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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.

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.

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.


Executive Leadership Series for Nonprofit Professionals

Take part in this powerful series to understand what you can do to make the most of your leadership style and become a more effective leader in the nonprofit sector.


Investing In Purpose Drives Employees, Company & Community Forward

Attract and retain the right kind of people. Foster a culture of teamwork and collaboration. Develop leaders.

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

  • Summer of Service

    Each year, Northeast Ohio businesses gather for BVU’s annual Summer of Service event. Across the region, volunteers  come together for a collective day of service to impact local causes. In celebration of our 25th Anniversary, we want this to be the largest event to date.  BVU invites yo...

    July 25 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fundraising Strategies: The Science of Giving and The Art of Crafting Messages

    The Science: What does the evidence-based research tell us about how to motivate donors? Explore this timely topic to obtain a competitive edge in the fundraising world. Take your fundraising beyond anecdotes, gut feelings, and traditions to identify what truly inspires altruism – as uncovered by ...

    August 24 @ 9:00 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...

    August 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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...

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...

Latest Tweets

NEO businesses explore how to address community needs in alignment with @ConnectSDGs. Who better than @AIM2Flourish and @Fowler_Center to help facilitate the conversation. Thank you @indians and @hiring optics for your support.


Starting my day off right hosting a round table discussion about sustainable development goals at the @BVUVolunteers partner breakfast.

Join webinar on June 19, 1-2PM PT to learn how your #nonprofit can leverage free NetSuite technology to accelerate your mission:

Top employees seek orgs with a corporate culture that supports work-life balance and espouse values that align with their own. That means employers should help employees become better people who can use their skills and creativity to improve the world.

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