Highlights from the Taproot Foundation's 2018 U.S. Pro Bono Summit

Tackling food access with pro bono, aligning programs with talent development strategies, and more
May 22, 2018 1:35 PM ET

Explore highlights from the 2018 U.S. Pro Bono Summit

The Taproot Foundation’s U.S. Pro Bono Summit is an annual gathering of leaders from across sectors and industries with a shared vision to make the talents and skills of the business community accessible to social change organizations.

The 7th annual Summit was held in San Francisco on April 18 and 19. Over the course of two days, 100+ CSR, nonprofit, and government leaders from across the country gathered to dig into topics ranging from tackling food access through pro bono to aligning programming with talent development strategies. 

Check out these highlights and more: 

  • Measuring the intangible benefits of pro bono --> read more
    The experience of pro bono creates a lasting impression on volunteers and nonprofits alike. But measuring a personal mind-shift is tough. See how some participants are overcoming the measurement challenge.
  • Finding opportunities ahead --> read more
    Through engaging cross-sector brainstorms and investigation of nonprofit needs, opportunities were uncovered in using pro bono to build leadership, to increase food access, and to drive technology adoption and use. Find out what opportunities are ahead.
  • Aligning pro bono and talent development stragtegies --> read more
    A growing number of companies are running innovative pro bono initiatives and seeing great results, particularly those that are integrating pro bono as a part of their talent development strategies. See how this one company has evolved their program to support HR's objectives.

Want to dig deeper into key insights from the U.S. Pro Bono Summit? --> register here
Explore learnings and ask questions at Taproot's free webinar. 
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 
1 p.m. EST / 12 p.m. CST / 10 a.m. PST


About the Taproot Foundation
Taproot Foundation, a national nonprofit, connects nonprofits and social change organizations with skilled volunteers who provide their expertise pro bono. Taproot is creating a world where organizations dedicated to social change have full access—through pro bono service—to the marketing, strategy, HR, and IT resources they need to be most effective. Since 2001, Taproot’s skilled volunteers have served 6,000 social change organizations providing 1.6 million hours of work worth over $180 million in value. Taproot is located in New York, Chicago, San Francisco Bay Area, and Los Angeles and is leading a network of global pro bono providers in over 30 countries around the world.