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The Value of Donating Your Skills for Social Change

Join Taproot’s January webinar on making a difference
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Thursday, January 27 at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT  
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95% of nonprofits report not having the resources to fully accomplish their missions. Your experience in HR, tech, operations, marketing, data, (the list could go on!), could be just the thing a resource-strapped social good organization needs in the New Year.

Common Impact Celebrates Tenure of Danielle Holly As She Announces Plans to Step Down from CEO Role

Holly has led significant growth in Common Impact’s size and impact during her decade as CEO, nearly 15 total years with organization. Search for new CEO is underway.
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NEW YORK, January 18, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, the nonprofit pioneer in skills-based volunteerism, today announced that Danielle Holly will be stepping down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective February 18.

Holly’s departure comes after a ten-year stint as CEO and nearly 15 years of cumulative service with Common Impact. During her tenure, Common Impact has grown into a nationally recognized leader in corporate skills-based volunteerism and employee engagement.

Creating Cross-Sector Talent Development Wins

Skills-Based Volunteering in Action with Fidelity Investments and Achievement First
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Offering upskilling opportunities is a priority for any company that values its employees’ continuous growth and success.

Much More Than a New Website

Team Consulting with America Needs You and Fidelity Investments
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This is the final installment in a series of blog posts tracking a Common Impact long-term skills-based volunteering project with America Needs You and Fidelity Investments to upgrade the nonprofit’s website. Catch up on the project progress by reading the first and second posts in the series.

The Final Product

Planning for a Successful Pro Bono Partnership

[Webinar] Your Guide to Pro Bono Project Management
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Wednesday, December 8, 2021, at 1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 11 AM MT / 10 AM PT

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Refresh and Reset: A Pro Bono Website Upgrade

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This is the second in a series of blog posts tracking Common Impact's long-term skills-based volunteering project with America Needs You and Fidelity Investments to upgrade the nonprofit’s website. Read the first post here.

Where it Started

Pro Bono Week 2021: Taproot Foundation Doubles Impact for Social Good

Taproot thanks those who celebrated Pro Bono Week with them, a time to recognize pro bono service around the world.
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Pro Bono Week (October 24-30) allows us to recognize the dedication of our volunteers who share their skills with nonprofits, along with the nonprofits striving to further their missions by collaborating with these volunteers.

Highlights From Taproot Foundation's 2021 U.S. Pro Bono Summit

Taproot Foundation celebrated its annual U.S. Pro Bono Summit, exploring how the power of pro bono service can transform nonprofits and social change organizations.
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Taproot’s 2021 Pro Bono Summit provided innovative tips and facilitated open discussions between corporate pro bono practitioners to share best practices and challenges in developing skills-based volunteering opportunities.

Key takeaways from the five webinars touched on critical aspects of capacity-building, board development, DEI in pro bono support, and more.

Pro Bono Perspectives S3E23: Grace Bonney, Collective Wisdom & Design*Sponge

Slowing Down and Finding Fulfillment
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Learn how relationships with people from different cultures and ways of life can have a profound impact on your values, happiness, and success as bestselling author Grace Bonney takes you through her new book, Collective Wisdom: Lessons, Inspiration, and Advice from Women Over 50, where she interviewed over 100 trailblazing women on their purpose, careers, activism, and community work.

Skills-Based Volunteers Give Critical Support to Racial Equity Nonprofits

The Allstate Foundation and Common Impact collaborate for large-scale day of skills-based volunteering
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NEW YORK and NORTHBROOK, Ill., November 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, the nonprofit pioneer in skills-based volunteering, and The Allstate Foundation are collaborating again on November 17 for another day of service, this time strengthening nonprofits dedicated to advancing racial equity and creating a more just society.

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