March 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Common Impact, a nonprofit that connects corporate employees to high-impact nonprofit organizations through skills-based volunteering engagements, launched the Pro Bono Calculator today. The Pro Bono Calculator is a tool that supports nonprofit leaders and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) professionals in quantifying the value and estimating the investment of engaging pro bono talent to address nonprofit capacity building
At VolunteerMatch, we believe in harnessing the power of technology to make it easier for good people and good causes to connect. And we are not alone.
Like all successful nonprofits, we depend on the generosity and support of our community. Given our passion for technology, we are particularly grateful for opportunities to partner with the tech community to bring world-class solutions to the nonprofit sector.
SAP, Dow, WE Communications, and PIMCO join cross-corporate pro bono collaboration
WASHINGTON, D.C., February 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The Global Health Corporate Champions’ second cohort arrived in Accra, Ghana to collaborate with four exceptional organizations striving to advance health conditions throughout the country. This cross-corporate pro bono team—comprised of highly skilled employees from SAP, the Dow Chemical Company, WE Communications, and PIMCO—is a unique innovation in pro bono, leadership development, and action learning programming.
One day, skills-based volunteer program provides technology support to North Carolina nonprofits
Durham, January 27, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a nonprofit that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering is partnering with Fidelity Investments on its 2nd wide scale day of service designed to build the technical infrastructure and know-how of nonprofits in the Raleigh-Durham area. Tech Impact Day will bring together 125 Fidelity technologists to design data, networking and web strategies for 14 local nonprofits, resulting in an anticipated investment of more than $100,00
Using pro bono to cultivate leaders and engage tech talent
Pro bono service can transform nonprofit organizations. For over 15 years, Taproot Foundation has mobilized professional expertise to help nonprofit organizations increase their effectiveness and reach. Once confined to legal service, pro bono service across all areas of expertise is utilized by nonprofits anywhere, anytime. Commonly, 95% of nonprofits report that pro bono service improved their organization's effectiveness in cost or resource savings, efficiency, and quality of operations or services.
Firms are turning to pro bono projects to give up-and-coming managers a chance to grow
When Carissa Biggie was selected for Goldman Sachs’ six-month leadership-acceleration program, one of her tasks was to figure out a template for growth—not for the firm or even for her department but for STRIVE, a national nonprofit that provides skills training for low-income people and helps them get jobs.
Welcome to corporate pro bono, the fastest growing category of volunteerism in the U.S.