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Developing Future Leaders Through Nonprofit Board and Community Service

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July 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Companies and their investors recognize the imperative to develop leaders to create and implement effective sustainability strategies. The challenge is providing meaningful and productive opportunities for employees to grow skills and experience to advance sustainability.

Common Impact Announces New Board Members as Organization Expands the Reach of its Mission

Bhavani Pyla and Michi Kono join Common Impact Board of Directors, expanding the organization’s leadership team and presence in New York City
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NEW YORK, July 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a national nonprofit leader for corporate skills-based volunteerism, has announced the appointment of two new board members. Bhavani Pyla and Michi Kono join the organization’s board of directors to support Common Impact’s continued expansion as interest in and demand for pro bono service and effective community and employee engagement grows.

Taproot Foundation Launches Newly Transformed Matchmaking Platform Taproot Plus

Enhanced platform makes it easier than ever for nonprofits and volunteers to connect for pro bono support and for leaders of employee engagement programs to track their company’s impact
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NEW YORK, July 25, 2019 / 3BL Media / - Taproot Foundation is transforming how nonprofit and social change organizations access the pro bono support they need to achieve their missions by launching the newly redesigned matchmaking platform Taproot Plus at www.taprootplus.org.

WEBINAR // Global Pro Bono Summit Recap

Dive into key takeaways and more on Thursday, June 27
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The Global Pro Bono Summit is an annual invitation-only gathering of leaders from across sectors and around the world with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the entire business community accessible to organizations serving our collective good. Over the course of two days in May, Taproot Foundation brought together 150+ CSR, nonprofit, and government leaders from 28 countries to dig into topics ranging from movement building to the future of work.

Highlights From Corporate Day at the Global Pro Bono Summit

What we learned and what's next for the pro bono movement
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Corporate Day at the Global Pro Bono Summit—hosted by Taproot Foundation—was built on connections, looking at pro bono as a piece of a company’s broader philanthropic puzzle. And through this lens, practitioners across companies and industries collaborated and innovated with their peers on how they can truly maximize the impact pro bono has on the communities
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Highlights From Cross Sector Day at the Global Pro Bono Summit

What we learned and what's next for the pro bono movement
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How has the pro bono movement made an impact across sectors and around the globe? And how can we keep pushing the field forward? Pro bono experts from companies, nonprofits, and intermediary organizations all came together at the Global Pro Bono Summit—hosted by Taproot Foundation—to answer these questions and more.

Download the Global Pro Bono Summit Upshot to explore all that we learned, including:

Build Your Nonprofit’s Holiday Giving Plan With Help From GivingTuesday and Taproot Foundation

WEBINAR // No budget? No problem! Launching a successful GivingTuesday campaign with skilled volunteers
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Tuesday, July 16 at 10 AM PT // 12 PM CT // 1 PM ET   

REGISTER HERE

Uncovering What's Next at the Global Pro Bono Summit

Taproot Foundation Releases Upshot Recap from the Annual Summit
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The Global Pro Bono Summit is an annual invitation-only gathering of leaders from across sectors and around the world with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the entire business community accessible to organizations serving our collective good.

Pro Bono Perspectives Episode 23: Marcy Scott Lynn, Facebook

Building Community Resilience through Human Connection
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Host and Common Impact CEO Danielle Holly is joined by Marcy Scott Lynn, Facebook’s Director of Global Impact Partnerships and a member of nonprofit Camp Tawonga’s Board of Directors.

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