our goal $2 BILLION

This #GivingTuesday, Give the Greatest Gift of All

Here at A Billion+Change, we’re excited for the week of #GivingTuesday for so many reasons!  Just last week, Thanksgiving brought many of us together with our friends and families for fun, food and football. That short-lived feeling of unity and thanks is often quickly eclipsed by tryptophan-induced food comas, logistics of getting to and fro, and these days, by the onslaught of Black Friday (starting earlier and earlier each year), Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.

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"!

A Billion + Change: The Promise of the Original Vision

This post was written by leadership committee member Jean Case, CEO of The Case Foundation. It is a re-post of her foreword from our book, The Billion + Change Story: A first look inside the largest commitment of corporate pro bono service in history. To read the original excerpt and the rest of the book, please click here

Please Pledge to Do a Good Deed This 9/11

This is a re-post of a note our partners at 9/11 Day Observance sent out today. Please also consider signing up for our next Billion + Change webinar, "What Can Be Done on 9/11 Day? Unlocking the Potential of Pro Bono 'Done-in-a-Day' Models" on July 31:

Key Insights and Opportunities from "Service Unites"

In June, A Billion + Change made history. Hundreds of pledges and partners gathered in Washington, D.C. at Points of Light’s Conference on Volunteering and Service to celebrate mobilizing more than $2 billion of pro bono services for nonprofits.

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!

Collaborate and Listen

This guest post was written by Matthew Combs, Founder and CEO of YourCause, LLC. Matthew has spent more than a decade turning concept into reality. The year of 2007 spawned an idea that changed his life. A boy named Patrick, a former child soldier in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), shared his story on a cable documentary that stopped Matthew in his tracks.

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

When Samanthia Achuff, a 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 Foundation.