capacity building

Skills for Cities: Common Impact to Bring the Power of Skills-Based Volunteering to North Carolina

An intensive one-day event during National Volunteer Week will bring together North Carolina social sector leaders and corporate volunteers to solve critical capacity challenges
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NEW YORK, April 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Common Impact, a national leader in skills-based volunteering, will host its flagship event, Skills for Cities, on April 20 to connect nonprofits across North Carolina with social sector leaders to generate solutions for their pressing capacity-building challenges.

Beth Kanter on the Promise of Smart Tech for Nonprofits

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What if nonprofits had the time to plan strategically and dream bigger instead of being burdened by repetitive workflows and scarcity mindsets? How can smart technology make this vision a reality? As the tech-enabled world continues to evolve, how can nonprofits harness technology to yield tangible outcomes? 
 

Boosting Nonprofit Capacity for Community Impact at the Charles Schwab Pro Bono Challenge

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As the pandemic situation and daily life continue to evolve, so too do the needs of the nonprofits that work tirelessly to ensure the health, safety, and success of everyone in our communities.

Translating Completely KIDS' Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Commitments Into Action

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Organizations are increasingly stepping up their commitments to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), but defining what that looks like in practice can be difficult, not to mention creating a plan of action and bringing different stakeholder groups into alignment.

Black Leadership Spotlight: Ron Waddell, Legendary Legacies

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In celebration of Black History Month, Common Impact is proud to highlight some of the outstanding Black nonprofit leaders we collaborate with and the ways they’re driving social change and equity through their organizations’ work.

Reinforcing Community Partnerships Through a Skills-Based Day of Service

Skills-Based Volunteering with Citizens & Common Impact
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When Citizens set out to hold its first-ever day of skills-based service, it did so with the desire to create lasting impact for its nonprofit partners, deepen those relationships, and uphold its commitment to serving the communities in which it operates.

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

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

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.

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