The Philadelphia Foundation wants to hook up your nonprofit with free consulting help - Generocity Philly

Funding

Mar. 19, 2018 7:55 am

The Philadelphia Foundation wants to hook up your nonprofit with free consulting help

The partnership with Catchafire translates to a free $2,000 in membership to the online service for local orgs.

#volunteering.

(Photo courtesy of Volunteering Untapped)

The Philadelphia Foundation is partnering with Catchafire to connect skilled volunteers to local nonprofits in need.

Now, any nonprofit can make a profile on the online database for volunteer gigs and request to get help from charitable professionals, either through a one-hour consultation call or for a longer-term project with tangible deliverables. Normally, Catchafire membership costs $2,000 per year.

The formal partnership follows a year-long pilot with Catchafire, which earned Philadelphia nonprofits over 5,000 hours of pro bono help in 2017. Chester County homelessness org Home of the Sparrow, for instance, was hooked up with a graphic designer for a print materials design project.

Some types of consulting help available through this partnership:

  • Marketing
  • Communications
  • Web development
  • Operations
  • Strategic planning

“Philadelphia is fortunate to have talented consultants that work with nonprofits and we are pleased to continue to provide capacity building support in our grantmaking,” said Philadelphia Foundation President and CEO Pedro Ramos. “The Catchafire partnership broadens the number and types of nonprofits that can access high-quality consulting support as well as the types of expertise that can be made available to nonprofits.”

Register as a nonprofit here and as a volunteer here.

-30-
LEAVE A COMMENT

From our Partners

Stories and gossip: Molly Beck shares podcasting best practices with nonprofits

Admin vs programs: It doesn’t have to be a nonprofit throwdown

How do you help the helpers? PHL COVID-19 Fund addresses the critical role of nonprofits

SPONSORED

Generocity Philly

Stories and gossip: Molly Beck shares podcasting best practices with nonprofits

Philadelphia, PA

The Monkey & The Elephant

Executive Director

Apply Now
Philadelphia

Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence

HR Director

Apply Now
Philadelphia, PA

The Pew Charitable Trusts

Officer, Philadelphia Research and Policy Initiative

Apply Now

Guess what? 51% of fundraising pros want to leave their jobs by 2021

Nonprofit AF: A few things for nonprofits and foundations to consider in light of the Coronavirus

Forget #WomensHistoryMonth. We celebrate the accomplishments of women every week

SPONSORED

Generocity Philly

During Tech in Action Day, all the participants teach and learn

Philadelphia

Public Health Management Corporation

Special Education Teacher

Apply Now
Philadelphia

Public Health Management Corporation

TURNING POINTS FOR CHILDREN COMMUNITY UMBRELLA AGENCY CASE MANAGER

Apply Now
Philadelphia

Public Health Management Corporation

Certified Medical Assistant

Apply Now

Sign-up for daily news updates from Generocity