Corporate Pro Bono Support Matches Charitable Giving

Jun 4, 2013
Jackie Norris

Today’s post is written by Jackie Norris. Jackie is the Executive Director of the Points of Light Corporate Institute and leads the corporate strategy and employee engagement programs.

Imagine the 2020 CECP Giving in Numbers report with a headline like that! Imagine a time when every CEO and corporate leader asks, “How can I use the time and talent of my employees for good in the community and create the shared value for company and society alike?”

Just a few years ago, A Billion + Change set out on a mission to mobilize billions of dollars of pro bono service from the business community to build non-profit capacity at home and around the world. And companies big and small joined the movement to create and expand their pro bono programs.

The 2011 Giving in Numbers report showcases an increase in pro bono activity by CECP companies. We welcome this growing trend and encourage all CECP companies to join the movement as we drive the transformation of business culture in America to increase the quantity and quality of pro bono service.  To take the pledge or learn more,

Submitted by Jackie Norris, Executive Director, Points of Light Corporate Institute