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Top 5 Ideas for Pro Bono Week

Join us in celebrating Pro Bono Week 2013 by taking an action to lend your best and brightest talent to causes in your community. We've lined up five top pro bono ideas you can take action on right away to put the "pro" back in "pro bono"!

Measure to Matter: Impact Metrics of Pro Bono Service

This is the third in a three-part series on the “3 Ms of Skills-Based Volunteering.” In this series, A Billion + Change experts will address the aspects of pro bono engagements that businesses are least ready to grapple with: matching employees to nonprofit partners, managing SBV projects, and measuring impact. This post was submitted by Caroline Barlerin, who is the Director of Global Community Engagement, HP Sustainability and Social Innovation at HP.

Managing Pro Bono for Success

This is the second in a three-part series on the “3 Ms of Skills-Based Volunteering.” This series will address the aspects of pro bono engagements that businesses are least ready to grapple with: matching employees to nonprofit partners, managing SBV projects, and measuring impact. This post was submitted by Katy Elder, Senior Director of Training & Consulting at Points of Light and Yvonne Siu, Marketing Manager, A Billion + Change at Points of Light.

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Pledge Company Spotlight: Best Buy's Geek Squad Summer Academy

About eight years ago, Robert Stephens, the visionary entrepreneur who started Geek Squad, saw a need for kids to get technical education and created a tech camp for youth at a school in North Minneapolis. The following year, Geek Squad Agents at Best Buy carried on Robert’s vision and developed a program specifically tailored for young women. They recognized a nation-wide gender gap in technology, and they were determined they could do something about it.

A Billion + Change Inspires Largest Commitment of Pro Bono Service in History

A Billion + Change is delighted to announce a defining milestone -- we have inspired the largest commitment of pro bono service in history!

From “Tech Teach-Ins” to HR support, Bay Area companies are shaping the future of corporate giving

When Samanthia Achuff, a Salesforce.com employee, volunteered to train nonprofits in technology at a “Tech Teach-in” last April, she didn’t know that her two hours would eventually turn into 330. “It’s an amazing testament to how much a single volunteer engagement can grow exponentially,” said Carol Guttery, Director of Employee Engagement at Salesforce.com Foundation.

Kicking Off National Volunteer Week With the Power of Pro Bono

There's no higher-impact way for a business to give back to society than through pro bono. For nonprofits and communities, the value of skilled support can be 500% greater than the value of traditional volunteering. As we face tough economic and social challenges, the talent of corporate America’s best and brightest is needed now more than ever.

An Organization of Leaders in Service

By Dr. Rebecca Thomley, Chief Executive Officer, Orion Associates.

Dr. Thomley is the CEO of Orion Associates and its related companies. She has created and funded a nonprofit, Headwaters Relief Organization.

Pledge Company Spotlight: AltruHelp

Building a Community for Millennial Volunteerism and Civic Engagement