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Taproot Foundation

The Taproot Foundation is the provider of pro bono services to the nonprofit sector. It works to engage the country's millions of business professionals in pro bono service, building the infrastructure of organizations we rely on to strengthen and support our communities. Their pro bono model leverages the best practices of leading professional services companies to deliver reliable and quality marketing, human resources and technology services using corporate employees. Since 2002, the Taproot Foundation has recruited over 3,500 business professionals to awarded over $12 million in pro bono services to nonprofits in New York, Chicago and the San Francisco Bay Area.

    Transforming Technology Pro Bono: New Tool for Nonprofits Released by Taproot Foundation and VMware Foundation Image

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    05-10-17

    Transforming Technology Pro Bono: New Tool for Nonprofits Released by Taproot Foundation and VMware Foundation

    The median technology budget of nonprofits is less than 2% of each organization’s total operating budget, and most nonprofits a...

    Taproot Foundation and True Impact Release a Practical Guide to Help Companies Measure the Social Return of their Pro Bono Service Programs Image

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    10-25-16

    Taproot Foundation and True Impact Release a Practical Guide to Help Companies Measure the Social Return of their Pro Bono Service Programs

    Companies want to do good for their nonprofit partners through their pro bono programming. But, many companies know that they need an improved approach to social impact measurement to better assess the value of their services.

    Taproot Foundation and True Impact recognized the lack of pro b...

    Taproot Foundation Announces That Services Donated by Business Professionals are Valued at $150 Per Hour - a 25% Increase Over 2009 Rates Image

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    10-26-15

    Taproot Foundation Announces That Services Donated by Business Professionals are Valued at $150 Per Hour - a 25% Increase Over 2009 Rates

    In celebration of Pro Bono Week, Taproot Foundation announces that the 2015 standard for the value of pro bono service has increased 25% to $150 per hour. The $150 valuation defines the average, per hour value of time donated by business professionals to nonprofit orga...

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Hundreds of Volunteers Join Largest Pro Bono Service Event in D.C. Area Image

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    01-19-15

    U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and Hundreds of Volunteers Join Largest Pro Bono Service Event in D.C. Area

    As part of today’s Martin Luther King, Jr. National Day of Service, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker will underscore the importance of pro bono service at the largest service project of its kind in the Washington metropolitan region. More than 300 professional project managers...

    Nonprofits, Professionals Show Increased Interest in Pro Bono Services Image

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    11-18-14

    Nonprofits, Professionals Show Increased Interest in Pro Bono Services

    The second annual Pro Bono Day NYC 2014: Connecting Passion with Purpose, convened by Taproot Foundation and supported by the Citi Foundation, drew record crowds, with 500 individuals attending. This represents nearly triple the crowd from the inaugural Pro Bono Day NYC in 2013 and ind...

    Pro Bono Day NYC 2014 to Connect Hundreds of Nonprofits, Corporations, and Volunteers Image

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    10-02-14

    Pro Bono Day NYC 2014 to Connect Hundreds of Nonprofits, Corporations, and Volunteers

    Day-Long Event Includes Expert-Led Panels and Workshops at Venues Throughout the City

    After a successful inaugural year, Pro Bono Day NYC is back with an expanded program including free panels, workshops, and a breakfast reception to bring together the pro bono community. Organize...

    Taproot Foundation to Launch on Helpouts by Google Image

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    11-05-13

    Taproot Foundation to Launch on Helpouts by Google

    The Taproot Foundation, a nonprofit organization that connects pro bono business talent to the nonprofit sector, is pleased to announce that it will launch on Helpouts, a new service from Google that connects people who can give help to people who need help over live video.

    Taproot will us...

    Taproot Foundation To Collaborate With Hewlett-Packard And LinkedIn To Build Online Pro Bono Marketplace Image

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    06-06-13

    Taproot Foundation To Collaborate With Hewlett-Packard And LinkedIn To Build Online Pro Bono Marketplace

    Taproot Foundation today announced a collaborative effort with Hewlett-Packard and LinkedIn to advance the development of the online pro bono marketplace (taprootfoundation.org). With the support of a $100k grant from long-time partner Hewlett-Packard and integration with LinkedIn’s APIs, Taproot...

    Pro Bono Movement Goes Global Image

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    02-25-13

    Pro Bono Movement Goes Global

    The leaders of the pro bono movement from around the globe are convening in New York City to support their progress in engaging business professionals in leveraging their talents to help advance social change.  The convening is hosted by the Taproot Foundation, the pioneer and lead architect of t...

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