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Volunteer four hours, receive free Cleveland Indians tickets

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Cleveland Indians are partnering with BVU for the sixth year of the Volunteer Challenge. Between April 11 and Aug. 31, Northeast Ohioans who log four hours online with BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence, a volunteering hub, can get two free tickets to select Indians games.

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Cleveland Indians, BVU team up for volunteer challenge, this year featuring #ServiceWithSlider

Monday, April 11, 2016

The Cleveland Indians and BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence again will partner on the Indians Volunteer Challenge, which will provide those who volunteer in the Northeast Ohio community with tickets to select Indians games.

In the six years the Indians and BVU have partnered on the challenge, nearly 35,000 volunteers have performed over 228,000 hours of service in Northeast Ohio; that amounts to the equivalent of $5.17 million worth of service to local nonprofits.

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The Cleveland Foundation

Friday, October 16, 2015

The Cleveland Foundation tonight honored the first two recipients of its Encore Cleveland Prize, established this year to recognize significant, innovative work that engages older adults in making social impact in Greater Cleveland.

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Getting the most out of doing good

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Integrating philanthropy into business can maximize impact — in and out of the office.
Corporate volunteerism can be a powerful tool in building an enduring relationship with a potential customer base. However, Northeast Ohio philanthropy experts and employers stress that any philanthropic strategy must be integrated into a company’s overall business plan to do the most good. That means simply cutting a check may not be the most effective way to either aid nonprofits or ensure a company’s financial future, noted Rachel Herman, Senior Director of Business Engagement at BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence.

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ADVISER: Everybody wins when a business is engaged

Saturday, August 15, 2015

BROADBENT Visionary business leaders adopt workplace cultures that emphasize care, appreciation, professional development, trust and empowerment for their people. These are vital elements for a high-powered workforce; they positively impact employee retention, innovation, customer service and customer satisfaction.

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New YP Leader Corps in Akron

Friday, August 07, 2015

Knight grant allows Akron-area young professionals to get training, matching for nonprofit board service.

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New Community Engagement Opportunity for Young Professionals in Akron

Wednesday, August 05, 2015

BVU: The Center for Nonprofit Excellence today announced a new opportunity for young professionals to become engaged leaders in the community. The YP Leader Corps is an educational program designed to provide young talent with leadership development training that will culminate with each participant being matched to serve on an Akron nonprofit board. The program is supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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Young professionals clean up Cleveland area parks, beaches, waterways

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

More than 200 young professionals stepped away from their desks Friday afternoon to clean up Cleveland area parks and beaches, and work on projects to protect clean water.

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Summer of Service 2015

Friday, July 24, 2015

Cleveland Business Volunteers Rally for Year of Clean Water

Over 200 young professionals from Cleveland businesses joined forces for volunteer event focused on the restoration, conservation and protection of water.

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Northeast Oho Business Community Impact Survey Results

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Business in Northeast Ohio is Powerful Source for Good

Through their strong commitment to volunteerism and the power of their financial contributions, businesses are making a meaningful impact on communities where employees work and live, while providing valuable leadership development and team building opportunities, and strengthening their overall bottom line.

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