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Common Impact Offers Free Pro Bono Consulting

Pro Bono Week 2014
Press Release

BOSTON, MA, October 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact is offering free one-hour consulting sessions to companies and nonprofit organizations looking to learn more about building or expanding skills-based volunteering programs as part of Pro Bono Week 2014 (October 19-25). Companies and nonprofits interested in signing up for a free one-hour telephone consultation session or to learn more can email

Majority of Companies Increased Community Investments, Focused Giving Programs Since End of Global Recession

261 Companies Took Part in Largest Study of Corporate Societal Engagement
Press Release

NEW YORK, NY, October 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - From 2010 to 2013, giving increased for 64% of companies, and it grew by more than 10% for 52% of companies. Companies that increased giving since 2010 improved business performance; companies that increased giving by more than 10% since 2010 also increased median revenues by 11% from 2010 to 2013, and pre-tax profits increased for 59% of those companies.

BVU Building Awareness of Pro Bono in Northeast Ohio

Presents Two Free Events to Learn About Pro Bono
Press Release

October 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, located in Northeast Ohio, serves as a catalyst to engage employees at 120 businesses with over 950 nonprofits each year.  BVU works to engage skilled volunteers in critical pro bono projects throughout the Greater Cleveland/Akron area, providing much needed skills and expertise to nonprofits.  Through the efforts of BVU’s Pro Bono Corps, nonprofits are able to deliver programming and services to meet the needs of the community.  Over time, BVU has facilitated 728 pro bono projects.

Taproot Foundation and Out Cold Marketing Pro Bono Truck Tour Hits Chicago Again

From October 20-24, look out for Taproot’s Pro Bono Ice Cream Truck at some of Chicago’s most philanthropic corporations and famous landmarks downtown!
Press Release

October 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Taproot Foundation and Out Cold Marketing are partnering together again to execute a five-day, guerrilla marketing campaign across Chicago. From October 20-24, a pro bono-themed Ice Cream Truck will be touring the streets of Chicago, raising awareness about civic engagement and volunteerism. The campaign, donated pro bono by Out Cold Marketing, aims to inspire Chicagoans to get more involved during national Pro Bono Week.

#ProBonoChat – What’s Next for Pro Bono Service?

Press Release

October 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In celebration of this year’s Pro Bono Week, A Billion + Change and the members of the Pro Bono Collaborative are proud to announce their first-ever Twitter #ProBonoChat on Fri., Oct. 24 at 2:00 PM EDT, to discuss forward-looking trends and topics surrounding pro bono service.

DesigNYC Hosts a Panel about Pro Bono Work and the Social Impact Design Movement


On Wednesday, October 22nd join desigNYC for a panel about pro bono work and the social impact design movement with experts in the field.

Brightening up the Branding for Pro Bono Client Portland Sunshine Division


Portland has one of the densest nonprofit landscapes in the Nation.  This competition for resources makes it important for organizations to clearly state their mission and be easily identifiable by donors, volunteers, and the populations they serve.

DataKind Showcases "Voices of Pro Bono Data Science" for Pro Bono Week 2014

Pro Bono Week 2014 events planned in Nashville, San Francisco and Washington DC
Press Release

NEW YORK, October 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ - DataKind will join Taproot Foundation for the second year in a row to celebrate Pro Bono Week 2014, October 19-25, by showcasing data science as one of the newest fields to embrace pro bono service.

Companies Building Business and Community Impact: The Win-Win

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Giving increased for 64% of companies since the end of the Great Recession, but growth has slowed in recent years. Companies continue to focus their investments: Individual grants are getting larger and corporate grantmakers are working with fewer nonprot organizations; median grant size increased by 43% from 2010 to 2013, yet median number of nonprot partnerships per grantmaker fell 21% from 2010 to 2013.


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