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.
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.
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.
Report showcases the firm’s data-driven, strategic focus on universal drivers for inclusive growth
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.
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.
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.
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
$20,000 to be donated to local environmental nonprofits
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.