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Looking for ways to give back? Donate your professional skills to nonprofits to multiply the impact of your time spent volunteering!

Skills for Cities: Bringing the Power of Pro Bono to North Carolina

A Common Impact Event
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Common Impact’s Spring 2022 Skills for Cities event – held during National Volunteer Week – was dedicated to strengthening nonprofit organizations across North Carolina. As the demand for their vital services increased during the pandemic, so did their needs for greater capacity and stronger, more resilient infrastructure.

Unifying Talent in Support of Nonprofits Addressing Domestic Violence

A Common Impact-Allstate Skills-Based Volunteering Partnership

The heightened stress levels and increased isolation caused by the pandemic led to a significant uptick in the rates of family and domestic violence. The Allstate Foundation sought to support domestic violence nonprofits by partnering with Common Impact for a day of skills-based volunteering that would apply the professional expertise of its employees toward solving critical nonprofit infrastructure challenges.

2022 CSR and Corporate Citizenship Recognition Awards


You have an outstanding Corporate Citizenship program. You know it. We know it. But don’t you want everyone else to know it too? Of course! If you’re doing great work, it’s important to put your name out there for recognition. Doing so will not only feel great but will help you set a new bar for companies to follow. That’s why we compiled a list of CSR, Corporate Citizenship, and Social Impact program awards for you to apply for. Check them out below!

Volunteer Spotlight: John Ketner, State Street


Skills-based volunteers apply their business experience and specialized expertise to propel nonprofits – and their own companies – to reimagine their possibilities and achieve their goals. In celebration of National Volunteer Month, Common Impact spoke with longtime volunteer John Ketner, Vice President, Talent Marketplace at State Street.

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.

How to Support Refugees Digitally

Breaking Down Barriers With Digital Corporate Volunteering
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April 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The humanitarian crisis unfolding in Ukraine has already forced more than 5 million people to flee the country. Many will stay at their new locations for a longer time – and they need employment. This is where digital corporate volunteering can make a difference: providing individual educational and job support for refugees creates social impact, even from a distance. The partnership of Volunteer Vision and Deutsche Bank shows how.

VolunteerMatch Names New CEO

Jude O’Reilley brings more than 25 years of experience in high-growth technology, philanthropy, and social innovation
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OAKLAND, Calif., April 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - VolunteerMatch announced today that Jude O’Reilley has been appointed CEO of the 24 year-old nonprofit tech organization. O’Reilley will succeed co-founder Greg Baldwin and assume responsibilities on May 3, 2022.

O’Reilley has more than 25 years of experience in technology, leadership and entrepreneurship in the private sector and in the world of social change. A seasoned organizational leader in social innovation–most recently at the Skoll Foundation–he has launched more than 100 consumer and enterprise products.

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


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.

RealTalk with Realized Worth: Braving the Social Impact Wilderness Alone


Join this RealTalk episode to gain useful tools for navigating the formidable and often lonely terrain that is the Social Impact wilderness.

You’re asked to create or scale an employee volunteer program rooted in purpose. You’re thrilled! But terrified. It’s a big job for your very small team but you’re determined to navigate a path through this employee engagement wilderness even if you feel unprepared or under-resourced.


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