Upcoming Nonprofit Insights: Becoming an Organization Powered by Pro Bono

The Nonprofit Insights webinar series brings major thought leaders and experts to you for thought-provoking presentations on a variety of issues related to technology and engaging your community members for social good.

How to become an organization powered by pro bonoMany of the highest-performing nonprofits generate as much as 20% of their budget via pro bono resources. We call these hyper-efficient organizations “Powered by Pro Bono.” How can your nonprofit become one of these high-performing organizations?

Taproot Foundation, a nonprofit organization that makes business talent available to organizations working to improve society, has developed a step-by-step guide to help your organization become Powered by Pro Bono.

Becoming an Organization Powered by Pro Bono

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Wednesday, February 20, 2013
11am – 12pm PT (2-3pm ET)

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In the February edition of the Nonprofit Insights webinar series, Aaron Hurst, President & Founder of Taproot, and Megan Kashner, Founder & CEO of Benevolent, will walk you through the steps to fully embrace pro bono service and enjoy the benefits.

From determining your organization’s needs, to locating the right pro bono resources, to managing and scaling the program, Aaron and Megan will provide high level strategy and practical tips you can put in place tomorrow, whether your organization has never engaged pro bono volunteers or works with them frequently.

About Our Speakers:

Aaron Hurst, President and Founder of Taproot FoundationAaron Hurst (@aaron_hurst) is a globally recognized social innovator and leading architect of the growing pro bono services movement. He is known throughout Taproot offices for his striped socks, Post-it® doodling, and endless supply of bold ideas.

Aaron’s career is dedicated to challenging and empowering the public and private sectors as well as individuals and organizations to drive our collective social, environmental and economic progress. He is the founder of the Taproot Foundation—a nonprofit organization building a national pro bono marketplace and leading the global service movement—and is a creative force behind the conception of the national Billion + Change initiative and the Service Enterprise model.

A member of the Nonprofit Times Power and Influence Top 50, Aaron is widely known for his thought- leadership in civic engagement, nonprofit management and corporate social responsibility. He is a regular blogger for the Huffington Post and Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Megan Kashner, CEO and Founder of BenevolentMegan Kashner is Benevolent’s founder, CEO, tea-kettle refiller, blogger and overall chatterer. A seasoned nonprofit leader with over 20 years of strategic management, community partnership building and organizational planning.

Megan has spent her career leading organizations and programs dedicated to bringing innovation to the nonprofit sector and to improving social service support for women and families living in poverty and at risk. She has served as an Executive Director for the Taproot Foundation and earlier for the Infant Welfare Society of Evanston, Chief Development Officer for Chicago’s Deborah’s Place and Program Director for organizations including the Howard Area Community Center, Methodist Youth Services and the Heartland Alliance.

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