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Pro Bono Can Help Fill Nonprofit Resource Gaps

By Liz Hamburg | Comments (0)

SkollThis blog is being partially reposted here from Skoll World Forum. To read the full story, please click here.

“Stop the Funding: Social Sector is Fully Resourced.” Until we see this headline across international newsfeeds, social change organizations should consider this simple Latin phrase to help them move their missions forward — “pro bono.”

Post-revolutionary Egypt, fast-growing China, Slovakia, Hungary, Singapore, Canada, India, Germany, and the U.S....

Taproot's Chicago Office Proudly Accepts KAN-WIN Bada Award

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Taproot's Chicago Office Proudly Accepts KAN-WIN Bada Award

KAN-WIN is a Chicago nonprofit whose mission is to eradicate all forms of violence against women by empowering Asian American survivors and by engaging the community through education, outreach, and advocacy.

Taproot Foundation’s Chicago office is honored to accept the Bada Award from KAN-WIN given in recognition of Taproot’s support and passion for helping nonprofit agencies achieve their mission through high-quality pro bono service. Bada is the...

2015 Global Pro Bono Summit: 23 Nations Driving the Pro Bono Movement Forward

By Ariana Gonzalez - Taproot and BMW Foundation Global Program Manager | Comments (0)
2015 Global Pro Bono Summit: 23 Nations Driving the Pro Bono Movement Forward

The BMW Foundation, Taproot Foundation and local host Proboneo welcomed representatives from 23 countries for the 3rd Annual Global Pro Bono Summit in Berlin to address how to provide more high-quality and high-impact pro bono service to social change organizations around the world.

Participants represented countries where the pro bono provider (also referred to as intermediary) space is well-established (Japan, UK,...

A Tale of Two Careers: How Jeff Meyer Is Making His Mark for Good in Our Community

By Meizi Zhang - Pro Bono Development and Communications Fellow | Comments (0)
A Tale of Two Careers: How Jeff Meyer Is Making His Mark for Good in Our Community

Many of us only have the opportunity – or the energy – to pursue one career. Jeff Meyer, all-star Taproot pro bono consultant in New York City, took a different path. After retiring from 30 years of success with a career in the financial industry, Jeff decided to pursue something different. He wanted to leverage his experiences and professional skills to help the nonprofit sector. He...

Taproot Fellow: Innovating Over Winter Break

By Natasha Blackadar | Comments (0)

Natasha Blackadar served as a Taproot Marketing Fellow in January as part of the Innovate Winter Break program from Brown University that provides mini-internships during winter break at organizations dedicated to social justice, impact, and entrepreneurship in Boston and NYC.

This blog has been re-posted here from its original source on Swearer Center.

Playful professionalism. Pragmatic optimism. Progress. Impact oriented.

These words, written on a large poster in...

Taproot and BMW Foundation Convene the 3rd Annual Global Pro Bono Summit in Berlin: Unfolding the Potential of Cross-Sector Collaboration

By Taproot Foundation | Comments (0)

This cross-sector convening of international corporations, pro bono service providers, and German government representatives aims to expand the reach and impact of skills-based volunteering and pro bono service around the world.

Berlin, Germany--This week in Berlin, representatives from 23 countries are convening for the 3rd Annual Global Pro Bono Summit to address how to provide more high-quality, impactful pro bono service to organizations in need around the

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The Taproot Foundation Appoints Karen Hunte as Executive Director of Los Angeles

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The Taproot Foundation Appoints Karen Hunte as Executive Director of Los Angeles

The Taproot Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Hunte as Executive Director, Los Angeles effective February 16, 2015.

Karen is a seasoned executive who has worked for over 15 years at the intersection of the private, public, and nonprofit sectors. She brings strong leadership and a passion to support social impact initiatives and organizations to Taproot.

“Karen is committed to making an impact in the Los...

The Taproot Foundation Appoints Elizabeth Schwan-Rosenwald as VP External Affairs

By Taproot Foundation | Comments (0)

The Taproot Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Schwan-Rosenwald as the organization’s new Vice President of External Affairs effective January 1, 2015. We are thrilled to welcome Elizabeth back to the Taproot Foundation where she previously served as Executive Director for Taproot’s Chicago office. Most recently, Elizabeth served as the Vice President, Partnerships for Benevolent, a start-up organization committed to changing how we give...

Here’s how over 400 Project Managers Used their Skills to Impact the DC Area | #ScopeForChange Recap

By A Billion + Change | Comments (0)

This blog was contributed by A Billion + Change and has been re-posted here from its original source on Storify.

For more information about this Taproot Foundation ScopeAthon designed in partnership with The Project Management Institute, please see this press release.

 

PMI, Taproot Foundation with support by A Billion + Change and HP, host the largest pro bono day of service in...

I Scoped For Change!

By Max Skolnik | Comments (0)
I Scoped For Change!

Wandering around the cavernous room with countless tables filled with people, I was struck by the hum of the crowd. The US Secretary of Commerce, Penny Pritzker, had kicked off the day. Now, hands were waving excitedly to illustrate a point; data was being scribbled on flip charts; heads were nodding in agreement; and computers were clacking away. On this day of...

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