BVU Business Membership

There are different reasons for businesses and nonprofits to become members. The similarity is the goal of a stronger tomorrow.

"By investing in BVU, we leverage the experience, enthusiasm and talent of our employees to make a greater impact on the community than our dollars would alone."

By investing in
BVU, we leverage
the experience,
enthusiasm, and
talent of our
employees to make
a greater impact
on the community
than our dollars
would alone
Lyle Ganske
Midwest Regional Partner-In-Charge
Jones Day

Helping Businesses Connect With The Community

Membership in Business Volunteer Unlimited opens the door to endless opportunities.

Offer your employees meaningful volunteerism choices. They'll walk away with a sense of pride, enhanced leadership skills and deeper ties with colleagues.

Become a Member

Member Benefits

By joining BVU, we'll work with your business to establish and enhance your community involvement through programs such as:

Board matching program

We'll train and match your employees with nonprofit boards.

Strategic consulting services

BVU will assist you in developing best practices for community involvement specific to your company's goals.

Linking New Leaders

This program enables emerging leaders to participate in a speed-dating style event to learn about nonprofit leadership opportunities.

Collaborative group projects

Work with other BVU business members and their employees to increase ties and networks in the community.

"Done-in-a-Day"

These group volunteer projects promote team building and thousands of volunteer opportunities for employees and their families.

Pro Bono Corps

Your employees have a chance to share their skills and expertise in high-impact projects with nonprofits, e.g. financial management, technology, marketing, legal and human resources.

Education and training

BVU offers numerous forums on topics of nonprofit governance and management (reduced fees for members).

Business Membership Options

Supporting Members - $2,400

 

  • Consulting services (two hours) to assist company in developing best practices for community involvement
  • ONE seat in BVU's board matching program through which professionals are trained and referred to serve on nonprofit boards
  • Team building through customized "Done in a Day" projects and thousands of volunteer opportunities for employees and their families
  • Skill based volunteer opportunities for professionals to participate in high-impact volunteer projects with nonprofits
  • Discounted member fee at BVU seminars

 


 

Good Citizens - $4,700

 

  • Consulting services (four hours) to assist company in developing best practices for community involvement
  • TWO seats in BVU's board matching program through which professionals are trained and referred to serve on nonprofit boards
  • Team building through customized "Done in a Day" projects and thousands of volunteer opportunities for employees and their families
  • Skill based volunteer opportunities for professionals to participate in high-impact volunteer projects with nonprofits
  • Discounted member fee at BVU seminars

 


 

Community Builders - $8,900

 

  • Consulting services (six hours) to assist company in developing best practices for community involvement
  • FIVE seats in BVU's board matching program through which professionals are trained and referred to serve on nonprofit boards
  • Opportunities to participate in collaborative volunteer projects that are coordinated by BVU
  • Opportunities to involve emerging leaders in a speed-dating approach to nonprofit leadership through the Linking New Leaders program
  • Team building through customized "Done in a Day" projects and thousands of volunteer opportunities for employees and their families
  • Skill based volunteer opportunities for professionals to participate in high-impact volunteer projects with nonprofits
  • Discounted member fee at BVU seminars

 


 

Community Leaders - $15,000

 

  • Consulting services (ten hours) to assist company in developing best practices for community involvement
  • TEN seats in BVU's board matching program through which professionals are trained and referred to serve on nonprofit boards
  • Community Leaders also receive all of the benefits of Community Builders, as noted above

 


 

Community Champions - $19,300

 

  • Consulting services (twelve hours) to assist company in developing best practices for community involvement
  • FIFTEEN seats in BVU's board matching program through which professionals are trained and referred to serve on nonprofit boards
  • Community Champions also receive all of the benefits of Community Builders/Leaders, as noted above

Community Champions

 

Community Leaders

 

Community Builders

 

Good Citizens

 

Supporting Members

 

 * Supports BVU Diversity Initiative

We've been connecting businesses and nonprofits for over 20 plus years.

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