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FREE WEBINAR: Measuring the Social Impact of Volunteerism, How to Develop - and Measure - High Leverage Projects

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Common Impact and True Impact will hold a free webinar for CSR and nonprofit professionals on new ways to measure the impact of volunteerism - Thursday, November 12, 12 PM ET.

Connect With Virtual Volunteers to Build Your Nonprofit's Capacity

[Webinar] Dive into Taproot Foundation’s marketing, HR, and tech pro bono
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Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 1 PM EST // 12 PM CST // 11 AM MT // 10 AM PST

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If 2020 has proven anything, it’s that the role nonprofits play in rebuilding and strengthening families and communities has never been more vital. Get the support your organization needs to meet these rising demands by connecting with a community of 75,000+ volunteers for virtual pro bono that builds your capacity to do even more important work.

Virtual Support From an Army of Skilled Volunteers

Taproot Foundation’s pro bono services available in the UK, EU, and India!
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Tuesday, September 29 at 7 AM EST / 11 AM GMT / 4:30 PM IDT

If you work at a charity or NGO, you probably find yourself putting off projects and plans due to a lack of budget or in-house expertise. With the support of Taproot Plus volunteers donating their professional marketing, technology, strategy, HR, and finance skills for free, you can make those plans a reality. 

Within Our Reach - Equitable Local Economies Through Action and Investment

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by Sydney England, of LOCUS Impact Investing 

The intersection of a global pandemic and reinvigorated demands for racial equity and social justice has created a gut-check moment for communities across the country, one that calls for a “new model” of place-based philanthropy. Now is the time to re-imagine a community and economy that work for all and re-invest to make them happen.

Common Impact Connections: Supporting Our Communities During COVID-19

How to leverage virtual service and disaster resiliency to safely continue your skills-based volunteering
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Last month, Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly shared a clear call to action: “Now is the time to plan and adapt, not pull back." Since then, our team has been working with Danielle to accelerate and expand our virtual skills-based volunteer models for companies and design resiliency-focused needs assessment and project scoping tools for nonprofits. We've created some first-look resources your team can use to help navigate skills-based volunteerism during the COVID-19 pandemic:

Capacity Commons: Scaling Pro Bono in the Social Sector

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Skills-based volunteering offers a transformative opportunity for organizations with capacity needs with over 70% of nonprofits reporting that pro bono service would enable them to increase their impact. Skills-based volunteering connects social sector organizations to the expertise they need to address deficits in core, yet under-resourced business functions such as IT, HR, finance and marketing.

The Capacity Commons

Leverage Online Tools to Engage Pro Bono Resources and Build Capacity for Your Organization
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The social sector capacity gap is real. There are more than 1.6 million nonprofits operating across the United States alone, making up 10 percent of the national workforce and engaging an estimated 63 million volunteers. As critical as these organizations are to our economic and social fabric, they often face a challenging funding environment to support critical infrastructure and growth needs, with few options to build them.

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

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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.

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