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Taproot Foundation Receives Renewed Grant from Chicago Community Trust

A longstanding partnership to build capacity in Chicago's nonprofit sector
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Chicago, IL, October 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Taproot Foundation is pleased to announce it has received a $35,000 grant from the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust to fund general operations. Support from the Chicago Community Trust will allow Taproot to expand their work in the local market, ensuring that Chicago’s nonprofit sector has full access to pro bono resources necessary to build strong organizational infrastructure.

Pro Bono Perspectives: Anmol Mehra

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We all know that skills-based volunteering is a great idea for companies, its people and, most importantly, the nonprofits that deliver critical services every day to our communities.  Still, whether you’re excited to bring a skills-based volunteer program to your company, become a skills-based volunteer yourself or find professionals to help move your nonprofit organization to the next stage, it can be hard to figure out how to take that first step in making SBV a truly effective resource for you! 

The CSR Scoop - 9/18/2015

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Common Impact is buzzing this Friday in advance of our 15th Anniversary celebration next week and that launch of Pro Bono Perspectives, a new resource to support companies and nonprofits in working together to solve complex community challenges.  Stay tuned for the pro bono party!

Pro Bono Service - Just works!

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When the iPad was released in 2010, the world knew: Tablet computing had arrived.

Before then, there were just too many problems with tablets… limited battery life, overheating, slow processing speed, and awkward interfaces. The iPad fixed those problems, creating a pleasant user experience. It just worked.

Remembering 9/11 Through Pro Bono Service

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By Billy Moran, recent graduate from St. Lawrence University with a BA in English. Billy participated in 9/11 Skills Service Day by writing this blog pro bono.

Pro Bono Perspectives: Brian Glaser

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We all know that skills-based volunteering is a great idea for companies, its people and, most importantly, the nonprofits that deliver critical services every day to our communities.  Still, whether you’re excited to bring a skills-based volunteer program to your company, become a skills-based volunteer yourself or find professionals to help move your nonprofit organization to the next stage, it can be hard to figure out how to take that first step in making SBV a truly effective resource for you! 

Taproot+, the Simple, Free Way to Get Skilled Volunteers

Free webinar on Sept 15 to get you started on Taproot+
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Most nonprofits don’t have ample funding for support in areas like marketing, finance, HR, and strategy. Taproot+ is an online marketplace designed to make these professional resources available to nonprofits—pro bono.

Pro Bono Perspectives: Janelle Woods-McNish

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We all know that skills-based volunteering is a great idea for companies, its people and, most importantly, the nonprofits that deliver critical services every day to our communities.  Still, whether you’re excited to bring a skills-based volunteer program to your company, become a skills-based volunteer yourself or find professionals to help move your nonprofit organization to the next stage, it can be hard to figure out how to take that first step in making SBV a truly effective resource for you! 

Points of Light Brings the Volunteering Experts to You

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Do you wish you could hear from the experts as you manage and scale your employee engagement and citizenship programs? Now you can! The latest trends in corporate volunteering are now at your fingertips and on video with Points of Light’s Corporate Video Lecture Series.

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