When people search for your nonprofit organization, your website is the first thing they see. You need great design that pulls people into your mission, strategies for reaching folks through online search engines, and UX that makes navigation easy. But knowing how to develop, design, and write copy for your website is out of range for most nonprofit leaders. That’s where pro bono comes in.
As a company at the forefront of digital transformation, Microsoft is committed to bringing the benefits of technology to all. When we step back and look at challenges facing nonprofits, they struggle with the lack of technical capacity, scarcity of resources, and lack of partners and few technology solutions customized for their environment.
Using pro bono to cultivate leaders and engage tech talent
Pro bono service can transform nonprofit organizations. For over 15 years, Taproot Foundation has mobilized professional expertise to help nonprofit organizations increase their effectiveness and reach. Once confined to legal service, pro bono service across all areas of expertise is utilized by nonprofits anywhere, anytime. Commonly, 95% of nonprofits report that pro bono service improved their organization's effectiveness in cost or resource savings, efficiency, and quality of operations or services.