• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff26-50
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded2001

Taproot Foundation

Taproot is a nonprofit organization that makes business talent available to organizations working to improve society. Most organizations tackling social problems don’t have access to the marketing, design, technology, management or strategic planning resources Taproot Foundation needs to succeed. Without this talent, few are able to have their intended impact on critical issues like the environment, health and education. Taproot engages the nation’s millions of business professionals in pro bono services both through its award-winning programs and by partnering with companies to develop their pro bono programs. One day, they envision all organizations with promising solutions will be equipped to successfully take on urgent social challenges. The Taproot Foundation drives social change by leading, mobilizing, and engaging professionals in pro bono service. What Taproot Foundation Does While working to expand the impact of pro bono services nationally by leading the pro bono movement, Taproot Foundation concentrates their efforts for social impact within five metro areas where Taproot Foundation has offices: Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco Bay Area and Washington, D.C. Today, Taproot Foundation offers three core programs to increase nonprofits' access to pro bono services. Through these programs they provide millions of dollars in services annually aimed at best enabling organizations to address local social issues. Service Grant Program  Their signature Service Grant program operates in five cities and, since its inception in 2001, has engaged professionals in over 1 million hours of pro bono service on over 2,000 projects.  Advisory Services With their Advisory Services and leadership resources, Taproot Foundation supports companies and organizations in designing and developing their own customized, high-impact pro bono programs. Taproot Foundation applies expertise garnered through their Service Grant Program to design pro bono programs best meeting their corporate clients business needs while ensuring their employees' service makes a meaningful impact in their communities. Advocacy Taproot Foundation partners with leading foundations, universities, companies, coalitions and associations to host convenings and run campaigns where Taproot Foundation collaborates to design innovative solutions bringing pro bono service to bear for progress on issues facing their cities and society.  
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Careers

1Current job
59Total posted jobs

Job openings over the past year

Examples of past jobs

  • Individual Consultant: Associate
    United States
  • Individual Consultant: Advisory Services
    United States
  • Individual Consultant: Senior Associate
    United States, Worldwide
  • Director of Customer Engagement
    Worldwide, United States

Staff at Taproot Foundation have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • personnel / human resources
  • research & development
  • market research
  • events / training

Funders

  • test

Countries

  • united states
  • mexico
  • india
  • japan
  • china

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

Experience

Personnel / Human Resources
Research & Development
Monitoring / Evaluation
Events / Training
Economic Policy
Grant Management
Data Management
Market Research
Project Support
Performance Measurement

Primary Funders

Contract Awards

Provision of Support for Organizational Effectiveness

David and Lucile Packard Foundation

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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • San Francisco
  • 466 Geary Street
  • California 94102