As Common Impact reflects back on Pro Bono Week, we couldn’t be prouder of what we’ve accomplished together! In October 2021 alone, we worked with over 1,400 volunteers on 40 pro bono projects to generate nearly $500K in value for more than 50 nonprofits!
Since the release of the 1st edition of the Corporate Volunteering, Giving and Grants Technology Review in November 2019, significant developments have taken place in the sector as well as the socio-political context in which these platforms operate. Sign up below to receive your copy of the 2021 edition on November 16, 2021.
This week, as we reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11, host Danielle Holly and New York Cares Executive Director Gary Bagley have a conversation on how era defining moments from the 9/11 attacks to the current pandemic and racial reckoning bring on new waves of service and activism. They also talk about New York Cares’ increased focus on food insecurity, taking meaningful action on DEI, and why companies actually benefit more from designing service programs around nonprofit and community needs rather than their own business results.
Just getting started in corporate volunteering? Our friends at Pathable have provided some quick and easy ways to dip your corporate toe into employee volunteering without creating an extensive strategy or Volunteer Leaders Network. When you’re ready to go deeper, contact us at Realized Worth! In the meantime, read here for accessible ways to get started.
The Allstate Foundation joins Common Impact for a countrywide day of skills-based volunteering
BROOKLYN, N.Y. and NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - – A new partnership between Common Impact, the nonprofit pioneer in skills-based volunteering, and The Allstate Foundation aims to provide big help for racial equity nonprofits. On June 23, Allstate professionals across the country will collaborate with nonprofits dedicated to building a more equitable society for The Allstate Foundation Day of Service to Advance Racial Equity.
Common Impact’s Skills-Based Volunteering Event Promotes COVID-19 Relief and Recovery for Nonprofits
April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a national nonprofit that works to strengthen communities and alleviate inequality through cross-sector skills-based volunteering partnerships, is hosting Skills for Cities on April 21, 2021 in honor of National Volunteer Week.
While high quality mentor training sounds costly and time consuming, digital features such as the newly released Volunteer Vision Training Center make high impact training accessible, trackable and scalable.
March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - As the pandemic continues to hold the world in its grip, many Corporate Volunteering and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion initiatives had to change course from in-person to digital formats in order to continue to create impact for people and communities in need of support. As a result, numerous organizations have engaged their employees through digital mentoring, often with remarkable outcomes. But looking into the year ahead the question arises: How can we now optimize our digital engagement to ensure maximum impact?
By Marianne Harrison, John Hancock, and Danielle Holly, Common Impact
Recent events have brought widespread attention to racial injustice and helped unite communities against this common ill.
We’ve heard public, private, nonprofit and grassroots leaders, almost as one chorus, speak out. They’ve raised their voices as it’s become painfully clear that equality remains out of reach for too many Americans and building healthy, more equitable communities depends on challenging the status quo.