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Impact at Work Project Spotlight: Boys and Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale

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In light of National Volunteer Week, we’re highlighting a project with a talented team from Charles Schwab and its nonprofit partner, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale (BGCS), whose mission is to provide youth development services that instill strong core values and life enhancing skills in a safe environment. The Schwab volunteers worked with BGCS to identify their top strategic goals and to map out a high-level strategic plan.

National Volunteer Week Twitter Chat

Activating Civic Engagement through Skills-Based Volunteering
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In honor of National Volunteer Week, Common Impact is hosting a Twitter chat on Tuesday, April 25th at 12pm EDT to explore how corporate skills-based volunteer programs activate civic engagement in employee volunteers.  Skills-based volunteerism gives employees a chance to roll up their sleeves and truly understand the challenges facing nonprofit organizations and the social sector.  The deeper understanding and relationships that are built through skills-based volunteering activate and direct employees passions and talent towa

National Volunteer Week Twitter Chat: Activating Civic Engagement through Skills-Based Volunteering

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In honor of National Volunteer Week, Common Impact is hosting a Twitter chat on Tuesday, April 25th at 12 pm EDT to explore how corporate skills-based volunteer programs activate civic engagement in employee volunteers.  Skills-based volunteerism gives employees a chance to roll up their sleeves and truly understand the challenges facing nonprofit organizations and the social sector.  The deeper understanding and relationships that are built through ski

Making the Match, Part 1: Differentiating Technical and Strategic Support in Pro Bono Programming

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This post is Part 1 of the Taproot Foundation's 3-part series “Making the Match,” which breaks down how to increase the impact of your corporate pro bono program by creating strong matches between your talent and your nonprofit partners. Read the overview of "Making the Match" here.

Making the Match: A 3-Part Series for Corporate Pro Bono Leaders from Taproot

Getting the right pro bono to the right nonprofit at the right time
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It’s a common misconception that the bigger and more complex a pro bono initiative is, the higher the impact will be for nonprofits, your employees, and the company itself. In fact, the biggest determinant of a program’s impact is not its scale or complexity but the quality of the match between employees’ expertise and nonprofits’ needs. Great pro bono initiatives have one thing in common – the right support for the right nonprofit at the right time.

Digging into Social Sector Tech Challenges at Taproot's U.S. Pro Bono Summit

Lessons in Designing a Cross-Sector Convening
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In 2017, Taproot Foundation set out to deepen the impact of pro bono service. With the launch of our Campaigns, we’re now forging new directions in how to use pro bono service to address our most pressing global challenges, to purposefully develop our nonprofit and for-profit leaders, and to flexibly respond to the ever-changing needs of nonprofit organizations.

Three Ways to Take Your Impact Further | Taproot Foundation's Advisory Services Spring Newsletter

In this issue: Getting the right support to the right nonprofit, measuring what matters, and getting buy-in from senior leadership
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Read the Spring 2017 newsletter here.

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