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 of dedicated...

Be a Superhero – Think Pro Bono

Post by BVU Staff:  Judy Tobin, Director, Leadership Development It is the start of the day and time to make all that magic happen again. You know that you do great work, you are appreciated and you actually enjoy your job, but at times you may, as we all do, struggle...

Advancing Your Career through Volunteerism

Part One: Networking There is an old saying that goes, “it’s not what you know, but who you know.” In today’s job market this saying holds true. Networking is essential to not only finding a job, but for career advancement. Volunteering is an excellent opportunity to...

Nonprofit Board Member Recruitment 101

Post by BVU Staff:  Julie Clark, Sr. Director, Leadership Programs The February 28th issue of The Chronicle of Philanthropy featured an article titled, “Nonprofits Go All Out to Find and Recruit Stronger Board Members.”  In the article, a number of tips are suggested...