Stories of Our Impact

John Hancock

John Hancock

New Fellows support in-house volunteer programs

The fellow commits 50% of his/her work time to manage nearly all aspects of the program, including volunteer recruitment, training and support, nonprofit project selection,… Keep reading

Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement

From Tactics to Strategic Visioning Over Three Common Impact Engagements

JA is poised and ready to roadtest their new strategic direction for the future. The project helped them chart a sustainable yet aggressive roadmap for… Keep reading

Project R.I.G.H.T.

Project R.I.G.H.T.

New marketing materials for higher-impact advocacy.

In this day-of-service event, CA employees performed a marketing collateral assessment and completely redesigned a key brochure for Project R.I.G.H.T. At the end of the day, the… Keep reading

Boston Partners in Education (BPE)

Boston Partners in Education (BPE)

A new personnel policy for a more satisfied staff.

With this upgraded personnel policy in place,BPE employees now have a place to turn for immediate answers to their questions about employee work time and benefits. With… Keep reading

ACCESS

ACCESS

Creating a continuous improvement process for staff.

Working closely with ACCESS, the State Street participants created an ongoing evaluation and continuous improvement program and trained all ACCESS staff as to its use. As a… Keep reading

State Street

State Street

Building Cross-Cultural Communities

The Family Center (TFC) is a nonprofit organization that helps families grow strong and empowers them to form vibrant communities by providing therapeutic and support services… Keep reading

hopeFound

hopeFound

Software training enables better staff communication.

The Analog Devices team hosted three half-day training sessions, providing hands-on practical sessions that taught new skills to hopeFound employees. As a result of the… Keep reading

The Berkshire Theater Group

The Berkshire Theater Group

Supporting culture in the Berkshires with the power of collective impact

A cross-company pro bono team created a single, effective unified technology platform. the on-the-ground exposure to these organzations inspired the Roundtable corporations to provide additional… Keep reading

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Blue Cross Blue Shield

Deepening Blue Cross Blue Shield’s Impact

Now entering its third year, the Skills-Based Volunteer Program has generated tremendous results: Over $735,000 in community investment and over 4000 pro bono hours contributed… Keep reading

The Greater Boston Food Bank

The Greater Boston Food Bank

Optimizing mission delivery through smarter systems

Working elbow-to-elbow with the GBFB over the course of five months, Eagle Investments delivered a clear roadmap for a packaged, supported system that will enable… Keep reading

Fidelity Investments

Fidelity Investments

Leadership Development

Contributing a couple of hours a week to virtual teams with their colleagues, Common Impact participants own the client relationship with the nonprofit and are… Keep reading

Educational First Steps

Educational First Steps

Refining Educational First Steps cornerstone program for broader impact

33% increase in the reach and impact of EFS' key program Sparked additional Fidelity investment and "hands-on" volunteering with EFS Developed the talents of participating… Keep reading

Cambridge Arts Council (CAC)

Cambridge Arts Council (CAC)

Building the case for the arts as a differentiator

With this brochure in hand, CAC will be able to communicate the need for on-going investments in the arts, helping the organization meet their mission… Keep reading

William Byrd Community House

William Byrd Community House

Transforming a corporate volunteer program.

In three months' time, the Genworth team created a simplified process for WBCH to recruit, train and work with corporate volunteers to further its mission. … Keep reading

State Street Corporation

State Street Corporation

Retaining Top Talent

Through Common Impact, employees work in “virtual teams” for 1-3 hours a week to implement tangible solutions for local nonprofits, forming lasting relationships with their peers and… Keep reading

Urbanity Dance

Urbanity Dance

Creating a financial management system for sound decision-making and greater community engagement

Over the course of five months, the State Street team worked to understand and assess Urbanity’s existing fiscal structures and recommended sustainable system improvements. Equipped… Keep reading

SIM Impact Day

SIM Impact Day

Crossing the "T" in S.T.E.M education

92% of SIM members expressed increased interest in skills-based volunteering. 40% of SIM members continued the relationship after the engagement was completed. Keep reading

Meet the Millennials

Recruiting Generation Y

91% of Common Impact participants say their experience made them feel more inclined to recommend their company as a great place to work and provided a valuable… Keep reading

Generations Incorporated

Generations Incorporated

New database supports growth and quality assurance.

Common Impact matched GI to volunteers from Fidelity Investments, who created a database to address these needs. Inspired by the work of GI, the volunteers then went… Keep reading