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Keep Indianapolis Beautiful: A Platform for Corporate Philanthropy [Video]

June 2, 2016

 

At FirstPerson, community is an integral part of our culture. The PEEP Project is proud to partner with local nonprofits, our most recent being with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB).  We’re grateful to get to work with their team to make Indianapolis a more beautiful place to live, work, and play. I sat down recently with Dave Forsell, CEO of KIB, to chat about their mission and how they provide businesses a great platform for corporate philanthropy. Check out the video or read the transcript below.

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FirstPeeps, Culture

Five Lessons After Five Years at FirstPerson

May 20, 2016

This month, I reached my five year anniversary at FirstPerson. I'm not sure why the number five causes more reflection than four or three years, but it has created the opportunity to look back on my time here.

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FirstPeeps

Nursing My Way Through Business

May 5, 2016

Nursing My Way Through Business

Blazers and heels were rarely part of my wardrobe. I never took a class dedicated to business. Entrepreneurship wasn’t even in my vocabulary.

I’ve clearly had a lot of learning to do since joining the Indy Business scene. Yet here I am, one year into the Orr Fellowship Program and absolutely thriving.

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FirstPeeps, Culture

Brackets for Good: Changing the World of Fundraising

February 22, 2016

Brackets for Good: Changing the World of Fundraising

With Brackets for Good 2016 about to tip off on February 26, we wanted to showcase a few past nonprofit champions. We invited Jennifer Coffey of Partners in Housing (2014) and Rebecca Stevens of the Humane Society for Hamilton County (2015) to share their experience with BFG and how it’s changed the way they fundraise. Watch the video, or read the transcript below.

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FirstPeeps, Culture

Get in the Fundraising Game with Brackets for Good

February 5, 2016

One of the best ways we’ve found to round out the employee experience is philanthropy.  People are inspired when the work they do and the people they work with are inspiring. At FirstPerson, The PEEP Project (Personally Embracing and Enriching People) emerged organically as a way to encompass what FirstPerson was already doing in the community.

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