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Pro Bono Service: Not Just for Lawyers Anymore!

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Did you know that pro bono service is the fastest growing domestic volunteer program among leading global companies in the last three years?

95% of Nonprofit Professionals Reported That Pro Bono Service Improved Their Organization’s Effectiveness Last Year. Were You One of Them?

Taproot Foundation’s State of Pro Bono Service Survey shows that pro bono service helps nonprofits improve their organization’s effectiveness. Here’s how one Silicon Valley social services organization benefited.
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This week, Taproot Foundation released findings from the 2016 State of Pro Bono Service Survey showing that 95% of nonprofit professionals report pro bono service improved their organization’s effectiveness. These improvements were cited most often in cost or resource savings, efficiency, and quality of operations or services.

Assignments in New Markets Offer Innovative Employee Engagement Experiences Through Global Pro Bono

Gavin Cepelak, PYXERA Global, Will Discuss Employee Engagement at a PSI Roundtable Fellowship Lunch
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WASHINGTON D.C., October 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - In the United States, 70% of workers report not being engaged at work, according to the recent Gallup research.

Taproot Foundation’s State of Pro Bono Service Survey Finds 95% of Nonprofit Professionals Report that Pro Bono Service Improved Their Organization's Effectiveness

Nonprofits report that pro bono service—donated professional services for social good—improved their organization's effectiveness in cost or resource savings, efficiency, and quality of operations or services.
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NEW YORK, October 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation is releasing key findings from the 2016 State of Pro Bono Service Survey. Results show that 95% of surveyed nonprofit professionals report that pro bono service improved their organization's effectiveness. In addition, almost 90% of respondents say they will use pro bono service in the coming year. Services most sought after were in marketing, design, technology, and strategy.

Taproot Foundation WEBINAR // The Simple, Free Way to get Skilled Volunteers for your Nonprofit

A small community development nonprofit tapped the expertise of skilled volunteers, and had a banner year toward achieving its mission. You can, too!
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WEBINAR // Taproot+: The simple, free way to give and get pro bono service

Thursday, October 27 12:30 PM PT / 2:30 PM CT / 3:30 PM ET

Six Month Pro Bono Project for CASA of Pikes Peak Region Turns T. Rowe Price Associates’ Business Skills Into Opportunities

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October 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Nine associates from T. Rowe Price’s Colorado Springs office participated in a six-month pro bono service project to help the nonprofit Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Pikes Peak Region provide an advocate for all children in need by 2020.

Webinar // Change Maker Series - Doing Well by Doing Good: The Power of Pro Bono Service

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Calling all HR professionals! Are you looking for a high-impact way to give back to your community? Do you want to know how you, as an HR professional, and others at your company can engage your professional skillsets to help nonprofit organizations tackle messy organizational challenges? Join Workplace Options and Taproot Foundation, the leading expert in pro bono service, on Tuesday, October 11th at 1pm ET for Doing Well by D

Taproot Foundation Corporate Advisory Services Newsletter on Pro Bono Service | September 2016

In This Issue: Where Pro Bono and Business Strategy Intersect
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It's well known that corporate pro bono is a powerful vehicle to improve the performance of social good organizations. But can engaging your employees in pro bono help your business, too? 
 
Trends and observations from the field confirm that it can. Pro bono has become a versatile tool to help companies reach key business goals -- like developing leaders, innovating new products and services, building a brand, and fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce. In this edition, our stories look at the intersection of pro bono and business strategy.
 

Taproot Foundation Announces the Election of NBCUniversal’s Patricia Langer and Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s Rebecca Wang to the Board of Directors

Two Fortune 500 company leaders join Taproot Foundation's Board of Directors, bringing additional human resources and corporate social responsibility expertise to the team.
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NEW YORK, October 5, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Taproot Foundation announces the election of Patricia Langer and Rebecca Wang to its Board of Directors.

Patricia Langer is the Executive Vice President, Human Resources NBCUniversal. She is responsible for Human Resources globally for the company, including compensation, benefits, HR operations, learning and development, talent acquisition, and pipeline programs.

Giving Around the Globe is Out – and Meet the Global Exchange

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Giving Around the Globe’s latest edition is out! As in past years, the report offers insights on a myriad of issues affecting companies and their corporate societal engagement programs around the globe, including the private sector’s involvement towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Europe. Read more about top issues from each region including:

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