+ Program Support

A Better Community

Everyone wants to be a positive influence in their community, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. Start here.

Everyone wants to be a positive influence in their community, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start.

Start here.

There’s more than one way to help out in your community.

Volunteers make a huge impact in the daily operations of nonprofits and in the lives of everyday people, thanks to BVU's ability to connect an individual's passion and an organization's pressing need. Learn how you can invest in our shared future and make a lasting change - in the lives of others and in your own life.

Summer of Service with Deloitte.

Board Matching

BVU’s Board Matching Program helps professionals find the right nonprofit board where they can have an impact. More than 60% of candidates connected by BVU move into leadership positions on those boards.

Volunteer Team Projects

Team Projects

Team volunteer projects can make a tremendous impact while promoting teambuilding and boosting morale among employees.

Pro Bono Consulting

Pro Bono Consulting

Experts from human resources, technology, finance, marketing, real estate, law and other professions are needed to help nonprofits with specific projects. Share your specialized skills and talents.

Volunteer Center

Volunteer Center

The Volunteer Center at BVU brings together nonprofits in need with volunteers ready to help.

Encore Cleveland

Role of the Board Training

Learn roles and expectations to become an effective nonprofit board member.

Volunteer Resource Center

Business Summit

Join Northeast Ohio businesses to learn how to leverage the SDGs for operational efficiency, profit and communications for stronger investor relations, employee engagement and our community.

Developing Leaders


"When you think about developing leaders, one of the things that's really important is to give people the opportunity to experience leadership and to experience leadership in different environments.  Frankly, early in their career. We (KeyBank) think placing people on nonprofit boards is a great way to do that."

Christopher Gorman, President 
Key Corporate Bank

Making Meaningful Matches

"The board matching program has given our professionals an opportunity to work with the BVU professionals to find the right place for them to give back in the community."

Karyn Sullivan ,Chief Operating Officer
Bober Markey Fedorovich