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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.

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.

Hyland

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.

Hyland

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

  • 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
  • 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 understa...

    September 7 @ 8:00 am - 11:15 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...

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Need an expert to help your #nonprofit with a project. Check out our Doctor's In event. https://t.co/Sf2ukz3s0v

Thank you to all the Marcus Thomas volunteers who helped celebrate the 25th Anniversary of @BVUVolunteers' Summer of Service event by volunteering with @CleFoodBank, @KidsBookBank and @cbgarden Green Corp Farm! #BVUSOS

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I loved volunteering at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank with @BVUVolunteers yesterday. So happy Marcus Thomas values volunteerism! #BVUSOS

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