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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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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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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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Shared Value Summit 2018 Reflection

Shared Value Summit 2018 Reflection

By Danielle Holly | May 8, 2018

When Common Impact’s clients ask me what events they should attend to understand the next generation of CSR, employee engagement and for-purpose business, I always point them to

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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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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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