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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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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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Pro Bono Perspectives: Rachel Hutchisson

Pro Bono Perspectives: Rachel Hutchisson

By Common Impact Guest Blogger | Sep 17, 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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Pro Bono Perspectives: Brian Glaser

Pro Bono Perspectives: Brian Glaser

By Common Impact Guest Blogger | Sep 10, 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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Pro Bono Perspectives: Janelle Woods-McNish

Pro Bono Perspectives: Janelle Woods-McNish

By Common Impact Guest Blogger | Sep 3, 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 - 8/31/2015

The CSR Scoop - 8/31/2015

By Danielle Holly | Sep 2, 2015

The Scoop:   This week’s news was buzzing with ideas and approaches to creating systemic change to better our lives and the lives of others. From Barry Schwartz

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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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The CSR Scoop - 7/22/2015

The CSR Scoop - 7/22/2015

By Lauren Salzman | Jul 22, 2015

Happy hump day!  We know that Wednesdays are particularly tough in the summer, as we look forward to those long, summer weekends.  To bring you into the home

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The CSR Scoop - 7/14/2015

The CSR Scoop - 7/14/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Jul 14, 2015

In the easy, breezy spirit of summer, we’re keeping the Scoop light this week with the top recently released articles, blogs, interviews, and events that we think are

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The CSR Scoop - 7/07/2015

The CSR Scoop - 7/07/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Jul 7, 2015

We’re just coming off the holiday weekend, during which we celebrated all that makes our country great. Among those things to celebrate is the exciting work being done

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The CSR Scoop - 6/19/2015

The CSR Scoop - 6/19/2015

By Lauren Salzman | Jun 19, 2015

With summer upon us, we look forward to sunshine-filled weekends, and of course, our weekly roundup of the latest and greatest in the cross-sector space! This week’s Scoop

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The CSR Scoop - 6/12/2015

The CSR Scoop - 6/12/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Jun 12, 2015

It’s Friday – time for the CSR Scoop, your roundup of the latest ideas, initiatives, and strategies that are driving our businesses and communities towards positive social change.

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The CSR Scoop - 6/05/2015

The CSR Scoop - 6/05/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Jun 5, 2015

With June upon us, it’s tough to sit inside at a desk all day and remain engaged and passionate about the work on the screen in front of

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The CSR Scoop - 5/29/2015

The CSR Scoop - 5/29/2015

By Molly Weinstein | May 29, 2015

As we close out the hectic springtime months and look towards a (slightly) calmer summer timetable, professionals across the sectors are hoping to use the extra time to reflect on

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The CSR Scoop - 5/15/2015

The CSR Scoop - 5/15/2015

By Molly Weinstein | May 15, 2015

The debate is on! This week, a number of industry thought leaders reflected on today’s shifting business and social landscape and raised a few bold, controversial points. As

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The CSR Scoop - 5/08/2015

The CSR Scoop - 5/08/2015

By Molly Weinstein | May 8, 2015

“CSR is a current world view and one that needs to be embraced.” We heard message loud and clear this week in in political blogs, HR reports, generational

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The CSR Scoop - 5/01/2015

The CSR Scoop - 5/01/2015

By Molly Weinstein | May 1, 2015

We were excited to see interesting discourse this week on a number topics near and dear to our hearts: cross-sector solutions, evolving business standards and strategies, purpose-driven careers, volunteer engagement,

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The CSR Scoop - 4/17/2015

The CSR Scoop - 4/17/2015

By Molly Weinstein | Apr 17, 2015

Common Impact is excited to launch a new weekly blog series: The CSR Scoop. Every Friday, we’ll be sharing the scoop on corporate citizenship, employee engagement, skills-based volunteerism,

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New Year’s Wishes

New Year’s Wishes

By Danielle Holly | Dec 16, 2014

As we leave 2014 and look to a fresh new year, team and Board members at Common Impact share their hopes for 2015: we have some audacious goals ahead! Above all, we

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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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Let’s Give Volunteering A Facelift!

Let’s Give Volunteering A Facelift!

By Danielle Holly | Aug 22, 2014

(Originally posted to Business Doing Good, 4.10.14)  What image comes to your mind when you think of employee volunteerism? Perhaps a team of smiling people at a local shelter in

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