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A Strong, Vibrant Community

Business Volunteers Unlimited brings them together to enrich Northeast Ohio. That’s what we do. Join us.

Business Volunteers Unlimited brings them together to enrich Northeast Ohio.

That’s what we do. Join us.

“My business wants to give back”

Serve your community: Have an impact in the daily operations of nonprofits – and in the lives of everyday people – by using your skills to benefit those in need.

“My nonprofit is looking for support”

Enlist a behind-the-scenes coach: From referring volunteers to providing consultations, support and training, we’re here to help build up your nonprofit.

BVU Business Summit:

Using the United Nations SDGs as a Framework for Corporate Community Engagement

April 9, 2019

Join Northeast Ohio businesses to learn how to leverage the SDGs for operational efficiency, profit and communications for stronger investor relations, employee engagement and our community.

Title sponsor:

Presenting sponsors:

Summer of Service with Deloitte.

Celebrating 25 years

Thank you to the businesses, nonprofits, foundations, and volunteers in Northeast Ohio for your many years of dedicated service to our community.


Nonprofit Executive Leadership Series

Take part in this powerful series to understand what you can do to become a more effective leader in the nonprofit sector.

25K Connect

130,798 Hours Volunteered

51 businesses took Keybank's 25K Connect challenge and surpassed the 25,000 hour goal. Thank you to all those that participated.

We strive to build a strong and vibrant community in Northeast Ohio.

BVU links the diverse knowledge and experiences of business leaders with the needs and opportunities of nonprofits. By connecting and combining the talents of businesses, nonprofits and individuals, everyone succeeds. Best of all, it enriches our community.

Join us in this common purpose.

Upcoming Events

  • Nonprofit Leaders Breakfast – TRACTION! Real. Simple. Results.

    Nonprofit Leaders Breakfasts convenes chief executives and board presidents to share and discuss perspectives with peers from a diverse group of nonprofit organizations TRACTION! What is it? Why are people talking about it? Learn and discuss the EOS model (Entrepreneurial Operating System) with an e...

    March 28 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Featured News

Cleveland International Film Festival

We are excited to be a Community Partner for the Cleveland International Film Festival. The film we have been paired with is called The Cat Rescuers. This film aligns with our mission of the personal impact of volunteerism. The volunteers take time to care for the...

Open Position – Managing Director, Business Engagement

Position: Managing Director, Business Engagement Reports to: President & CEO   Job Summary: Responsible for leading the BVU Business Engagement Team for maintaining and growing BVU business memberships/sponsorships in the Cleveland/Akron market; and execution of...

Latest Tweets

Come and see BVU's booth at this year's Northern Ohio Human Resource Conference (NOHRC). Learn about the services we provide to businesses and our upcoming Business Summit. You can find us at booth 48. Our staff is excited to see our current members and meet new members!

Our Nonprofit Leaders Breakfasts breakfast will bring together chief executives and board presidents. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet, network and discuss perspectives with other local nonprofit leaders. Thank you to our sponsor @OhioNetInternet.

Join us for our biggest business event of the year. This event will bring over 100 Northeast Ohio Businesses together to network and learn. Thank you to our Title sponsor @Hyland and our Presenting sponsors @CoviaCorp, @DixandEaton, and @Nordson_Corp.

Get ready to soak up advice from some of #CLE’s top female executives on how to create balance, plan your finances, be authentic, network effectively and get civically involved. Register for the @EngageCleveland 2nd Annual Next Generation of Women at

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