Common Impact’s Spring 2022 Skills for Cities event – held during National Volunteer Week – was dedicated to strengthening nonprofit organizations across North Carolina. As the demand for their vital services increased during the pandemic, so did their needs for greater capacity and stronger, more resilient infrastructure.
Skills-based volunteers apply their business experience and specialized expertise to propel nonprofits – and their own companies – to reimagine their possibilities and achieve their goals. In celebration of National Volunteer Month, Common Impact spoke with longtime volunteer John Ketner, Vice President, Talent Marketplace at State Street.
An intensive one-day event during National Volunteer Week will bring together North Carolina social sector leaders and corporate volunteers to solve critical capacity challenges
NEW YORK, April 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a national leader in skills-based volunteering, will host its flagship event, Skills for Cities, on April 20 to connect nonprofits across North Carolina with social sector leaders to generate solutions for their pressing capacity-building challenges.
If you could do one thing to improve your corporate volunteering program this year, what would it be? Make it more scalable? Make it more meaningful? Make it more measurable? Can I point out something (potentially) obvious? Scalable programs are by default more measurable. Meaningful programs, when they’re built right, are automatically more scalable. Measurable programs are more of both – and if they’re not, you’re not measuring the right things.
As Common Impact reflects back on Pro Bono Week, we couldn’t be prouder of what we’ve accomplished together! In October 2021 alone, we worked with over 1,400 volunteers on 40 pro bono projects to generate nearly $500K in value for more than 50 nonprofits!
Since the release of the 1st edition of the Corporate Volunteering, Giving and Grants Technology Review in November 2019, significant developments have taken place in the sector as well as the socio-political context in which these platforms operate. Sign up below to receive your copy of the 2021 edition on November 16, 2021.
This week, as we reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, host Danielle Holly and New York Cares Executive Director Gary Bagley have a conversation on how era defining moments from the 9/11 attacks to the current pandemic and racial reckoning bring on new waves of service and activism. They also talk about New York Cares’ increased focus on food insecurity, taking meaningful action on DEI, and why companies actually benefit more from designing service programs around nonprofit and community needs rather than their own business results.
Just getting started in corporate volunteering? Our friends at Pathable have provided some quick and easy ways to dip your corporate toe into employee volunteering without creating an extensive strategy or Volunteer Leaders Network. When you’re ready to go deeper, contact us at Realized Worth! In the meantime, read here for accessible ways to get started.
The Allstate Foundation joins Common Impact for a countrywide day of skills-based volunteering
BROOKLYN, N.Y. and NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - – A new partnership between Common Impact, the nonprofit pioneer in skills-based volunteering, and The Allstate Foundation aims to provide big help for racial equity nonprofits. On June 23, Allstate professionals across the country will collaborate with nonprofits dedicated to building a more equitable society for The Allstate Foundation Day of Service to Advance Racial Equity.