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Capacity Commons: Scaling Pro Bono in the Social Sector

By Emily Patrick | Oct 22, 2019

Skills-based volunteering offers a transformative opportunity for organizations with capacity needs with over 70% of nonprofits reporting that pro bono service would enable them to increase their impact. Skills-based volunteering connectsSkills-based volunteering offers a transformative opportunity for organizations with capacity needs with over 70% of nonprofits

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Building Capacity for STEM Focused Nonprofits

By Krista Van Tassel | Aug 30, 2018

Around the world, employers are seeking highly-skilled workers to take on existing and emerging roles in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, also known as STEM. Workforce development and education, particularly

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Pro Bono Challenge Spotlights: YWCA Chicago

Pro Bono Challenge Spotlights: YWCA Chicago

By Marjie Bland | Oct 25, 2017

YWCA Metropolitan Chicago impacts more than 200,000 individuals annually through programs focused on safety and wellness, education and training, and economic sustainability. They provide career, financial management, digital literacy and business

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Pro Bono Challenge Spotlights: CHIP Indy

Pro Bono Challenge Spotlights: CHIP Indy

By Marjie Bland | Oct 24, 2017

The Coalition for Homelessness Intervention & Prevention (CHIP) mobilizes, advocates, and empowers community collaboration towards ending homelessness and fosters an effective system of homelessness prevention and intervention in the greater

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Successful IT Volunteer Management

Successful IT Volunteer Management

By Lauren Salzman | Feb 24, 2016

Originally published by Idealware How valuable are volunteers to your organization’s technology infrastructure? Believe it or not, this question actually sparks some controversy. Not all nonprofits are comfortable

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Pro Bono Perspectives: Anmol Mehra

Pro Bono Perspectives: Anmol Mehra

By Danielle Holly | Oct 1, 2015

We all know that skills-based volunteering is a great idea for companies, its people and, most importantly, the nonprofits that deliver critical services every day to our communities.  Still,

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The CSR Scoop - 8/05/2015

The CSR Scoop - 8/05/2015

By CI Super Admin | Aug 5, 2015

Common Impact’s IT Associate Consultant, Patricia Vaccaro-Coburn,  is guest writing this week’s SCOOP, with a special focus on how digital technologies create a foundation

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Salesforce Speedforce Sensation!

Salesforce Speedforce Sensation!

By Dana Yonchak | Dec 12, 2014

What an incredibly inspiring and super-charged #GivingTuesday we had! Common Impact hosted its first Salesforce “Speedforce” event on #GivingTuesday at General Assembly in Boston, with 30 nonprofits digging into

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Making Pro Bono Week into Pro Bono Daily

Making Pro Bono Week into Pro Bono Daily

By Dana Yonchak | Nov 26, 2014

Pro Bono Week, the annual weeklong celebration of pro bono and volunteerism that takes place in late October, raises awareness and recognition for the value created for individuals, companies and

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