Common Impact

Developing Nonprofit Leaders Through Skills-Based Volunteering

Tool Spotlight: Choosing a Nonprofit Project Lead
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Common Impact is exploring the skill sharing component of The Knitting Factor, as a driver for two-way talent exchange between corporate volunteers and nonprofit professionals. When our partners recognize the knowledge and expertise that both sides bring to the table, it creates an opportunity for real talent development and long-term, sustainable partnerships.

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 3 - Emily McCann, Citizen Schools

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We are thrilled to welcome Emily McCann, CEO of Citizen Schools to Pro Bono Perspectives. For those of you in the nonprofit sector, you likely know Citizen Schools, a national education nonprofit that works primarily in low-income communities that need additional support and resources.

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 2 - Gary Levante, Berkshire Bank

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We are thrilled to welcome Gary Levante, Vice President of Corporate Responsibility at Berkshire Bank to Pro Bono Perspectives. Gary leads community engagement and sustainability for Berkshire Bank and under his leadership, Berkshire has earned more than two dozen accolades for its work, recently highlighted by a 100% participation rate in its corporate volunteer program. Now that is a stat we can get behind!

Pro Bono Perspectives Podcast: Episode 1 - Carol Cone, Carol Cone ON PURPOSE

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Carol Cone, a name many of you may recognize as she has been called "arguably the most powerful and visible figure in the world of Cause Branding."  Carol founded Cone, Inc., led Edelman's Business + Social Purpose practice and most recently founded Carol Cone ON PURPOSE as a return to her entrepreneurial roots and life passion: to educate, inspire and accelerate purpose programs and impact for organizations, nonprofits and individuals around the globe.

Common Impact Launches Pro Bono Perspectives, a New Podcast to Inspire Social Impact

Episodes feature everyday leaders driving community change by reframing the concept of work
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NEW YORK, September 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a nonprofit organization that pioneered corporate skills-based volunteering is launching a new podcast – Pro Bono Perspectives. Hosted by CEO Danielle Holly, Pro Bono Perspectives is the latest in a series of new Common Impact initiatives focused on showcasing the people, organizations and ideas that are shaping new models for purpose-driven work.

Common Impact, Social Venture Partners Boston and Impact 2030 Announce First-of-its-Kind Skills-Based Day of Service for Boston

Skills for Cities Boston will unite corporate volunteers, local leaders and community nonprofits to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals
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BOSTON, September 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Common Impact, a nonprofit recognized as a national leader in skills-based volunteerism, Social Venture Partners Boston, an organization focused on engaged philanthropy, and Impact 2030, a collaborative initiative that seeks to advance the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through corporate volunteerism are launching a new model for citywide impact through a day of skilled service.

Common Impact Expands Leadership Team With Addition of Tara Cardone, Chief Operating Officer

Organization builds staff capacity to support expanding need for pro bono programs and community disaster relief efforts
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NEW YORK, September 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a nonprofit recognized as a national leader in skills-based volunteerism, is expanding its leadership team with the appointment of Tara Cardone as Chief Operating Officer (COO).

Turning Data into Stories: S&P Global Volunteers & SARA Share Community Impact

by Marjie Bland
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In June, Common Impact worked with our corporate partner S&P Global to deploy a team of skilled volunteers in Charlottesville, VA.

Using Skills-Based Volunteerism to Diversify STEM Leadership

by Krista Van Tassel
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Through our work developing strategic partnerships that engage business professionals to create positive community change, we see two major STEM education challenges that skilled volunteerism can help address. Last week, we wrote about how skills-based volunteerism can help build capacity within the social sector to effectively deliver STEM education. Today we are sharing our perspective on how STEM education and volunteering can increase representation for women and diverse communities in both the social and corporate sector.

Impact at Work: Mission Economic Development Agency Project Spotlight

by Marielle Walter
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In June 2017, Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA) reached out to Common Impact to engage the support of a skilled volunteer team in achieving an important but challenging organizational goal – one that many nonprofit organizations are similarly striving to attain. MEDA's mission is to strengthen low- and moderate-income Latino families by promoting economic equity and social justice through asset building and community development.

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