From the Back Cover
Generate Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Pro Bono Services
More than $15 billion in pro bono services is donated to nonprofits every yearfour times as much as all corporate grantmaking. These services go beyond legal services, to marketing, strategic planning, technology, and more. Powered by Pro Bono, a hands-on guide from the leader in the field, provides step-by-step directions for how your nonprofit can secure and manage these valuable resources to get the results you need.
"Taproot was remarkably able to transform pro bono service from an unreliable solution into one that hundreds of nonprofits count on every year. This book finally lets the rest of us in on the secrets behind how they have made it work."
Jeanne Bell, CEO, CompassPoint Nonprofit Services; chair, Alliance for Nonprofit Management
"This book is a critical resource for any nonprofit board serious about resource generation."
Linda Crompton, CEO, BoardSource
"Powered by Pro Bono discusses effective approaches to attract and manage pro bono services."
Evan Hochberg, national director, Community Involvement, Deloitte Services LP
"This book will unlock the vault of talent and skills that companies can bring to the nonprofit sector, and ultimately help build stronger communities."
Ken Sternad, president, The UPS Foundation
"Powered by Pro Bono is required reading for anyone committed to making long-term, positive impact in their communities."
Caroline Barlerin, director, Global Community Engagement, Hewlett Packard's Office of Sustainability and Social Innovation
"Companies are increasingly developing pro bono programs as a key tool to increase their positive community impact. This book is an essential guide for nonprofits to prepare for this fast-growing trend."
Margaret M. Coady, director, Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy
About the Author
Aaron Hurst is the president of Taproot Foundation. He is one of the nation's most recognized social entrepreneurs, and a leading advocate of pro bono service. He is also the author of the inspirational Mommy and Daddy Do It Pro Bono.
Taproot Foundation, founded in 2001, leads the rapidly expanding pro bono marketplace. Taproot has served more than 1,300 nonprofit organizations through its award-winning Service Grant Program, designed pro bono programs for dozens of leading companies, and sparked key national pro bono initiatives such as Billion + Change.