Social Impact Challenge: Elevate Yourself


Who's the best manager or teacher you've ever had? Mine was Mrs. Brooksby, my honors English teacher in 10th grade. Our assignment was to write a paper comparing Walt Whitman with Emily Dickinson. At the time, it was important to me to be contrary. To go against the norm. I was working through a difficult situation at home and expressing it through any kind of rebellion I could find at school. English was the only class that I found interesting enough to at least do the assignments – even if I rarely did them the way I was supposed to.

Strategy, Suffering, and Impact: A Personal Reflection by RW CEO Angela Parker


The first and most appropriate reaction to human violence is to hear the deafening crack of our own hearts. The second is to wail. Dig our nails into the mud and cover ourselves with ashes. Gather the rage. Let it wreak havoc until our lungs ache and our throats are raw. And when the voices say, “Get up! Do something!” – stay.

Do Something Big With Realized Worth


If you haven’t heard, we at Realized Worth are working on Something Big. We’ve spent 15 years developing resources for over 100 global companies, 15 years troubleshooting challenges with your peers and industry executives, and 15 years collecting the best people and information in social impact. Soon, there will be one place for you to access it all. If you know Realized Worth, you probably know us for our work on volunteering strategy, volunteer network building, or employee volunteer training.

Does Your Nonprofit Know How to Find Skilled Volunteers?

Join Taproot Foundation’s free webinar on how to partner with skilled volunteers
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Thursday June 9, at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT

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Volunteer Your Skills to Nonprofits You Care About

Join Taproot Foundation’s free webinar to become a skilled volunteer
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Wednesday, June 1 at 5 PM ET / 4 PM CT / 3 PM MT / 2 PM PT

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Looking for ways to give back? Donate your professional skills to nonprofits to multiply the impact of your time spent volunteering!

Skills for Cities: Bringing the Power of Pro Bono to North Carolina

A Common Impact Event
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Common Impact’s Spring 2022 Skills for Cities event – held during National Volunteer Week – was dedicated to strengthening nonprofit organizations across North Carolina. As the demand for their vital services increased during the pandemic, so did their needs for greater capacity and stronger, more resilient infrastructure.

Unifying Talent in Support of Nonprofits Addressing Domestic Violence

A Common Impact-Allstate Skills-Based Volunteering Partnership

The heightened stress levels and increased isolation caused by the pandemic led to a significant uptick in the rates of family and domestic violence. The Allstate Foundation sought to support domestic violence nonprofits by partnering with Common Impact for a day of skills-based volunteering that would apply the professional expertise of its employees toward solving critical nonprofit infrastructure challenges.

2022 CSR and Corporate Citizenship Recognition Awards


You have an outstanding Corporate Citizenship program. You know it. We know it. But don’t you want everyone else to know it too? Of course! If you’re doing great work, it’s important to put your name out there for recognition. Doing so will not only feel great but will help you set a new bar for companies to follow. That’s why we compiled a list of CSR, Corporate Citizenship, and Social Impact program awards for you to apply for. Check them out below!

Volunteer Spotlight: John Ketner, State Street


Skills-based volunteers apply their business experience and specialized expertise to propel nonprofits – and their own companies – to reimagine their possibilities and achieve their goals. In celebration of National Volunteer Month, Common Impact spoke with longtime volunteer John Ketner, Vice President, Talent Marketplace at State Street.

Skills for Cities: Common Impact to Bring the Power of Skills-Based Volunteering to North Carolina

An intensive one-day event during National Volunteer Week will bring together North Carolina social sector leaders and corporate volunteers to solve critical capacity challenges
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NEW YORK, April 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a national leader in skills-based volunteering, will host its flagship event, Skills for Cities, on April 20 to connect nonprofits across North Carolina with social sector leaders to generate solutions for their pressing capacity-building challenges.


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