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Four-Time Grammy-Nominated Artist JEWEL Headlines INSPIRE, Presented by Sands Cares

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Symbolizing her own personal journey, Jewel’s upcoming performance at the Las Vegas Sands/Sands Cares INSPIRE event on May 19 is significant as much because of the artist’s transformative staying power over the past 20-plus years, as her message to the young people of the Marty Hennessy Inspiring Children Foundation, the first participant in the Sands Cares Accelerator Program, who will benefit from the event’s proceeds.

Empowering the Aging Population to Thrive: A Conversation with Dr. John Feather of Grantmakers in Aging

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"American individualism; the notion that we work hard, we do good, we pull ourselves up by our bootstraps has in some ways devastating impact on the way we think about aging." - Dr. John Feather

Pro Bono Calculator: Quantifying the Value of Pro Bono

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It has been an exciting and inspirational volunteer week here at Common Impact! We've had active discussions around how skills-based volunteering activates civic engagement and have shared insightful impact stories from our nonprofit partners.

Has the National Volunteer Week buzz sparked some ideas for skills-based projects, but you aren't sure where to start? Check out our Pro Bono Calculator, a step-by-step tool that quantifies the value and investment of utilizing pro bono support for your organization and your project.

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Keep America Beautiful Youth Advisory Council Application Closes May 5

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Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit which envisions a country where every community is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, will close its application period for its national Youth Advisory Council (YAC) on Friday, May 5. Applications are open to students entering their sophomore, junior or senior years in the fall of 2017.

JPMorgan Chase Annual Corporate Responsibility Report Highlights Model for Impact

Report showcases the firm’s data-driven, strategic focus on universal drivers for inclusive growth
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NEW YORK, April 26, 2017 /3BL Media/– JPMorgan Chase & Co. today released its annual Corporate Responsibility report, highlighting the firm’s model for impact, which combines business and philanthropic resources to drive inclusive economic growth.

Community Voices of Change Podcast

Episode #7 - Danielle Holly, CEO of Common Impact
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In this episode of Community Voices of Change, Daniel Horgan interviews Common Impact CEO, Danielle Holly about Common Impact's work with companies designing and implementing skill-based volunteering initiatives, her insights on nonprofit capacity building and pro tips on project management. 

National Rebuilding Month: Rebuilding Day

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Rebuilding Together affiliates preserve existing affordable housing for low-income homeowners and revitalize communities across America.

Taproot Foundation Convenes Technology Experts and Corporate Social Responsibility Leaders from Across Nation for 6th Annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit, April 26 & 27, New York City

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April 24, 2017/3BL Media/ - The Taproot Foundation convenes its 6th annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit on April 26 and 27 in New York City. This cross-sector gathering brings together leaders in the corporate, nonprofit and government sectors who are committed to expanding the use and impact of pro bono programming. For the first time, this year’s Summit will include a convening to discuss how the business community can meet the technology needs of the social sector through pro bono service.

National Volunteer Week Twitter Chat

Activating Civic Engagement through Skills-Based Volunteering
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In honor of National Volunteer Week, Common Impact is hosting a Twitter chat on Tuesday, April 25th at 12pm EDT to explore how corporate skills-based volunteer programs activate civic engagement in employee volunteers.  Skills-based volunteerism gives employees a chance to roll up their sleeves and truly understand the challenges facing nonprofit organizations and the social sector.  The deeper understanding and relationships that are built through skills-based volunteering activate and direct employees passions and talent towa

Cox and The Trust For Public Land Seek Public Nominations for California’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes Awards

$20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits
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CALIFORNIA, April 24, 2017 /3BL Media/— Cox Communications, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, is asking the public to nominate their local environmental heroes for California’s 2017 Cox Conserves Heroes awards program.

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