Get Pro about Pro Bono in a Campfire Conversation with Taproot Foundation

Posted by | November 1, 2011 | Blog, Community, Events | 0 Comments |

We invite you to join us in another special learning opportunity taking place this week.

Join leaders of Taproot Foundation for a conversation on Thursday November 3rd at 10:00 AM PT about the best practices of bringing pro bono expertise to your community organization or nonprofit. On this call, you’ll get a chance to:

Share your challenges in finding expertise, managing projects or getting projects successfully launched.
Explore Taproot’s “competencies map” to discover what solutions could come from the smart use of pro bono providers.

Discuss data from a recent survey about the challenges, needs and stumbling blocks of getting pro bono.
Learn Taproot’s top 5 best practices for making sure you get the best pro bono support possible.
Get answers to your questions about how to implement pro bono, how to work effectively with professional volunteers, how to overcome common obstacles and get to success.

Register here

Who should participate?

Community builders and nonprofit leaders, board members, and engaged volunteers everywhere will benefit from this discussion. The subject matter is particularly appropriate if you or your team are or would be responsible for directing pro bono volunteers.
Those considering applying for Taproot service grants must be in one of their core areas: Chicago, San Francisco Bay Area, New York City, Washington DC or Los Angeles.

About Taproot Foundation

Taproot’s mission is to lead, mobilize and engage professionals in pro bono service that drives social change. Taproot offers three core programs to increase nonprofits’ access to pro bono services. Through these programs they provide millions of dollars in services annually aimed at best enabling organizations to address local social issues. Their signature Service Grant program operates in five cities and, since its inception in 2001, has engaged professionals in over 780,000 hours of pro bono service on over 1,300 projects.
These conference calls are made possible by American Express. Registration is sponsored by Eventbrite.

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