Charitable giving is an everyday part of Dixon Schwabl’s culture and an essential element of its brand. Because of this, the company has just been recognized by the consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune magazine as #11 on a list of the country’s 50 Best Workplaces for Giving Back.
Involvement in charitable endeavors empowers the full-service advertising, marketing and public relations agency to build deeper connections with the community while also strengthening employees and its company culture.
Great Place to Work and Fortune analyzed surveys from more than 385,000 employees across the US to determine employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference and feeling their work has special meaning. The Best Workplaces for Giving Back stand out for their consistent leadership and generosity in giving at the individual and organization level.
Dixon Schwabl serves a variety of nonprofit organizations through advertising, interactive and public relations efforts. The agency regularly works with nonprofit organizations to develop strategies for fundraising campaigns and development efforts, and gives all employees a fully paid Make It Happen day off each year to volunteer time with the nonprofit of their choice. Employees also are empowered to lead charitable benefits and sit on nonprofit boards.
The agency donates nearly 10,000 hours of time and professional services to nonprofits every year, and employees volunteer with and support more than 50 nonprofits. This year, employees helped the American Red Cross, CDS Life Transitions, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, United Way, Golisano Children’s Hospital and many others in our community.
Best Workplaces for Giving Back is one of a series of rankings by Great Place to Work and Fortune based on employee survey feedback from Great Place to Work-certified organizations.
Dixon Schwabl was also honored on the annual Great Place to Work Rankings: 2017 Best Small & Medium Workplaces, presented by Fortune magazine. The agency was named #49 in the medium workplaces category, marking the 13th consecutive year Dixon Schwabl has ranked among the Best Workplaces in America. Additionally, in 2017, Dixon Schwabl was ranked #7 by Great Place to Work and Fortune on their list of Best Workplaces in New York.