Resources

The new and improved Taproot Plus nonprofit and skilled volunteer matching platform has officially launched! If you’re a nonprofit interested in or currently using Taproot pro bono support, watch this webinar for a walk-through of the redesigned Taproot Plus site, an introduction to new tools for effective project management, and tips for designing your own pro bono request.

If you’re a business professional interested in giving back through pro bono service, check out this webinar recording for a walk-through of the redesigned Taproot Plus website, a platform that connects you with social causes in need of support. During this recording we’ll also share tips for finding the right pro bono opportunity and highlight some exciting new project management features accessible through your Taproot Plus volunteer dashboard.

Take your nonprofit’s fundraising efforts to the next level by tapping into expert pro bono support. Learn how with Taproot’s pro bono projects catalog! In this pro bono projects catalog, Taproot Foundation runs through which elements of strategizing, campaign design, content development, and relationship management you can team up with our skilled volunteers to complete. Flip through to find the perfect pro bono project(s) for your organization!

NonprofitReady.org is a free, open online learning initiative from the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation. Thanks to the generous support of experts from across the nonprofit sector, NonprofitReady includes over 300 online learning resources covering the most essential job families: Fundraising, leadership and governance, marketing and communications, accounting and finance, operations, program management and volunteer management and engagement. Whether you are new to the nonprofit sector, developing your professional skills, moving into management, or taking on a new role, NonprofitReady.org provides the content and peer support needed to advance your career and make an even greater impact on the communities you serve.

On Indiegogo and its fee-free site for impact campaigns, www.generosity.com, anyone anywhere can launch a fundraiser to pursue the change they want to see in the world. With more than 15 million monthly visitors and users in more than 200 countries, campaigners raise millions of dollars every week. Download the guide to nonprofit fundraising on Indiegogo to access case studies, tools and best practices!

TrustLaw is the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s global pro bono service, which connects NGOs and social enterprises with free legal advice and research from the best law firms and in-house legal teams around the world. TrustLaw is a growing network of over 2,800 members in 170 countries, including 2,300 NGOs and social enterprises and more than 530 of the top law firms and in-house legal teams.

LinkedIn’s Volunteer Marketplace is where nonprofits access LinkedIn advanced search and job posting tools to recruit skilled volunteers and board members. With 313 million professionals on LinkedIn, and 82% of them interested in volunteering their skills, LinkedIn is the largest pool of talent for your organization.

Capacity Commons is a free online platform designed to guide social sector organizations through every step of the pro bono process. This one-stop shop provides organizations with the resources, interactive tools and network needed to understand how pro bono resources can best support their organization, to obtain skilled volunteer support and to maximize the immediate and long-term impact of their engagement. Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, start your next skills-based volunteering venture at www.capacitycommons.org and receive best-in-class tips, tools, and guidance that will set your project up for success. This platform was created by Common Impact, in collaboration with a number of industry experts, including Taproot Foundation.

DataKind™ brings high-impact organizations dedicated to solving the world’s biggest challenges together with leading data scientists to improve the quality of, access to and understanding of data in the social sector. We provide pro bono data science support to organizations around the world through three main programs - DataCorps, DataDives and Community Events.

We accept requests on a rolling basis and will work with you to determine if your need is more appropriate as a DataCorps, DataDive or Community Event project. If your organization is interested, fill out an application form here and select, “I am an interested mission-driven organization who would like help with data.” We’ll review your application and get back to you if we see a good fit.