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[Webinar] Introduction to Taproot Plus for Global Business Professionals
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Global Pro Bono Rising in Latin America

PYXERA Global to Lead Conversations on Global Pro Bono at Inaugural Summit in Latin America with 3M, SAP, Johnson & Johnson, and Others
Press Release

MEXICO CITY, March 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – PYXERA Global is an active contributor in the design of the Pro Bono Network’s Latam Pro Bono Summit, taking place in Mexico City, Mexico on March 27 and 28. The summit will shine a spotlight on how Global Pro Bono is a powerful approach to gaining new business insights, social responsibility, and leadership development.

Taproot Foundation’s State of Pro Bono Service Survey Finds 95% of Nonprofit Professionals Report that Pro Bono Service Improved Their Organization's Effectiveness

Nonprofits report that pro bono service—donated professional services for social good—improved their organization's effectiveness in cost or resource savings, efficiency, and quality of operations or services.
Press Release

NEW YORK, October 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation is releasing key findings from the 2016 State of Pro Bono Service Survey. Results show that 95% of surveyed nonprofit professionals report that pro bono service improved their organization's effectiveness. In addition, almost 90% of respondents say they will use pro bono service in the coming year. Services most sought after were in marketing, design, technology, and strategy.

This Earth Day, Encourage Your Employees to Make an Impact


Wednesday, April 22, is the 45th anniversary of Earth Day – an international movement to protect the planet and secure a sustainable future.

The Impact of Skills-Based Volunteering


Guest Blog by Kimberly Dulin, Catchafire

Leaders are beginning to connect the dots between nonprofits, skilled professionals, and corporate social responsibility like never before, and skills-based volunteering is the common thread.

Taproot and BMW Foundation Convene the 3rd Annual Global Pro Bono Summit in Berlin: Unfolding the Potential of Cross-Sector Collaboration

This cross-sector convening of international corporations, pro bono service providers, and German government representatives aims to expand the reach and impact of skills-based volunteering and pro bono service around the world.
Press Release

Berlin, Germany, February 23, 2015 /3BL Media/ -This week in Berlin, representatives from 23 countries are convening for the 3rd Annual Global Pro Bono Summit to address how to provide more high-quality, impactful pro bono service to organizations in need around the world. Summit participants include a network of Global Pro Bono Fellows (an international group of pro bono leaders developed in partnership by BMW Foundation and Taproot Foundation), government representatives, and leaders of multi-national corporations.

The Taproot Foundation Appoints Karen Hunte as Executive Director of Los Angeles

New leadership to set the strategic direction for serving the LA community of social change organizations through capacity-building pro bono service.
Press Release

February 19, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Taproot Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Hunte as Executive Director, Los Angeles effective February 16, 2015.

Karen Hunte is a seasoned executive who has worked for over 15 years at the intersection of the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. She brings strong leadership and a passion to support social impact initiatives and organizations to Taproot.

Here’s How Over 400 Project Managers Used Their Skills to Impact the DC Area - #ScopeForChange Recap

PMI, Taproot Foundation with support by A Billion + Change and HP, host the largest pro bono day of service in history

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Good morning! We’re live at @PMDOS15! Are you ready to #ScopeForChange? – A Billion + Change (tweet)

CASE STUDY: Greater Berks and Hillshire Brands


One doesn’t normally think of work boots and safety vests when thinking of pro bono, but at Hillshire Brands, safety engineers made recommendations that will have a lasting impact for the volunteers and employees at Greater Berks Food Bank (GBFB) in Pennsylvania.


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