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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.


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

BVU and Keybank present 25k Connect

Energizing Northeast Ohio businesses to give back in celebration of BVU's 25th Anniversary.

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

  • Strategic Planning Implementation

    We often put a great deal of time into developing strategic plans that never come to reality. Our well-crafted strategies need “legs” in order to move the organization forward. Who, what, when? If your strategic plan is “sitting on the bookshelf” or you want to jumpstart impl...

    November 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Cocktails with Champions – Featuring Brian Zimmerman

    BVU’s Cocktails with Champions is an opportunity for individuals to meet business and civic leaders shaping the future of Northeast Ohio.   Featuring Brian Zimmerman:  As Chief Executive Officer of Cleveland Metroparks, Brian Zimmerman is responsible for the management of over 23,000 acr...

    December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Role of the Board

    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 understanding o...

    December 7 @ 8:00 am - 11:15 am

Featured News

Fellow Opportunity with Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center

Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center (CHSC) is seeking an ambitious Human Resources professional to create alignment in the culture, values, and HR practices of a community service anchor in Northeast Ohio as it enters its second century of service. The goal is to...

Fellow Opportunity focused on Human Resources Development

A Cleveland based social service organization is seeking an individual to help guide and develop a Human Resources team member that is currently in transition from previous leadership. We are looking for a fellow that can help evaluate and mentor this current role and...

Latest Tweets

If you are looking to volunteer with friends and family this Thanksgiving, go to BVU's Volunteer Center. With many different nonprofits posting volunteer opportunities, you don't want to miss out on finding your perfect fit.

We have two new events added to our 2019 seminar schedule; Crisis Management for Nonprofits and People Make it Possible: How to Raise More Funds at your next Fundraising Event. Start off the new year with a BVU seminar.

If you want to give back to the nonprofit community and use your professional skills, our Fellows program is perfect for you. New positions will be posted on our website, under our blog. Make sure you are checking out these unique opportunities.

Learn how you can get involved and give back to your community at @EngageCleveland's Professional Development Week. Roseanne Deucher, our Managing Director of Business Engagement will be presenting at the Introduction to Community Engagement workshop.

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