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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.

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.


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

  • Future Nonprofit Technology is Already Here: How Blockchain and AI Are Creating Impact Right Now

    You’ve heard all the buzz about blockchain technology and artificial intelligence recently. But do they apply to the nonprofit sector? Do you need to pay attention? Yes! Both of these technologies are shifting the way impact is created, tracked, and measured for nonprofits and social enterprises a...

    July 17 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 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...

    July 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Forum with Senator Sherrod Brown, United States Senate

    Learn of Senator Brown’s current priorities as they relate to the interests of nonprofits; Dialogue; and Network. We are thrilled at the opportunity for Senator Brown to meet our community’s nonprofit board and staff leaders and for us to hear first-hand his current priorities.  A few of hi...

    August 2 @ 8:45 am - 10:30 am

Featured News

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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Join us at our upcoming seminar, Choosing a Donor Management System, sponsored by @CureoLLC. This seminar will show you system features for the three most popular donor databases in the region; Raiser’s Edge, DonorPerfect, and Little Green Light.

Check out some highlights from our Summer of Service events in June and July by clicking on our Flickr page. We have had some amazing volunteers do an incredible job cleaning up our rivers and beaches. Thank you to our sponsors @mimsoftware and @neorsd.

We hate to see all the trash in the river but are appreciative everyone that come out to clean our river! #BVUSOS #Cuyahoga50

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