Corporations across the U.S. are estimated to provide more than $15 billion in pro bono volunteer services to nonprofits across the country in 2012, according to the Taproot Foundation, and 66 percent of nonprofits in America say they need pro bono volunteer services more than any other kind of volunteering.
To better leverage these skilled services, the Nonprofit Collaborative launched the Readiness Roadmap, an online guide that assesses, prepares and connects nonprofit organizations with key tools and resources to engage skilled volunteers and maximize their time.
VolunteerToday The Electronic Gazette for Volunteerism provides free information on the engagement of volunteers through (1) pertinent information on recruiting and engaging volunteers; (2) information and promotion on professional development opportunities for those who work to engage volunteers.
AL!VE serves to enhance and sustain the spirit of volunteering in America by fostering collaboration and networking, promoting professional development, and providing advocacy for leaders in community engagement.
Risk management is a tool to help nonprofit organizations like yours deal with the uncertainty of possible risks related to your work. A Nonprofit’s Guide to Risk Management and Insurance, a publication you can download for free, will help you better assess and reduce your risk and understand how to get the kind of insurance you will need.