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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.










Nonprofit Leadership Summit


October 29, 2019  | Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland

Join fellow nonprofit board members, chief executives and management staff at BVU’s Nonprofit Leadership Summit. The first 100 registrants receive early bird pricing of $99. Network and learn from leaders in the technology, human resource, governance, finance, and communications fields.

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.

Investing In Purpose Drives Employees, Company & Community Forward

Attract and retain the right kind of people. Foster a culture of teamwork and collaboration. Develop leaders.
25K Connect

BVU and Keybank present 25k Connect

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

Executive Leadership Series for Nonprofit Professionals

Take part in this powerful series to understand what you can do to make the most of your leadership style and become a more effective leader in the nonprofit sector.

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

  • Role of the Board – Webinar

    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...

    May 1 @ 8:00 am - 11:15 am
  • POSTPONED – 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 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Take the COVID-19 Nonprofit Survey

BVU is collecting surveys from Northeast Ohio nonprofits so that we can better understand how COVID-19 will impact operations, fundraising, and program management of our local nonprofits. Take this survey to share your nonprofit's experience. It is only 10 quick...

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Thank you to everyone that attended our webinar earlier today. Please take 5 minutes to take this survey and share your experience with other nonprofits.

Join our conversation at 11 am to ask questions and get practical advice about #nonprofit issues amid COVID-19. #businessplanning #continuityplanning #riskmanagement

Remember to tune into our webinar with @RiskAlts at 11 a.m. tomorrow. The presenters will identify resources to continue the vision of your nonprofit organization while answering questions posted by local nonprofits.

We are partnering with @RiskAlts for a webinar taking place Friday, April 3rd on the risks presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. We will answer any questions that have been posted by nonprofits and will identify resources to help nonprofits maintain focus.

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