capacity building

Freeport-McMoRan’s Greenlee County, Arizona Community Investment Fund Awards $300,000 in Grants


The Greenlee County Community Investment Fund (CIF) recently selected the recipients and awarded grants totaling $300,000 to local communities and non-profit organizations.

The Greenlee County CIF is overseen by a committee of community leaders assembled by the Freeport-McMoRan Community Partnership Panel, to identify and address community needs in health care, education, environment, economic development and transportation.

Do More With Less: Tap Into Pro Bono Support

Tackle your organization’s biggest challenges with help from Taproot Foundation
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Don’t put off your nonprofit’s next big project because of a tight budget! With support from passionate volunteers skilled in marketing, strategy, finance and more, you can make those plans happen while keeping costs low.

Foundation Center and PYXERA Global Partner on the Webinar: How Pro Bono Can Help Fuel Your Mission

PYXERA Global’s Chief Program Officer, Amanda MacArthur, will lead a webinar hosted by the Foundation Center on how to leverage pro bono for mission driven organizations
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WASHINGTON, D.C., June 27, 2018 /3BL Media/  Join Amanda MacArthur, Chief Program Officer of PYXERA Global, Thursday June 28, at 2:00 p.m. EST for the webinar How Pro Bon Can Help Fuel Your Mission, produced by the Foundation Center. Register here and get real tools to support any NGO as it identifies its pro bono needs.

Freeport-McMoRan Invests in Skills Development for Indigenous Fish Industry Workers

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May 22, 2018 /3BL Media/ - PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI), a Freeport-McMoRan company, has an extensive Community Economic Development program in the region where it operates in Papua, Indonesia.

Mangrove crabs (Scylla serrata) commonly called ‘Karaka’ by locals in the coastal Mimika Regency of Papua, Indonesia, is a coastal fishery commodity. Karaka are large and meaty crabs, and are an economically important species of crab that are found in estuaries and mangroves.

Pro Bono Challenge Spotlights: CHIP Indy

by Marjie Bland
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The Coalition for Homelessness Intervention & Prevention (CHIP) mobilizes, advocates, and empowers community collaboration towards ending homelessness and fosters an effective system of homelessness prevention and intervention in the greater Indianapolis area. Their goal is to make homelessness rare, short-lived, and recoverable.

Pro Bono Challenge Spotlights: OCJ Kids

by Marjie Bland

In 2016, 59 nonprofit organizations participated in the Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge—a skills-based flash consulting event where Schwab employees utilize their talents and expertise to support local nonprofit organizations in building capacity to serve the community.  The projects spanned across 8 regions, engaged 318 employee volunteers and generated almost half a million dollars in social return on investment to the nonprofit participants. Talk about impact!

Common Impact's Nonprofit Skills-Based Volunteering Toolkit


We are excited to announce the launch of Common Impact’s Skills-Based Volunteering (SBV) Toolkit! Since 2000, Common Impact has supported nonprofits in effectively utilizing SBV to build internal capacity to better serve the community.

The Long-Term Impact of Skills-Based Volunteering on the Social Sector


New research demonstrates the long-term impact of skills-based volunteering (SBV) on the social sector. As highlighted in our article, The Promise of Skills-Based Volunteering featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review's Fall 2017 issue, Common Impact embarked on a study to quantify the longitudinal impact of SBV on the social sector and heard first-hand about the transformational impact from our nonprofit partners.

Re-Quilibrium Podcast: The Next Phase of CSR Requires Better Volunteering

by Danielle Caldwell of Re-Quilibrium
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Check out Re-Quilibrium's podcast featuring Common Impact CEO, Danielle Holly.

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