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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.










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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.

Cleveland Indians Volunteer Challenge

Join the Volunteer Challenge

Volunteer 4 hours and receive 2 tickets to select Indians Games.

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.


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.

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

  • Doctor’s In

    Is your nonprofit looking for assistance with a project related to Marketing, Human Resources, Finance or Employment law?  If so, sign up for the next Doctor’s In event where BVU will have subject matter experts on hand to meet with you for 90 minutes to help get you started on your project o...

    July 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Forum with Senator Sherrod Brown, United States Senate

    Learn of Senator Brown’s current priorities as they relate to the interests of nonprofits; Dialogue; and Network. We are thrilled at the opportunity for Senator Brown to meet our community’s nonprofit board and staff leaders and for us to hear first-hand his current priorities.  A few of hi...

    August 2 @ 8:45 am - 10:30 am
  • Manufacturing Our Future: The Past, Present, and Future of Northeast Ohio’s Economy

    BVU’s Cocktails with Champions is an opportunity for individuals to meet business and civic leaders shaping the future of Northeast Ohio. What does the future of Northeast Ohio’s manufacturing industry look like? How will we fill the 2,000+ openings in advanced manufacturing in our county? How i...

    August 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Featured News

How Strong is your Board’s Leadership Pipeline?

Post by BVU Staff:  Elizabeth Voudouris, Executive Vice President Who is your nonprofit’s next board chair? Next treasurer? Does your board regularly rotate committee chairs? Do officers have term limits? Or do you have good officers and committee chairs and you don’t...

Latest Tweets

Network and learn with other nonprofit professionals. Join us at our upcoming Nonprofit Leaders Breakfast and learn the importance of having a succession plan in place for key staff members. Thank you to our sponsors @OhioNetInternet and @CureoLLC

Our business member @Hyland had their Summer of Service event on Friday, July 12. They made a huge impact at the @RJECempower by packing and cleaning the office in preparation for their move at the end of July. Wonderful work Hyland!

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