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

Volunteers + Tech Skills x Public Good = Big Wins
In the next two weeks Oct 18- Nov 1, Team4Tech volunteers from Facebook, Coursera, Google and Intersol will be using their tech know-how to help build out after-school STEM programs for students from Kenyatta and Barracks Primary schools in Thika, Kenya. They will train teachers to create, deploy and maintain their own after-school STEM...
Oct 23, 2014 12:00 PM ET
Crazy or Genius? Giving Away Half Your Work
Giving away half of your work to nonprofits.  For free. Nuts, huh? But it’s a trending business idea that reimagines what it means to be engaged in pro bono service. This innovative model was put on the map by Matthew Manos, founder and managing partner of verynice, a global design and innovation consultancy which...
Oct 23, 2014 10:00 AM ET
Give Half 2.0 now Available for Digital Download
"At verynice, pro-bono work isn’t something that employees do off the clock, with or without incentives."– Ryan Scott, Forbes Magazine September 7, 2013 marks the beginning of a movement: “How to Give Half of Your Work Away for Free” was...
Oct 22, 2014 4:00 PM ET
A Pro Bono Week Reaffirmation
A few years ago, I observed my first ScopeAthon event. On a dreary fall day, in a cramped room deep within the headquarters of a Fortune 500 company, I sat down with dozens of overwhelmed nonprofits and eager corporate employees. My first thought was, "What the heck is a ScopeAthon?" To get that out...
Oct 22, 2014 3:15 PM ET
Ashoka EIR Kicks Off Pro Bono Week 2014 with Taproot Foundation
Ashoka's Executive in Residence program, a global leader in matching corporate executives with top social entrepreneurs for impactful pro bono placements, is partnering with Taproot Foundation for its second annual Pro Bono Week. Pro Bono Week is a global celebration of the pro bono ethic across all...
Oct 22, 2014 2:30 PM ET

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