Pro Bono: Your Company's New HR Strategy

Pro Bono: Your Company's New HR Strategy

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 10:45am

CAMPAIGN: Pro Bono Week


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 read a selection of key takeaways from our webinar that will help you forge a path to making pro bono a high-impact tool for recruiting, developing, and retaining top talent., visit the Taproot Foundation Blog. 



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Since 2001, Taproot Foundation has proven that pro bono service is a viable and reliable tool for strengthening nonprofit organizations. Today, Taproot continues to lead nationally by acting locally, and seeks to build a pro bono marketplace that, like philanthropy, is large, accessible, professional and transparent. By taking lessons learned from our award-winning Service Grant Program and applying them to our innovative new program areas, we work to stimulate the supply of pro bono resources through our corporate Advisory Services practice, as well as demand for these services by giving nonprofits the tools and training that sets them up for successful pro bono engagements. Our work has evolved to include thought leadership and international field-building, convening global leaders in the social sector to guide the design and direction of the pro bono movement while focusing on infusing a pro bono ethic into business professions, professional schools, companies and nonprofits in communities across the country and around the world. Visit to learn more.


Pro bono--short for pro bono publico, "for the public good"—refers to professional services delivered without expectation of a fee to organizations serving the social good. It is both a form of support for community organizations as well as an increasingly core part of the ethic of business professionals from design to HR and technology, who believe that high-quality professional services are too important to only be available to those who can afford them.