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The Promise of Skills-Based Volunteering

By Danielle Holly | October 3, 2017

from the Fall 2017 Issue of The Stanford Social Innovation Review

By Christine Letts & Danielle Holly

One of the fastest-growing corporate citizenship programs is skills-based volunteering—in which a team of corporate employees works for an extended period of time to help a nonprofit solve a complex operational problem. The benefits of the program for both parties are clear, but it’s also tougher to implement than many initially think.