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Key takeaways from State of Pro Bono: Corporate Edition
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As the field of pro bono service continues to grow, companies increasingly identify pro bono programming as a critical element of their overall social impact objectives. Taproot Foundation conducted an inaugural survey of companies doing pro bono to collect data on their programs, identify trends, and share key observations for advancing the field.

Companies Are Looking to Scale Their Pro Bono Programs, but How?

Key takeaways from State of Pro Bono: Corporate Edition
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As the field of pro bono service continues to grow, companies increasingly identify pro bono programming as a critical element of their overall social impact objectives. Taproot Foundation conducted an inaugural survey of companies doing pro bono to collect data on their programs, identify trends, and share key observations for advancing the field. This resource provides information to help practitioners compare their program design and outcomes to peers in the field, and to support them as they work to effectively tell their success stories and achieve greater

Morgan Stanley Partnered With Taproot Foundation to Host Fifth ScopeAthon With 10 Non-Profits

Morgan Stanley employees have donated over 1,000 hours of time to nonprofits during ScopeAthon events this year
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NEW YORK, December 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) today announced 44 employees participated in the firm’s fifth ScopeAthon event this year to help 10 nonprofits build actionable plans to tackle a mission-critical challenge.

Morgan Stanley Partnered With Taproot Foundation to Host Fifth ScopeAthon With 10 Non-Profits

Morgan Stanley employees have donated over 1,000 hours of time to nonprofits during ScopeAthon events this year
Press Release

NEW YORK, December 6, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) today announced 44 employees participated in the firm’s fifth ScopeAthon event this year to help 10 nonprofits build actionable plans to tackle a mission-critical challenge.

What Does it Mean to Engage Tech Talent in Pro Bono?

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It’s a hot topic in the Bay Area, and it feels like you can hardly cross the street without hearing about a tech company launching their 'For Good’ efforts. This is certainly an inspiring trend to watch happen - and for many, also leads to lots of questions. Who at these companies are doing ‘for good’ work and quite importantly, for whom?

Taproot Foundation Receives Renewed Grant from Chicago Community Trust

A longstanding partnership to build capacity in Chicago's nonprofit sector
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Chicago, IL, October 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Taproot Foundation is pleased to announce it has received a $35,000 grant from the Searle Funds at The Chicago Community Trust to fund general operations. Support from the Chicago Community Trust will allow Taproot to expand their work in the local market, ensuring that Chicago’s nonprofit sector has full access to pro bono resources necessary to build strong organizational infrastructure.

Let's Make Pro Bono Week Pro Bono Daily!

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Even though Pro Bono Week takes place every year, we'd like to take the spirit of Pro Bono Week and make it Pro Bono Daily!

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 nonprofits engaged in pro bono and skilled volunteering.

Taproot Celebrates Deloitte's Partnership this Pro Bono Week

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Pro bono as a non-legal resource? Fifteen years ago, only a few had ever considered how business professionals could use their diverse talents to support organizations working for social good. Marketing pro bono, strategy pro bono, IT pro bono: these were radical ideas to many companies in 2001, when the Taproot Foundation first began its work to lead, engage, and inspire business professionals in pro bono service. Deloitte LLP was that rare company, in both its early adoption of the delivery of pro bono service as well as in its pro bono thought leadership.

Taproot Foundation and Out Cold Marketing Pro Bono Truck Tour Hits Chicago Again

From October 20-24, look out for Taproot’s Pro Bono Ice Cream Truck at some of Chicago’s most philanthropic corporations and famous landmarks downtown!
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October 17, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Taproot Foundation and Out Cold Marketing are partnering together again to execute a five-day, guerrilla marketing campaign across Chicago. From October 20-24, a pro bono-themed Ice Cream Truck will be touring the streets of Chicago, raising awareness about civic engagement and volunteerism. The campaign, donated pro bono by Out Cold Marketing, aims to inspire Chicagoans to get more involved during national Pro Bono Week.

Taproot Foundation To Host 2nd Annual Pro Bono Awards Gala in Chicago

Our 2nd Annual Pro Bono Awards Gala will take place on Thursday, October 23rd at the Mars Gallery (1139 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL). Get your tickets here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/pro-bono-awards-gala-tickets-12784555951
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October 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - On Thursday, October 23, 2014, Taproot Foundation will host its 2nd Annual Pro Bono Awards Gala at the Mars Gallery (1139 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL).

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