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The Ad Council Launches “CreateForChange” to Connect Creative and Media Professionals Across the Country With Social Causes

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NEW YORK, October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Ad Council, the nonprofit leader behind iconic and impactful public service campaigns including Smokey Bear and “Love Has No Labels,” joins the Taproot Foundation to announce CreateForChange, a program that connects advertising, media, technology and communications professionals to nonprofit causes. Lisa Sherman, President and CEO of the Ad Council, and David Sable, Ad Council Board Chairman and Global CEO of Young & Rubicam, announced the program yesterday at the Ad Council’s Board of Directors Meeting.

Leading the Way: Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders Through Pro Bono

Taproot Foundation gathers leaders from across sectors for first of its kind convening on leadership and pro bono
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OAKLAND, Calif., October 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Taproot Foundation is gathering leaders from across sectors for the first-of-its-kind leadership convening—Leading the Way—on Tuesday, October 24, at the Google Community Space in San Francisco.

Webinar// Taproot+ Live: Use Your Skills to Make a Social Impact

Help drive social change: Raise your hand to volunteer your skills with Taproot Foundation
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Want to volunteer, but don’t necessarily want to paint a fence? Instead, drive social change with what you do best by donating your time and professional skills to nonprofits in need of your expertise. Thousands of nonprofits and skilled volunteers are connecting each day on the free online platform, Taproot+, for marketing, IT, HR, business strategy, finance projects and more.

Webinar // Taproot+ Live: Craft a Project Ask to Find the Right Skilled Volunteer

Looking for skilled volunteers? Taproot Foundation can get you connected.
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October 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ - If you work at a nonprofit, you probably find yourself putting off projects and plans due to shortages in budget or in-house expertise. With the support of volunteers with professional-level skills­­­—you can make those plans happen.                                                   

How Pro Bono Is Revolutionizing the Way We Develop Tomorrow’s Corporate Leaders

Taproot Foundation in conversation with Austin Dowling of Macquarie Group Limited and George Hallenbeck Center for Creative Leadership
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Technology, globalization, and current events have transformed the corporate work environment, and experts agree that the unprecedented pace of change we are seeing will only quicken. With so much up in the air, there is one thing that remains certain: Developing those who will lead tomorrow’s companies has never been more important. Within this context, pro bono is emerging as an innovative, high-impact strategy that can equip corporate leaders with the skills they will need to thrive.

Fighting Hunger With Pro Bono, Part 3

See how pro bono is impacting the fight against hunger across the country in this 3-part series
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September is Hunger Action Month. A month to take action, spread the word, and dedicate ourselves to ending hunger. In honor of this month, and as part of our hunger initiative--Accelerate Change--Taproot is releasing inspiring stories of pro bono making an impact.

Fighting Hunger With Pro Bono, Part 2

See how pro bono is impacting the fight against hunger across the country in this 3-part series
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September is Hunger Action Month. A month to take action, spread the word, and dedicate ourselves to ending hunger. In honor of this month, and as part of our hunger initiative--Accelerate Change--Taproot is releasing inspiring stories of pro bono making an impact.

The Sustainable Development Goals Turn Two: the Future of Pro Bono for Ending Hunger

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Imagine if we created an early warning system for small scale farmers that helped mitigate the effects of slow-onset climate-related events? Or if we redesigned financial incentives and investments, allowing these farmers to better access capital, seeds, and equipment?

It’s possible if we use our human capital.

Fighting Hunger With Pro Bono, Part 1

See how pro bono is impacting the fight against hunger across the country in this 3-part series
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September is Hunger Action Month. A month to take action, spread the word, and dedicate ourselves to ending hunger. In honor of this month, and as part of our hunger initiative--Accelerate Change--Taproot is releasing inspiring stories of pro bono making an impact.

9/11 Day of Service Through Pro Bono

Nonprofits and skilled volunteers across the country gathered to tackle challenges through pro bono
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The Taproot Foundation gathered nonprofits and skilled volunteers across the country to celebrate 9/11 Day of Service through pro bono, supported by American Express. Organizations in New York City, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco brought their challenges to Taproot’s Speed Consulting workshop to garner insights from industry experts in such areas as marketing, HR, strategy, and finance.

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