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.
Imagine receiving a new brand identity your nonprofit could use to launch a rebranding of your organization—for free. Or imagine engaging a team of your best and brightest employees to research and create a pitch presentation for a high-performing charter school—with 24 hours’ notice.
“Tools for Tomorrow was the best class ever—more fun than my regular classes. Now I want to pursue a career in investment and banking.” You don’t often hear high school students rave about careers in banking, but PIMCO’s “Tools for Tomorrow” skills-based volunteer program has youth in Orange County, California fired up about credit and debt, budgeting and more.
Post By: Andrew SmithSeptember 21,2012 AT 10:35 AM
This post was contributed by Michael Haberman, President of PENCIL as the second in a two-part series as follow up to the July 25th, 2012 webinar, Keeping America's Promise to Our Future: SBV Programs Preparing Youth for College, Work and Life.
This post was contributed by Michael Haberman, President of PENCIL, as a follow up to the July 25th, 2012 webinar, Keeping America's Promise to Our Future: SBV Programs Preparing Youth for College, Work and Life
A Billion + Change: A Billion + Change is a national campaign to mobilize billions of dollars of pro bono and skills-based service by 2013. Together representatives from corporate America, foundations, government and the nonprofit sector are pledging to bring the best of business skills and talents to serve the needs of non profits and communities at home and around the world.