Taproot Foundation: Building the Pro Bono Marketplace

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Taproot Foundation: Building the Pro Bono Marketplace

Since 2001, Taproot Foundation has proven that pro bono service is a viable and reliable tool for strengthening nonprofit organizations. Today, Taproot continues to lead the field nationally, and seeks to build a pro bono marketplace that, like philanthropy, is large, accessible, professional and transparent. By taking lessons learned from our award-winning Service Grant Program and applying them to our innovative new program areas, we work to stimulate the supply of pro bono resources through our corporate Advisory Services practice, as well as demand for these services by giving nonprofits the tools and training that sets them up for successful pro bono engagements. Our work has evolved to include thought leadership and international field-building, convening global leaders in the social sector to guide the design and direction of the pro bono movement while focusing on infusing a pro bono ethic into business professions, professional schools, companies and nonprofits in communities across the country and around the world. Visit www.taprootfoundation.org to learn more.

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2018 Global Pro Bono Summit Gathers Innovators of the Field in Mumbai
MUMBAI, India, February 6, 2018 / 3BLMedia/ - The Taproot Foundation, together with BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt and local host iVolunteer, will convene the 6th annual Global Pro Bono Summit February 6 – 9 in Mumbai, India. “Pro bono is an increasingly valuable resource for our global communities,” says Elizabeth Schwan-...
Feb 6, 2018 11:05 AM ET
The Ad Council Launches “CreateForChange” to Connect Creative and Media Professionals Across the Country With Social Causes
NEW YORK, October 18, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The Ad Council, the nonprofit leader behind iconic and impactful public service campaigns including Smokey Bear and “Love Has No Labels,” joins the Taproot Foundation to announce CreateForChange, a program that connects advertising, media, technology and communications professionals to nonprofit causes. Lisa Sherman, President and CEO...
Oct 18, 2017 12:15 PM ET
How Pro Bono Is Revolutionizing the Way We Develop Tomorrow’s Corporate Leaders
Technology, globalization, and current events have transformed the corporate work environment, and experts agree that the unprecedented pace of change we are seeing will only quicken. With so much up in the air, there is one thing that remains certain: Developing those who will lead tomorrow’s companies has never been more important. Within this context, pro bono is emerging as an...
Oct 10, 2017 2:15 PM ET
9/11 Day of Service Through Pro Bono
The Taproot Foundation gathered nonprofits and skilled volunteers across the country to celebrate 9/11 Day of Service through pro bono, supported by American Express. Organizations in New York City, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco brought their challenges to Taproot’s Speed Consulting workshop to garner...
Sep 20, 2017 1:05 PM ET
Giving Nonprofits What They Want
You’ve probably read a restaurant review on Yelp. How many comments are about the food? About the host’s reception? About the attentiveness of the waiter? I used to just read the food reviews and not care too much about the others, but it’s the combination of all of these factors that create my restaurant experience. The food can be outstanding, but if the host made me wait 2 hours to get it...
Sep 13, 2017 2:30 PM ET