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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 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 ...

    April 19 - April 22
  • Role of the Board – Minority Pipeline Initiative

    Join us for a board training session designed to recruit and inspire people from diverse communities to serve on nonprofit boards. People with different backgrounds and life experiences enrich board discussions and decision-making processes, leading to better outcomes than those where board members ...

    April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  • Succession Planning Virtual Meeting

    Succession Planning: Is your nonprofit prepared for transitions? This session will explore how effective succession planning for your key staff leadership roles can help ensure the focus remains on your mission, while you respond to planned and unplanned changes in your team. Participants will lear...

    May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Latest Tweets

Today is the opening day for the @CIFF ! Tune in and check out all the amazing films. We are thrilled to be a Community Partner for the upcoming film MEDICINE MAN: THE STAN BROCK STORY, out tomorrow. Use code: BVU to get $1 off tickets.

Our board matching program is a great way to develop leadership skills and donate your time to a cause that matters to you. BVU works with hundreds of nonprofits to find the perfect match. Learn more on how to give back to the community.

New NonProfit Times article – Dollars & Donors: Study Shows Everything Up in 2020. Check out the details about 2020 giving in the NonProfit Times here

BVU is excited to offer The Legal Lowdown for Nonprofits: 4-Part Educational Series, in partnership with Pro Bono Partnership of Ohio. This series will help your nonprofit stay on the right side of the law regarding issues that trip up public charities.

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