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This Is the Best Bang for Your Volunteering Buck

Ryan Scott | Posted 10.28.2016 | Impact
Ryan Scott

Happy Pro Bono Week! This time in October is when volunteer leaders honor the power of pro bono, a global campaign that celebrates and activates pro bono service across all professions that use their talents to make a difference.

LinkedIn's Volunteer Marketplace: Half the Battle

Rachael Chong | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Rachael Chong

"Everybody can be great because anybody can serve... You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love. And you can be that servant." -- M...

The Power of Pro Bono

Max Skolnik | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Max Skolnik

As we approach Pro Bono Week, it is critical that we address the big social sector questions. How do we build capacity? How do we ensure quality and impact? How do we become sustainable?

14 Unexpected Ways to Volunteer for Thanksgiving

Amy Neumann | Posted 01.21.2013 | Impact
Amy Neumann

Whatever you do to give back for Thanksgiving and the holiday season, it will warm the heart of anyone you help, and also your own.

Wanted: CEO Magician

Aaron Hurst | Posted 01.11.2012 | Business
Aaron Hurst

Not unlike the Wizard of Oz, many CEOs understand the power of working behind a curtain and letting others project power and powers onto a leader.

Are Charity Galas A Smart Way To Spend Funds?

Aaron Hurst | Posted 12.29.2011 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

Full disclosure: Aaron Hurst sits on the Board of BoardSource, a current Prudential grantee. Mary O'Malley wanted to be a nun when she was ten years ...

UPS Foundation Delivers Help To Global Organizations

Aaron Hurst | Posted 12.21.2011 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

Full disclosure: Taproot received a grant from the UPS Foundation for 2012. Ken Sternad, Foundation President of UPS, loves logistics. I sat down wit...

Mommy & Daddy Do It Pro Bono

Aaron Hurst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Aaron Hurst

I partnered with my wife to develop a book, Epic Careers by Inspiring Parents: Mommy and Daddy Do It Pro Bono, to juxtapose the commercial and social benefit work done by professionals.

Taproot Founder Sees 'Desperate Need' For Skilled Volunteers

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Last year, volunteer interest was so high in America that "for many nonprofit groups, every day [felt] like Thanksgiving at a soup kitchen," wrote Aar...