Pro Bono Week 2013

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Pro Bono Week 2013

Pro Bono Week is a global celebration of the pro bono ethic across all professions that use their talents to make a difference. Every year, thousands of people volunteer their professional expertise in marketing, legal services, HR, strategy and IT to support nonprofits. Inspired by the American Bar Association, Taproot Foundation works with partners around the globe to focus attention on the pro bono movement each year during the third week of October.

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New York City Celebrates Pro Bono Day on October 23rd
October 23, 2013 /3BL Media/ - In partnership with the Centre for Social Innovation and DesigNYC, Taproot Foundation announces the upcoming “Pro Bono Day NYC: Connecting Passion with Purpose” event on Wednesday, October 23rd during National Pro Bono Week (Oct 21st – 26th). Hosted by the Centre for Social Innovation, Pro Bono Day NYC will bring together nonprofits, volunteers, pro bono...
Oct 18, 2013 10:15 AM ET
Major Private Sector Commitment to Pro Bono is a Landmark Win for the Movement
October 16, 2015 /3BL Media/  - Taproot Foundation, a nonprofit connecting business professionals in pro bono service to organizations working towards social good, and Deloitte, a leading professional services organization, are joining forces once again to drive the pro bono marketplace forward. Deloitte recently announced an expanded commitment to providing $110 million in pro bono services...
Oct 16, 2013 2:30 PM ET
Taproot Foundation to Host Inaugural Pro Bono Awards Gala during Pro Bono Week 2013
October 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - On Thursday, October 24, 2013, Taproot Foundation will host its inaugural Pro Bono Awards Gala at the Mars Gallery (1139 W Fulton Market, Chicago, IL). This event will bring together leaders, advocates and practitioners in Chicago’s pro bono arena and will celebrate the accomplishments of two pro bono heroes: local nonprofit The Cara Program and Taproot pro bono...
Oct 16, 2013 9:15 AM ET
You Get What You Give
For the past six years, I’ve volunteered for The Taproot Foundation. Taproot “makes business talent available to organizations working to improve society.” In other words, Taproot makes it possible for people like you and me to contribute professional skills in core business functions like IT, marketing, HR, strategy and so on to...
Oct 15, 2013 2:00 PM ET
McKinsey Study Demonstrates Nonprofit Leaders Need Access to Pro Bono
A McKinsey study of 196 C-suite nonprofit leaders released this month explored today's state of leadership in the social sector to uncover what leaders need to succeed.  The study found that two primary barriers preventing nonprofit leaders from securing the resources they need include: ·         A lack of understanding on how to find the right resources; and...
Oct 15, 2013 11:45 AM ET