Common Impact offers services to enable growing nonprofits to achieve even greater results in our communities while simultaneously engaging corporate employees in dynamic and challenging opportunities that develop their skills and unlock successful purpose-driven careers.
For companies developing a skills-based program for the first time, or expanding the impact of an existing program
Our strategy consulting services can help your company build an integrated, dynamic and sustainable skilled volunteering program that delivers value for your associates, your company, and nonprofit partners. We'll begin by working with you to identify philanthropic, employee engagement, talent management, and training goals to frame your skills-based volunteering program. Next, we'll design a program that incorporates these goals into an employee engagement strategy that delivers results. Finally, we'll share a detailed framework for this program including the operational, marketing and implementation plans to bring it to life.
For companies looking for support in implementing a successful skills-based program
Our program management and implementation services support companies in running their skills-based programs, including finding and qualifying high-performing nonprofit partners, scoping and defining sustainable projects, oversight and managing the project for success, and evaluating the project’s impact on the company, employee and nonprofit organization. This service is targeted to companies that want to build a robust skills-based program, but can't dedicate ongoing internal resources to running the program.
Training and Tool Development for Companies
We develop custom training platforms and tools to support companies in running, evaluating and growing their programs internally. These train-the-trainer platforms may include multimedia trainings, program management tools and materials, industry resources and customized integration with the current training platforms that exist within a company. Ultimately, these platforms equip internal pro bono programs with the skills-based volunteer and nonprofit expertise needed to run programs with little external support.
Nonprofit Technology Training Program
Our technology training program brings diverse nonprofit professionals together to master the best, most popular and most promising technology strategies and software at the tutelage of cross-sector volunteer industry experts. Trainings are designed to strengthen the nonprofit community, enhance organizational effectiveness and provide meaningful skills-based volunteer opportunities for passionate technology leaders.
Become a Volunteer Nonprofit Technology Trainer
If you are an experienced trainer with expertise in technology strategy, websites, databases, marketing tools or one of the many popular cloud-based products, particularly those designed for nonprofits, we would love to talk to you about becoming a volunteer trainer. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Some of Our Specialties
Common Impact’s community based action-learning programs support a broad range of corporate talent development efforts. Whether your organization is trying to build the functional skills of early career employees, develop the leadership abilities of your high-potential cohort, or foster cohesion and collaboration among remote offices, our programs can help you achieve tangible, measureable outcomes. Learn more about Talent Development services.
Best Practices Workshops
We provide customized training for company executives who want to maximize employee engagement at all levels of their company.
Outsourced Program Management
We manage some or all of the operational components of your employee engagement programs.
We utilize tailored metrics and a proprietary SROI model to assess the social and business value of your human capital investments.
Senior leaders are matched to a nonprofit executive to provide strategic guidance on a specific organizational challenge. Through this one on one coaching model, senior leaders are pulled out of their comfort zone to apply their deep expertise in a new environment. Meanwhile, the nonprofit executive benefits from the functional acumen and external perspective of the coach.
Regional and Cross-Company Collaborations
Common Impact convenes multiple companies and organizations to address a challenge specific to a region. Partner with other companies in your area to expand the breadth and depth of your pro bono impact at once.
Day of Service Workshops and Seminars
Teams of associates provide pro bono expertise to a group of nonprofits that share a similar challenge. Best practices and latest trends in a specific functional area are highlighted.