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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.

Ready to get involved?

Volunteer Center

Volunteers Make a difference. The Volunteer Center at BVU brings together nonprofits with volunteers ready to help in Greater Cleveland.

BVU Nonprofit Leadership Summit

Nonprofit Leadership Summit

Elevating Nonprofit Technology, Human Resource, Governance, Finance and Communications.


NEW Nonprofit Member Benefit

BVU members receive a 30% discount off Cureo’s engagement platform to collaborate with your board, committees, team and volunteers.

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 – Succession Planning

    Succession Planning: Is your nonprofit prepared for leadership transitions?  Nonprofit Leaders Breakfasts convenes chief executives and board presidents to share and discuss perspectives with peers from a diverse group of nonprofit organizations. This session will explore how effective succession p...

    August 22 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Choosing a Donor Management System

    Are you in the process of selecting or re-evaluating your donor management system? Learn about three of the most popular donor databases being used in our region. Raiser’s Edge, DonorPerfect, and Little Green Light will be demonstrated and reviewed by an expert panel of users along with databa...

    September 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
  • 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...

    September 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Supporting Those Who Support

BVU will bring together business professionals in technology, human resources, finance, communications and management with nonprofit leaders for full day Nonprofit Summit.

How Strong is your Board’s Leadership Pipeline?

Post by BVU Staff:  Elizabeth Voudouris, Executive Vice President Who is your nonprofit’s next board chair? Next treasurer? Does your board regularly rotate committee chairs? Do officers have term limits? Or do you have good officers and committee chairs and you don’t...

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Sign up for our Nonprofit Leaders Summit and the first 100 registrants will receive the early bird price of $99. We have fantastic presenters and topics lined up for our all-day summit. Make sure to get the early bird price and secure your seat today!

We are excited to meet and work with the Lorain County nonprofits and their boards. Join us at our upcoming Role of the Board at Lorain County Community College.

Please join us on September 5th from 8:30am-11:30am for Role of the Board: A seminar for board members and senior staff members of nonprofit organizations. Tickets are $20/person and scholarships are available.
Click here for tickets: #peoplewhocare

If you are a nonprofit in need of Pro-Bono assistance in the fields of marketing, hr, legal or finance, make sure to register for our upcoming Doctor's In event. This event will take place on September 25th.

Register today to be paired with an expert!

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