A Billion + Change has mobilized hundreds of companies—from the largest in the Fortune 100 to the smallest sole proprietorship—to give back to their communities through pro bono service. Whether your industry is technology or hospitality—there is a place for you in our growing national campaign. While there is no single “right way” to do pro bono or skills-based volunteering (SBV), this page will give you access to research, tools, case studies and resources to help you start and scale an SBV program.

Intel: Powering Global Education and Closing the Technology Gap through Service

Pledge Company Spotlights

By Yvonne Siu Turner, Senior Manager, Corporate Resources and Programs, Points of Light Corporate Institute

  • Topic:
    Education
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    Points of Light Corporate Institute

Skills-Based Volunteering for Small Businesses: Getting Started

Research, Guides and Toolkits

Access a quick-reference guide on how to start a skills-based volunteering program at a small business. Learn about pro bono and SBV models, get a checklist to start your program, learn about skills-based volunteer opportunities, and more!

VolunteerMatch

Pro Bono Technology

VolunteerMatch strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect.

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    VolunteerMatch

Seven Practices of Effective Employee Volunteer Programs

Points of Light has published the seven practices that will help CSR and employee volunteer leaders ensure that their employee volunteer programs are effective and valuable for their organizations, their employees and the communinities in which th

  • Source:
    Corporate Institute

How to Woo Funders and Supporters

Research, Guides and Toolkits

Ashoka's Guide to Pitching outlines the steps of making a compelling case for starting your own change-making initiative—whether that is a new pro bono program or a new social venture.

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    Ashoka

Social Intrapreneurship Toolkit

Research, Guides and Toolkits

Ashoka's social intrapreneurship toolkit will equip corporate changemakers with the skills and knowledge they need to make change within their company, whether that is creating a new pro bono or skills-based volunteering program or starting a new

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    Ashoka

Measuring the Results: The Business Case for Skills-Based Volunteerism

Measuring Impact

The third in a series of three reports identifying common capacity constraints in the nonprofit sector, assessing trends in capacity investment, and exploring the relationship between nonprofit capacity building and greater effectiveness.

CreateAthon Case Study: Stamp Idea Group

Research, Guides and Toolkits

In this case study, learn how Stamp Idea Group put together collateral to help brand their identity in the marketplace and ultimately spread the word about the amazing things Sight Savers America is doing in Birmingham, AL.

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    CreateAthon

CreateAthon Case Study: Red Thinking

Research, Guides and Toolkits

This CreateAthon case study gives an in-depth look into an outstanding project completed by Red Thinking, and how they were able to tackle the communications strategy for Volunteer Fairfax.

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    CreateAthon
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