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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.

BVU Nonprofit Leadership Summit

Nonprofit Leadership Summit

Elevating Nonprofit Technology, Human Resource, Governance, Finance and Communications.

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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

  • 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
  • Nonprofit Executive Leadership Series

    To become an empowered and effective leader it is essential to understand your own leadership tendencies and opportunities to grow. Learn how to strengthen your team, effect change and use your words and actions to inspire others. Whether you are a current executive director or have plans to move in...

    September 20 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 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...

    September 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Takeaways from our panel includes: find your passion, take the initiative to form relationships and get to know the board rest of the board, lastly build your leadership style.

How do you, as a new board member, get involved and develop relationships? One way is to have a mentor or a busy system that can add an extra element to your on-boarding process.

When looking for a board to join, how do you find the right fit? You need to be passionate about the mission, research if they are in a good financial standing, see if it is a decision making board or a working board, and make sure you are able to fully commit your time.

Meet our Role of the Board panel, Dana Rose, ⁦@WestonHurd⁩; Annemarie Grassi, founder of ⁦@ODA_CLE⁩, and Judy Hubbard, ⁦@athersys⁩. We are excited to hear their insight and share their experiences with nonprofit boards.

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