Inspiring a brighter future for Cleveland

BVU changes lives in ways big and small. We connect passionate people with opportunities to serve. How will you make a difference?

"When I moved to Cleveland, I was pleased to learn that BVU could help
link me to nonprofit boards."

Don Messinger, Esq.
Thompson Hine LLP
Tony Brown (quoted)
Director, HR and Administration
Thompson Hine LLP and Board Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland

BVU: More than one way to build a better community

Volunteers make a huge impact in the daily operations of nonprofits and in the lives of everyday people, thanks to BVU's ability to connect an individual's passion and an organization's pressing need.

Learn how you can invest in our shared future and make a lasting change - in the lives of others and in your own life.

Nationally Recognized Board Matching Service

The Wall Street Journal noted that BVU's board matching program has become "part of the business strategy of many of Cleveland's top companies." See how this customized process makes a better match and a bigger impact.

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Engage Professionals as Volunteer Consultants

Match your company's professional talent with nonprofit management and operational needs. This program allows professionals to provide tremendous value to nonprofits while giving back.

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Boost Morale With Team Projects

Nothing brings a work team together like a day working side-by-side, shoulder-to-shoulder helping others help themselves. See how you can rally to meet the challenge.

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Join the community of Northeast Ohio businesses who know the value of BVU membership.

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Heart of the Matter

"We see immense value for all parties when our employees volunteer or join boards of nonprofit organizations."

Dick Pogue, Esq., Advisor,
Jones Day