Infinite Flow - Corporate Profile
Infinite Flow is a nonprofit organization, specifically considered as a private operating foundation that became America's 1st professional wheelchair ballroom dance company. Its mission is to use dance as a catalyst to inspire an innovative culture of inclusion and belonging.
INFINITE FLOW: CORPORATE PROFILE
- Location: 14622 Ventura Blvd, #102-373, Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
- Infinite Flow is a nonprofit organization, specifically considered as a private operating foundation.
- Company Values:
- Artistic Excellence: Unquestionable quality of creativity and artistry
- Social Innovation: Innovative and creative solution to social challenges
- Empowerment: Removing barriers and thriving
- Community: A safe place to express and connect
- Mainstream: Empowering and appealing national and global audiences
- Integration: Focusing on the inclusion of people with disabilities
- Employee Value: Its artists use dance as a catalyst to inspire an innovative culture of inclusion and belonging.
- How invested in their employees are they? : Infinite Flow provide a particular quality to its artists by making them feel that physical disabilities can remove barriers and bring people together.
- Strategic partners and clients include Red Bull, Apple Inc, Facebook, Kaiser Permanente, Refinery 29, Porsche, and others which can prove, although it only started in 2015, that it is already an established enterprise.
- Infinite Flow fosters a unified environment which allows its employees or artists to operate as individuals, but still focuses on succeeding as a team.
- Donations to Infinite Flow can be one-off and can be an ongoing donation. One can donate one time, monthly, quarterly, and annually by simply choosing in the donation button.
- Other ways to donate or give to Infinite Flow is through check donation, text donation, Shop Amazon Smile, Become a Corporate Partner, Employer Gift Match, Book Infinite Flow for speaking, performances, instruction, and more, Join Infinite Flow Board of Directors, or Collaborate with Infinite Flow.
CORPORATE DONORS IN THE UNITED STATES
1. Of all donors, how many donate to the arts?
- Corporate donations for arts are estimated to have increased by 5.4% in 2018, totaling to $20.05 billion.
2. What is the size range of companies donating to the arts?
- Small and medium businesses that are earning under $25 million in revenue donate to the arts.
3. Of those donating to the arts, what types of art are they donating to?
- Corporations give in different ways including cash donations or grants, sponsorships, in-kind gifts, cause-related marketing, and pro bono services.
- In Infinite Flow, corporate donors like to promote workplace giving through educating and starting conversations on accessibility and inclusion with leaders of corporations, businesses, events that encourage their workers to give their time and/or money to charity.
4. What percentage of these companies has inclusion practices?
- Corporations are elevating the importance and relevance of giving and donating, promoting the development of an actionable strategy that helps companies and people be their best selves, and inspiring other leaders to follow suit.
5. Are they more focused on simple donations/endorsements, or in experiential performances for employee benefit?
- "Corporations are likely to tally their foundations’ charity as a decided plus on the dashboard of corporate social responsibility."
6. What other organizations have they donated to (or otherwise invested in)?
- Most companies tend to favor non profits that work in and improve within their communities.
- Companies search causes that align with their business interests.
- Organizations or causes that their employees support with their own time and money.
7. What is the Corporate Responsibility Profile?
- Small companies (<50 employees): "South Mountain Company is committed to a Triple Bottom Line, which means that people, planet, and profit are all equally important to us — balancing profits with environmental restoration, social justice, and community engagement."
- Medium companies (51-250): TOMS: "The company helps a person in need every time one of its products is purchased by a consumer. It matches every pair of shoes purchased with a new pair of shoes for a child in need, which is given through humanitarian organizations who incorporate shoes into their community development programs."
- Large companies (251+employees): "Kaiser Permanente was founded on the radically simple idea that everyone deserves the chance to live a healthy life. That’s why you can find high-quality care and coverage in one place."
8. What is the Corporate Responsibility Profile of companies that are donating to the arts?
- Socially responsible companies and business leaders care about more than the financial bottom line so they adjust their business strategies to positively impact society and the environment.
- Improve labor policies and embrace fair trade.
- Engage in charitable giving and volunteer.
- Change corporate policies to benefit the environment.
- Companies donating to the arts are socially conscious and are leading the change in making the world a better place.
9. Are their donations typically one-off or an ongoing relationship?
- Corporations who set up a separately-administered private foundation usually donate on an ongoing relationship but sometimes they don't take applications, because they only support pre-selected organizations.
10. What kind of environment do they foster for their employees?
- Corporations mindfully built into their company’s culture the corporate giving environment and infused it into the employee experience so that everyone has equal opportunity to participate.
11. Are they a grassroots startup or established enterprise?
- Corporate donors are usually established enterprise, they already established a relationship with foundations and run programs within the society.
12. How invested in their employees are they?
- Corporations have learned that harnessing their peoples’ desire in donating for a purpose can enrich their relationship with them while also creating stronger business and social outcomes in order to boost employee engagement and retention by enabling their people to support the causes they care about.
In order to answer this request, we started the research by diving to an extensive research from Infinite Flow's website where we established its company profile. We have answered all the details needed in order to provide all the required information for Infinite Flow.
Next, we searched for pre-compiled information in NY times, GrantSpace, Reputation Management, and articles for corporate donations like the Americans for the Arts website among others to look for news or industry reports and articles that provides information of corporate donations in the United States.
We were able to answer the questions except for the number of corporate donors that donate to the arts. First, we searched from reports, blogs, news, articles and other sources; reports websites like PR Newswire, Forbes, ResearchGate, Wall Street Journal, CNBC, and Business Financial Posts among others and found no information with regard to the number who donate to arts due to limited availability of data in the public domain.
Secondly, we checked the information from government websites that compile corporate donations in the United States that we could use to provide the number of corporate donations to arts. However, most of the data found were their donations to organizations and programs.
Lastly, We tried to triangulate the number of donations for arts but information for the number of donors are not publicly available. What we found was the amount of donations for arts and culture in the United States. We were not able to give a direct answer to this for the reason that such data has not been made public, or any organization has not conducted any research, or they may not have made it public for internal reasons.