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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.


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

  • 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...

    April 26 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Linking New Leaders

    Linking New Leaders is a fun, fast paced “speed dating” style event that brings together community-minded young professionals with local nonprofit organizations. The goal is to connect up-and-coming professionals who want to contribute their time and expertise to a variety of engagement ...

    May 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Introduction to Finding Grants

    Are you new to the field of grant seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory course. You will learn the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, including: Who funds nonprofits and what are...

    May 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Featured News

Cleveland International Film Festival

We are excited to be a Community Partner for the Cleveland International Film Festival. The film we have been paired with is called The Cat Rescuers. This film aligns with our mission of the personal impact of volunteerism. The volunteers take time to care for the...

Latest Tweets

Happy#AdministrativeProfessionalsDay. We are very lucky to have exceptional employees at BVU. Our administrative staff is the backbone of our success. We appreciate their hard work and dedication everyday.

Join us, @Tech4GoodCLE and @NTENorg for our next tech meet up on May 16th. The topic at this session is how to Enhance the Work of Your Nonprofit with Data Driven Decisions. This is a free event to bring together Northeast Ohio nonprofit professionals.

Mark your calendars for October 29th for BVU's first full day Nonprofit Leadership Summit. We are excited for nonprofit professionals to network and learn from leaders in the technology, human resource, governance, finance, and the communications fields.

Happy #EarthDay Make sure you take time this week to volunteer and help keep the earth clean.

If you are looking for ways to give back to the environment, check out our volunteer center to see all the different oppotunities in Northeast Ohio.

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