Irvine, California – FORTIS Resource Partners, Inc. is among the many women-owned businesses that give back to their community through their companies. FORTIS Resource Partners, Inc. participated in the first annual national survey of female entrepreneurs conducted by Newport Beach, CA-based Wobwire.com, the newswire for women-owned business. Among the survey findings: nearly three out of four companies that are majority-owned by women dedicate a portion of their revenue to organizations and charities that are close to their hearts, many sharing their profits with more than one charity or group. The greatest beneficiaries of the success of female entrepreneurs are nonprofits that support women, children and families.
“Giving back is such an important part of our organizational culture. We support people every day as they consider their career transitions. In keeping with our company values I wanted to support Big Brothers Big Sisters, Orange County, so that we might help a child reach their full potential through the valuable services offered by this organization, says Kira Bruno, Founder of Fortis Resource Partners, Inc. “Last year we not only supported them financially, but our colleagues volunteered their time as a Big for a Day.”
Wobwire.com queried more than 140 female entrepreneurs from all parts of the country on a number of issues related to their women-owned businesses, including their philanthropic strategies. The online survey was open from November 15 through December 31, 2010. In addition, the survey asked respondents how they funded their businesses, how many people they currently employ, what they need to take their businesses to the next level, etc. Those participating in the survey own businesses ranging from startups to multi-million-dollar companies.
When asked if they support a charitable cause through their business 71.4% said yes. While they support a wide range of organizations, most reported sharing their profits with organizations that support disadvantaged children and families.
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