Resources

Learn more about Taproot Plus, Taproot Foundation’s free online platform that connects social good organizations and skilled business professionals for pro bono engagements.

In this panel originally presented during the 2021 Nonprofit Technology Conference, Taproot Plus’ leaders break down how the agile methodology has made big impact possible for our lean nonprofit team, and tips for how you can do the same.

No matter the annual budget, staff size, or issue area— whether it is social media, PR, copywriting or design, the need for additional marketing and communication resources seems to unite nonprofits. Bring in a skilled marketing volunteer who can fill in gaps in capacity while taking your communications efforts to new heights.

Taproot’s golden rule for great pro bono? Treat every pro bono gig like a paid engagement! That means investing the time in properly vetting volunteer applicants. Watch this video for more helpful tips for selecting the right volunteer partner.

What type of pro bono support does your nonprofit need? If you’re a nonprofit ready to tackle your first project, get your team prepared using quick tips from this video.

Effective pro bono project management takes time, planning, and deliberate follow-through. Before kicking off work on your Taproot Plus pro bono project, watch this quick video for tips to assist with effective project management.

Successfully managing a pro bono project takes planning and time management along with strong communications skills on both the nonprofit and volunteer sides of the equation. In this 30- minute video we will take you through how to manage your project from kick-off call all the way to celebration!

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.

Are you a business professional interested in giving back by sharing your time and talents? Check out this webinar recording for a walk-through of the redesigned Taproot Plus website, along with tips for finding the right session or project for you.

Explore how your nonprofit can tap into pro bono support in key areas like business development, marketing, IT, HR, and more with this catalog of common pro bono projects.

Take your nonprofit’s fundraising efforts to the next level by tapping into expert pro bono marketing, design, photography pro bono support, and more! Get started using this catalog.

Transforming Technology Pro Bono is a practical guide for nonprofits and volunteers that provides a comprehensive approach to tackling tech projects.

NonprofitReady.org is a free, open online learning initiative from the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation that includes over 300 online learning resources from fundraising to leadership to marketing and communications and beyond.

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.

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program for small businesses that links learning to action. Through the program, participants will gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing, and employee management and will receive tools and professional support they need to grow their business.

Capacity Commons is a free online platform designed to guide social sector organizations through every step of the pro bono process. 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.

On Indiegogo, anyone anywhere can launch a fundraiser to pursue the change they want to see in the world. Download the guide to nonprofit fundraising on Indiegogo to access case studies, tools, and best practices!

LinkedIn’s Volunteer Marketplace is where nonprofits access LinkedIn advanced search and job posting tools to recruit skilled volunteers and board members.