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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

  • FREE 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

    May 23 - May 27
  • 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

    June 7 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  • 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

    June 9 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Career Opportunity: Accountant at LEAP

BVU nonprofit member, LEAP, is hiring an Accountant. See full job description and ways to apply here.  Looking to hire immediately! Linking Employment, Abilities and Potential (LEAP) is a non-profit working to help persons with disabilities to thrive. We are seeking...

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Thank you to all who helped make Saturday’s 31st Homeless Stand Down a success! A full recap of the event (with photos) is coming soon!

We thank our volunteers, partners, donors, vendors and sponsors for their generosity.

BVU is so excited for the 31st Annual Homeless Stand Down on Saturday, where we will provide respite, resources and reconnection to over 2,000 of our neighbors in need.

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