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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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“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.



Current Volunteer Needs






Give Help

Give back to your community during this time of disconnection. Check out ways to support local nonprofits on our Current Volunteer Opportunities page.

Get Help

BVU will continue to connect businesses and the community to the nonprofits who need their help.

Fill out the Request for Assistance form with your nonprofit’s immediate volunteer needs.

Summer of Service with Deloitte.

Fellows Program

Hear from businesses large, and small, on how volunteering has boosted morale and improved employee retention.
Cleveland Indians Volunteer Challenge

BVU Programs

Check out the different BVU programs to learn how you can invest in our shared future and make a lasting change in the lives of others and in your own life through.
Volunteer Match

BVU Consulting Services

BVU’s consulting services provides nonprofits with practical and high quality consulting. Our team has years of experience working with nonprofits in board governance, succession plans, and strategic plans.

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

  • Virtual Role of the Board Training

    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 3 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
  • Final Business Partner and Nonprofit Leaders’ Breakfast of 2020

    At our final BVU Business Partner Breakfast and Nonprofit Leaders’ Breakfast, we will delve into the topic of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the workplace. Our featured speaker, Kevin Clayton, will discuss his career and community engagement experience. Kevin will share his previous roles...

    December 8 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
  • Cocktails with Champions Featuring David Gilbert

    Featuring David Gilbert, President & CEO, Destination Cleveland and Greater Cleveland Sports Commission David Gilbert serves as president and CEO of Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, an organization dedicated to making Greater Cleveland the nation’s foremost destination for amateur sporting...

    December 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) announced a $25 million CARES Act aid program for nonprofits that serve low-income Ohioans and have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Our last virtual Role of the Board is a little over a week away. There is still time to register. Make sure you reserve your seat today! We have a fantastic panel you won't want to miss.

A position is open for a part-time Bookkeeper at BVU:

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Thank you to everyone that attended this year's Nonprofit Leadership Summit Series! We had a fantastic turnout. Thank you to our sponsors including our Official sponsors @hwcoCPAs and @PNCBank for supporting our nonprofit community to receive relevant and timely content.

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