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Save the Date: VM Summit 16 to Be Held October 25, 2016

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Volunteerism has the power to solve the world’s most pressing problems — if nonprofits and corporations work better together. VM Summit 16 brings corporate responsibility and employee engagement professionals face-to-face with local and national nonprofits to learn how to create impactful partnerships that effectively engage corporate volunteers.

Acting Together to Build Nonprofit Capacity

At the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit, Hunger Volunteer Connection showed how they built a seven-organization collaboration
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By DeShele Dorsey Taylor

Discovery Communications and VolunteerMatch Partner to Inspire Volunteerism

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April 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Discovery Communications, a purpose-driven company built on satisfying curiosity, entertaining and inspiring global audiences, is extending its partnership with VolunteerMatch, the web’s largest volunteer engagement network, as a national media partner to raise awareness and drive volunteerism. Coinciding with the 42ndNational Volunteer Week (April 10-16), the partnership kicks off with a national Public Service Announcement (PSA) campaign. The PSA begins airing this week across all of Discovery’s 13 U.S. networks.

Want Real Impact From Your CSR Program? Listen to Your Community!

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It’s been said so often over the past several years, that it’s starting to feel cliché. But I’ll say it again.

“The world of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is changing.”

We often look at how this is happening, but today let’s start by looking at why.

Tips to Design Your Pro Bono Program

At the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit, Charles Schwab joined a panel discussion about transforming the traditional volunteer day into a pro bono day of service.
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By Amanda Lenaghan

Charles Schwab has a culture of service. Every year, thousands of Schwab employees volunteer in their communities through financial education programs, Schwab Volunteer Week, and our new Schwab Pro Bono Challenge. At the 2015 VolunteerMatch Summit, we were excited to generate a dialog about high-impact volunteering and share our learnings with other companies interested in creating an impactful pro bono program.

LinkedIn’s $18.6 Million In-Kind Gift to Help Nonprofits Attract Skilled Volunteers

Partnership between VolunteerMatch and LinkedIn for Good Furthers Skilled Volunteerism
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LinkedIn renews commitment to social sector and the promise of skilled volunteering

Scaling Your Employee Volunteer Program

2015 VolunteerMatch Summit attendees learned how to scale their volunteer programs to keep up with company growth.
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By Alicia Koch, Groupon

As a young e-commerce company launching an employee volunteer program in its very early stages, it has been a uniquely exciting opportunity (and challenge) to develop and support a program that is able to scale as rapidly as the business.

The Power of WHY: The Key to Uniting Employees Around Your Company Vision [Webinar]

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VolunteerMatch's Best Practice Network free webinar series is back! On March 18th, you’ll have the chance to learn how to unite your employees around your company vision and inspire them to take part in your cause work.

About the Webinar:

VolunteerMatch Summit Insights: Skills-Based Speed Dating

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Love is in the air! Valentine's Day is just around the corner and we are excited to spend the day with our loved ones. How do we bring some of that magic into our work here at Common Impact you ask? Skills-based speed dating. 

4 Employee Engagement Benefits of Corporate Volunteer Programs

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Employee disengagement can prevent your business from reaching success. According to a Gallup survey in 2011, approximately 71 percent of American employees are disengaged at work, and 19 percent areactively disengaged. This lack of employee engagement is alarming, and it negatively impacts your business.

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