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For over 20 years, Common Impact has partnered with Fortune 500 companies and hundreds of the country’s leading nonprofit organizations to create transformational change.

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volunteers

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Stories of Our Shared Success

  • Championing financial literacy through skills-based service during a pandemic

    The annual Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge is a day of skills-based service designed to tap into Schwabbies’ professional expertise to build nonprofit capacity and create long-term community impact. In 2020, the traditional one-day flash consulting event went fully virtual and was expanded into three week-long consulting projects in order to better support the increased needs of nonprofits and communities during COVID-19. Read the

  • Skills-Based Volunteering in Action: Day of Service

    A year after COVID-19 first hit the U.S., nonprofits were ready to return to the promising capacity building projects they had to put on hold during the worst of the pandemic. At the same time, companies were seeking creative ways to boost collaboration amongst employees who had been working apart from their colleagues for an unprecedented stretch of

  • East Boston Social Centers Leverages Skills-Based Volunteers from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to promote mental health during COVID-19

    As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the country, many Americans are experiencing a mental health crisis too, especially healthcare and frontline workers. At East Boston Social Centers (the Social Centers), a nonprofit that provides afterschool programming, childcare, nutrition, and activities for the elderly, the staff were not exempt from the mental health toll of the pandemic. Blue Cross Blue Shield of

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Some of Our Partners

Fidelity color logoBoston Cares
Citizen Schools
Allstate Foundation logoHabitat for Humanity
Boys & Girls Clubs of America
Cradles to CrayonsEducational First Steps Logo
PeopleFund LogoThe Greater Boston Food Bank

What Our Partners Say

Working with Common Impact over the years has helped to evolve our entire volunteer program at State Street. We are now able to make a more significant impact to our community, while providing meaningful skills-based volunteer opportunities to our employees globally, increasing employee satisfaction and development.  

Whitney Kimmel
Vice President, Corporate Citizenship
State Street

We worked with such a phenomenal group of volunteers. Their recommendations will extend beyond just the scope of this project and will help strengthen our organization as we continue to work and evolve in the future.

Teach for America Ohio

We first partnered with Common Impact over a decade ago as we launched our skills-based volunteer program. We have continued to turn to them over the years as a trusted partner when we want to re-energize or re-envision our pro bono programming. They bring creativity and innovative ideas along with a strong knowledge of trends and best practices in the field. 

Lucy Darragh, MSW
Director, Corporate Citizenship
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts