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How Taproot Foundation Helps Nonprofits Maximize Volunteers Through Pro Bono Services

A Business of Giving Podcast with Taproot's President & CEO Lindsay Firestone Gruber
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This week's Business of Giving features Lindsay Firestone Gruber, president & CEO of the Taproot Foundation. The organization, founded in 2001, helps nonprofits maximize volunteer hours through its pro bono professional services. These services, such as human resources, technology, marketing, strategic planning  directly sustain an organization’s infrastructure and leadership.

“Good intentions always bring people together from a pro bono standpoint, but it’s intentionality that ensures that pro bono can be effective for everyone involved," she says.

The Impact of Pro Bono on Communities Around the Globe

Celebrating Taproot's Nonprofit Partners this Pro Bono Week
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This Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation is spotlighting nonprofits who are making a difference in their communities through pro bono support.

Webinar: Pro Bono + The Inclusive Leader

A Panel Conversation Exploring the Connection between Pro Bono Service and the Evolving Field of Inclusion on Thurs, October 24
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For decades, companies have been tapping into the power of pro bono service to accelerate talent development and engage employees while lifting up the communities where they live and work. Now, as corporate leaders are looking for innovative inclusive experiences, how can pro bono work further enhance inclusion and diversity efforts?

Haiti Now: Changing Communities Through Donated Time and Kindness

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This Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation is spotlighting nonprofits, business professionals, and companies who are playing key roles in bringing the impact of pro bono to life in communities around the globe.

The Community of Pro Bono Service

Taproot Foundation celebrates Pro Bono Week 2019
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By Lindsay Firestone Gruber, President & CEO of Taproot Foundation

Every year, Pro Bono Week serves as an amazing opportunity for those of us in this field to come together with a strong, collective voice and shine a light on the impact and importance of pro bono service. And never has the need for pro bono been more apparent. Nonprofits and other social good organizations are confronted daily with the challenge of meeting the increasing demand of critical social issues amidst declining charitable giving. 

Prudential Financial: A Commitment to the Community of Pro Bono

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This Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation is spotlighting nonprofits, business professionals, and companies who are playing key roles in bringing the impact of pro bono to life in communities around the globe.

Taproot Foundation Celebrates the Community of Pro Bono This Pro Bono Week 2019

Taproot’s campaign supported in part by American Express, Deloitte, and Prudential Financial
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NEW YORK, October 14, 2019 / 3BL Media / – The pro bono movement is an ecosystem, a true community supporting a community. And each role in this ecosystem is vital in bringing the impact to life—from the nonprofit professionals on the frontlines fighting for those they serve to the business professionals and companies who are investing in their communities by working to strengthen the organizations that serve them. 

Taproot Foundation Announces the Average Hourly Value of Pro Bono Service is now $195

New valuation up 30% over 2015 value
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October 9, 2019 / 3BL Media / - In the lead up to Pro Bono Week 2019, Taproot Foundation announces that the average hourly value of pro bono service in 2019 has increased to $195, up 30% over the 2015 valuation. The $195 valuation defines the average per hour value of time donated by business professionals to nonprofit organizations through pro bono services, including expertise in areas like marketing, strategic planning, HR, technology, and finance.

Tap Into Pro Bono Support at Your Nonprofit This Pro Bono Week

Partner up with marketing, HR, strategy, tech, and finance experts through Taproot Foundation
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Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 1 PM EST // 12 PM CST // 11 AM MT // 10 AM PST

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If you work at a nonprofit, you probably find yourself putting off projects and plans due to shortages in budget or in-house expertise. With the support of Taproot volunteers donating their professional skills, you can make those blue-sky plans a reality.

Connect With Your Community Through Pro Bono Service

Register now for Taproot Foundation’s Pro Bono Week webinar
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