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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.

Summer of Service with Deloitte.

Business Partner Breakfasts

Network with other employers that give back strategically and discuss best practices with peers from a diverse group of businesses.

Cleveland Indians Volunteer Challenge

Join the Volunteer Challenge

Volunteer 4 hours and receive 2 tickets to select Indians Games.

25K Connect

BVU and Keybank present 25k Connect

Energizing Northeast Ohio businesses to give back in celebration of BVU's 25th Anniversary.

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

  • Chat with Champions

    BVU’s Chat with Champions is an opportunity for individuals to meet business and civic leaders shaping the future of Northeast Ohio. Chat with Champions will be featuring Dr. Margaret McKenzie, President, South Pointe Hospital, Cleveland Clinic as the presenting speaker. Dr.  McKenzie will ...

    May 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Role of the Board – Cleveland

    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...

    June 7 @ 8:00 am - 11:15 am
  • Business Partner Breakfast: Align Your Corporate Community Engagement Efforts to Make the Greatest Impact

    What community issues are important to your business?  Are your efforts aligned to make an impact? At this breakfast we will discuss the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how businesses align them with corporate community engagement efforts.  Aim2Flourish (with The Fowler Center f...

    June 14 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am

Featured News

Celebrating 25 Years

  BVU is celebrating 25 years of engaging businesses and nonprofits to work together to strengthen Northeast Ohio! On behalf of the Board and Staff, thank you to the businesses, nonprofits, foundations, and volunteers in Northeast Ohio for your many years of dedicated...

Indians Volunteer Challenge

  Many people across Northeast Ohio help their communities and experience the joy and fulfillment of volunteering. In the eight years the Indians and BVU have partnered on the challenge, over 42,000 volunteers have performed over 302,000 hours of service in Northeast...

Be a Superhero – Think Pro Bono

Post by BVU Staff:  Judy Tobin, Director, Leadership Development It is the start of the day and time to make all that magic happen again. You know that you do great work, you are appreciated and you actually enjoy your job, but at times you may, as we all...

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Join us for a fun evening at Chat with Champions! This event gives individuals the opportunity to meet business and civic leaders shaping the future of Northeast Ohio.

Follow this link to sign up and learn more about our event on Wednesday May 30th!

Doctor's In assists nonprofits with projects in Marketing, Human Resources, Finance or Employment law. Sign up for the next one to get paired!


Thank you to @ClevelandCOH for hosting us for the Doctor's in event. All our groups are off to a great start!

We are excited to start our Doctor's In event! Nonprofits get to meet with experts in their field to help them get jump started on a project.

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