b'BACK TO NAVIGATION1. Workplace Giving Workplace giving includes a wide range of activities including volunteering and general fundraising as well as payroll giving. The 2016 Giving Australia Report showed that eighty-five percent of reporting businesses facilitated payroll giving, fifty-six percent provided donation matching programs, and forty-six percent had a formal workplace volunteering program.Payroll giving allows employees to make regular donations from their pre-tax pay and receive the tax benefit straight away. It has become an important component of giving within large business. Since 2002, payroll giving has raised more than a quarter of a billion dollars in new funding for charities and ATO data from FY20 shows that working Australians donated approximately $53m to charities through employee payroll giving which was then multiplied by employer contributions.The ATO data shows that 4.1 million working Australians at 6,590 employers have access to payroll giving.However, only 211,316 are giving (~five percent).The average donation from these donors is $247 p.a.Payroll giving is a highly efficient way for employees to donate to charity, delivering a reliable, untied, and recurring revenue stream for charities without the high fundraising costs which can be up to thirty to forty percent% of funds raised. Contributions from payroll giving provide additional value to the chosen charity as they are usually matched by employers providing higher and more consistent funding.In addition to a Count Me In model, WGAs review of 150 workplace giving programs has found that there are a series of drivers for supporting giving and volunteering:Leadership supportAligning chosen charities with the employers value propositionThe Count Me In approachCelebrating success and sharing meaningful impactA great network of champions across the businessA level of support from the employer in the form of matching2. Corporate GivingThe 2016 Giving Australia Report found large businesses of over 200 employees gave $9 billion through donations of money, goods and services ($2.5 million on average). These financial contributions went to fund education and research ($3 billion), health ($1 billion) and social services ($990 million). Businesses see this giving as being strategic and a source of competitive advantage by boosting employee engagement, social licence, and stakeholder engagement. Corporate community partnerships are becoming more sophisticated and widespread as the size and importance of firms giving programs grow. Law firms continue to package their legal pro bono, non-legal volunteering and financial support into structured and longer-term partnerships that deliver on their community and social development objectives. In 2016 these community partnerships accounted for sixty-nine percent of the total value of business giving across larger Australian businesses.PARTICIPATION MONITORED%Yes 26% No 46%Currently in Development 29%57'