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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.

Sponsored by:

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

  • Role of the Board

    Over 5,000 nonprofit board members trained As nonprofits face growing complexities and challenges, getting the governance right has never been more important.  As a board member, you bring relevant skills, expertise and networks to the organization.  It is important to have a clear understanding o...

    March 1 @ 8:00 am - 11:15 am
  • Is Starting a Nonprofit Right for You?

    Do you have a passion for doing good?  Are you thinking of starting a nonprofit? Attend our free class and explore if starting a nonprofit is the right course of action. You will learn: What is a nonprofit organization and what are the advantages and disadvantages of forming one? Steps required in...

    March 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Doctor’s In

    Is your nonprofit looking for assistance with a project related to Marketing, Human Resources, Finance or Employment law?  If so, sign up for the next Doctor’s In event where BVU will have subject matter experts on hand to meet with you for 90 minutes to help get you started on your project o...

    March 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Featured News

Fellows Opportunity with Art Therapy Studio

Business Volunteers Unlimited is pleased to announce a Fellow Opportunity with Art Therapy Studio Art Therapy Studio is seeking an experienced marketing and communications fellow to assist the organization in developing annual marketing and communications plan to help...

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Medical Mutual is hosting their Outstanding Senior Volunteer Award on May 30th at Cleveland State. If you know of an individual, 60 years and older, who has done outstanding work in the community this past year, don't hesitate to nominate them below.

We are excited to announce our 2019 Business Summit topic. On April 9, 2019, we will focus on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Our goal is to bring together Northeast Ohio companies focused on building a better world through community engagement.

We are glad the weather co-operated with us this time around. Our Doctor’s In - Pro Bono Assistance Event had a great turnout! These nonprofits left with new ideas and new methods to implement in their organizations. Thank you @cbz for hosting us and our attendees.

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