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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.

Nonprofit Leadership Advancement Program

A Five-Part Development Series for Nonprofit Leaders

Take part in this powerful series to understand what you can do to become a more effective leader in the nonprofit sector. Whether you are a current executive director or have plans to move into a more significant role, you will find this series helpful.

Apply by December 31, 2019 to be eligible for a scholarship for $500 off the registration fee.

BVU Nonprofit Leadership Summit

Nonprofit Leadership Advancement Program

Take part in this powerful series to understand what you can do to become a more effective leader in the nonprofit sector.

Cureo

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

Supporting Those That Support

Good businesses always want to support and uplift their communities. One way to accomplish that is to work with local nonprofits charged with addressing community needs.

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

  • Business Partner Breakfast

    Upping your Impact Game: Re-imagine Days of Service to Create Meaningful Change Ready to shake things up? “Done-in-a day” team volunteer projects are a great way to get your employees out of the office and into the community; building teamwork while doing good. However, some impact areas, such a...

    February 20 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
  • Ask the Expert

    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 Ask the Expert 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 or a...

    February 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Nonprofit Leaders Breakfast: The Brand Dance

    Aligning Personal Brand and the Nonprofit Organization   Nonprofit executives often are highly visible in their communities. They are expected to be the chief brand ambassadors of their organizations. But where does the organization’s brand end and their personal brand begin? Where do they in...

    April 3 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Is Volunteering in Your New Year’s Resolution?

Holiday celebrations are everywhere. People are going to office parties, social gatherings, and visiting with family and friends. It can be a joyous time, but it can also be a stressful time for a lot of people. Regardless of where you land on the 8 weeks between late...

Latest Tweets

Thank you for attending Role of the Board today. Proud member of boards of so many nonprofits came together to get trained: @American_Heart, @ACEMentor, @Clevekids , @AEF_DAF , @clevhomeless, @ArtsInspiredCAL and @ALSANorthernOH.

If you join a small board or a larger scale board, make sure you get involved right away! Our panel suggests that new board members join a committee to learn about the nonprofit or organization.

We have a fantastic panel this morning. Thank you to Tom Gill, @ucscleveland and Renee Holcomb Hardwick, @keybank for sharing your knowledge and experiences working with nonprofit boards.

We are gearing up for another Role of the Board seminar. Thank you to our sponsors @OhioNetInternet and @BNYMellon for allowing us to share best practices and board responsibilities with our attendees.

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