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Celebrating the Power of Pro Bono in Difficult Times

By Emily Patrick | Oct 26, 2020

It’s Pro Bono Week! But this one looks unlike any other we’ve experienced before. Instead of large skilled volunteering events or gathering by the hundreds inIt’s Pro Bono Week! But this one looks unlike any other we&rsquo

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Celebrating One Year of Capacity Commons

By Aruni Ranaweera | Jun 19, 2020

One year ago today, Common Impact launched Capacity Commons, a free, online one-stop-shop for skills-based volunteering. Capacity Commons was developed in partnership with the Charles Schwab Foundation to lower barriersOne year ago today, Common Impact launched Capacity Commons, a free, online one-stop-shop for skills-based

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Supporting Women Entrepreneurs During COVID-19

By Admin | Apr 28, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic is not stopping people from volunteering. You don’t always have to be physically present to do some good, but there are some things to considerThe Coronavirus pandemic is not stopping people from volunteering. You don’t always have

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Celebrating a Successful Pro Bono Week

By Emily Patrick | Oct 25, 2019

Pro Bono Week 2019 was an action-packed stretch of flash consulting events where skills-based volunteers across the nation lent their professional expertise to help local organizations solve business challenges and buildPro Bono Week 2019 was an action-packed stretch of flash consulting events where skills-based volunteers across

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The Future of Pro Bono

By Danielle Holly | Oct 21, 2019

Happy Pro Bono Week! Today we’re kicking off a week-long celebration of all things skills-based volunteering. We’ll be sharing on-the-ground reports from some of the countryHappy Pro Bono Week! Today we’re kicking off a week-long celebration of all

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Replay Available: An Introduction to Skills-Based Volunteering

By Emily Patrick | Sep 11, 2019

Webinar: The Promise of Skills-Based Volunteerism If you missed the session, you can still catch the replay!   About the webinar... Skills-based volunteerism (SBV) has skyrocketed in popularityWebinar: The Promise of Skills-Based Volunteerism If you missed the session, you can still

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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: OCJ Kids

Pro Bono Challenge Spotlights: OCJ Kids

By Marjie Bland | Oct 23, 2017

In 2016, 59 nonprofit organizations participated in the Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge—a skills-based flash consulting event where Schwab employees utilize their talents and expertise to support local nonprofit organizations

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The Promise of Skills-Based Volunteering

The Promise of Skills-Based Volunteering

By Lauren Chasanoff | Aug 16, 2017

Article by Danielle Holly and Christine Letts Illustration by Luke Best Common Impact is excited to be featured in Stanford Social Innovation Review's Fall 2017 Issue! Since 2000, Common Impact

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A Nonprofit Guide to Quantifying the Value of Pro Bono

A Nonprofit Guide to Quantifying the Value of Pro Bono

By Danielle Holly and Molly Weinstein | Nov 16, 2016

Corporate skills-based volunteerism is on the rise. Today, 54% of companies are offering skills-based volunteering opportunities for their employees.[1] This is good news all around. Good news for companies who are

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Program Spotlight: City Mission

Program Spotlight: City Mission

By Common Impact Guest Blogger | Sep 20, 2016

This week, we’re highlighting a project with a talented team from State Street and its nonprofit partner, City Mission, a social justice organization that unites communities and

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