Pro Bono Week

Pro Bono Week

Pro Bono Week is a global campaign that celebrates and activates pro bono service across all professions that use their talents to make a difference. Inspired by the American Bar Association's National Celebration of Pro Bono, Taproot works with partners around the globe to focus attention on the pro bono movement each year in October.

Content from this campaign

Building Nonprofit Boards that Transform Lives
At Taproot Foundation, we know connecting talented professionals with opportunities for pro bono and board service can dramatically change the game for nonprofits working to improve society. Nearly two million nonprofit board seats need to be filled annually. The good news is that professionals want to join these boards. A recent research project Taproot led, in conjunction with...
Oct 11, 2013 2:45 PM ET
Pro Bono: Your Company's New HR Strategy
We set out to answer the question, “How can pro bono become a core part of your company's HR strategy?”  To get to the bottom of this, we partnered with Brian Grill, Executive Director of Merck's Office of Corporate Philanthropy and Executive Vice President of the Merck Foundation, to lead a webinar on the topic with ACCP. Miss the conversation?  Don't worry; we've got you covered.  To...
Oct 10, 2013 10:45 AM ET
BVU Leads Northeast Ohio In Pro Bono Week
Cleveland, Ohio, October 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, an organization that links business volunteers with nonprofit organizations, is participating in Pro Bono Week (October 20th – 26th).  BVU will build awareness and lead Northeast Ohio’s pro bono initiative. Taproot Foundation is convening intermediaries like BVU to take part in Pro...
Oct 9, 2013 4:45 PM ET
Taproot Foundation DC supports GiveBack DC (GBDC) in preparation of Pro Bono Week October 20-26, 2013
Washington, DC, October 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ -  With two weeks until Pro Bono Week 2013, Taproot Foundation DC is kicking things off with an appearance at GiveBack DC (GBDC) on October 8, 2013 at 1776.   Program Manager...
Oct 8, 2013 10:30 AM ET
Why Hackathons Just Can't Hack it Anymore
This is a common sentiment among organizations who are working to make the world a better place. And it would be all too easy to think that a weekend hackathon can solve everything. But data scientists can do much, much more. Hackathons just aren't enough to solve the biggest problems we face as a...
Oct 3, 2013 1:00 PM ET

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