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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 Business Partner Breakfast featuring Ellen Burts-Cooper, PhD, MBA

    Boosting employee engagement through community involvement Join BVU for our Business Partner Breakfast, featuring Ellen Burts-Cooper, PhD, MBA. Attendees will explore: Talent attraction and corporate mission fulfillment through community impact Community engagement and the strength of employee re-en...

    August 5 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Virtual Ask the Expert

    BVU connects our nonprofit partners with skills-based volunteers to work together on projects in various areas.  These 60-minute one-on-one meetings provide an opportunity for the nonprofit and the skills-based volunteer to work on a small project or the skills-based volunteer can answer questions ...

    August 16 - August 19
  • BVU Help Desk for Nonprofits – August

    Chat with a BVU staff member on our nonprofit team. Our team can find ways to help your nonprofit in 2021. Every third Thursday of the month, you can chat live with a member of BVU’s nonprofit team. Stop in to a Zoom session anytime between 2-3!  

    August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

7 Inspiring Email Templates

Email has become more important than ever as we navigate our evolving virtual worlds. Click here to get the templates and tips from Salesforce. Here are BVU's top 3 take-aways: Personalization is key: 74% of marketers say targeted personalization increases customer...

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Spots are still available for our virtual Ask the Expert sponsored by @AJGCORPORATE and @OhioNetInternet. Consider signing your nonprofit up for an upcoming session the week of August 16.

Applications are still being accepted for the Managing Director, Business Engagement position at BVU. Learn more about this position and see if you would be a good fit. We can't wait to welcome a new member to the BVU family!

Applications are now open for the @ClevelandFed Community Advisory Council! Made up of experts & leaders who reflect the diversity of our region, our CAC helps to inform the Bank about issues impacting underserved and lower-income communities. Learn more:

Increasing employee engagement matters.

BVU's upcoming Business Partner Breakfast will feature Ellen Burts-Cooper, PhD, MBA to discuss talent attraction, community engagement, and talent retention.

Join us on August 5th from 8:00 to 10:00 AM

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