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.

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Pro Bono Week Spurs New Community Service Ideas
This time in October is when volunteer leaders honor the power of pro bono, a global campaign that celebrates and activates pro bono service across all professions that use their talents to make a difference. Organized by Taproot, the leading national advocate for pro bono service, and inspired by the ...
Oct 28, 2015 6:30 PM ET
Taproot Foundation Announces That Services Donated by Business Professionals are Valued at $150 Per Hour — a 25% Increase Over 2009 Rates
October 26, 2015 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation announces that the 2015 standard for the value of pro bono service has increased 25% to $150 per hour. The $150 valuation defines the average, per hour value of time donated by business professionals to nonprofit organizations through pro bono services including expertise in marketing, strategic planning, HR,...
Oct 26, 2015 11:30 AM ET
Want to Use Your Business Skills to Fight Hunger?
Interested in making a meaningful impact in the fight against hunger without even leaving your desk? Your professional skills—in marketing, web development, business strategy, HR, IT and so many others—could provide a nonprofit organization with just the right expertise to help them better serve thousands of hungry Americans.  Today, nearly 48 million Americans do not know where their...
Oct 15, 2015 3:00 PM ET
Connecting Business Talent to Nonprofit Need, Pro Bono Style
A year and a half ago, the two of us sat together in a diner in Queens, New York – just across the Hudson River from Manhattan – imagining over cups of coffee what a robust and impactful pro bono and skill-based volunteer marketplace in our region would look like. What would happen if we brought together – in one place, on one day – New York City’s nonprofit leaders, skilled...
Nov 19, 2014 8:40 AM ET
Nonprofits, Professionals Show Increased Interest in Pro Bono Services
New York, N.Y., November 18, 2014 /3BL Media/ – The second annual Pro Bono Day NYC 2014: Connecting Passion with Purpose, convened by Taproot Foundation and supported by the Citi Foundation, drew record crowds, with 500 individuals attending. This represents nearly triple the crowd from the inaugural Pro Bono Day NYC in 2013 and indicates a growing interest in pro bono services from...
Nov 18, 2014 8:45 AM ET

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