friendship, I would like to share with you that Best Buddies is here in Rochester and Western New York! Best Buddies is an international non-profit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with…

Nonprofit Spotlight: National Human Resources Association

  Written by: Krista Berry Have you heard of the National Human Resources Association (NHRA)?  It’s not your typical nonprofit!  The NHRA mission is to provide an active forum for the exchange of information and ideas related to Human Resources. We are focused on advancing the development and leadership of HR professionals, and we do this by: Creating…

Conscious Business: Is your culture aligned with your brand?

  Written By: Andrew Brady FCP Note: Conscious businesses are businesses that are good, ethical, noble and heroic. Conscious businesses work to constantly provide their communities and workers with transformational experiences that inspire, educate and empower them to elevate humanity through business. Posts about conscious businesses (in Rochester or otherwise) on Flower City Philanthropy are made…

Conscious Business: Rochester’s Coffee Connection & Greyston Bakery

  Written by: Andrew Brady At the international Conscious Capitalism conference this spring, there was a keynote about Greyston Bakery, which operates on an “Open Hiring” model. There are no applications, no interviews and no background checks. Essentially, the first person in the door is offered the job. Further, if an employee isn’t showing up…