Strengthen Your Organization
With Help from Skilled Volunteers
Connect With Talented and Engaged Professionals
This program connects you with talented professionals looking to give back, allowing you to access expertise in areas such as marketing, web development, operations, strategy, and more.
Catchafire's menu of 150+ pre-scoped projects, each with specific deliverables and project steps, makes it easy to find what you need and match with a volunteer with the right skills for the job. And if you aren't sure where to begin, start by talking to a volunteer to get advice and explore ideas.
Angela matched with Laura from A Rocha International for a Public Relations consultation call!
Clark matched with John from Disaster Central for a Google Analytics Set Up & Training project!
Michelle from Environmental Protection Network listed a Brochure Writing project.
Neal matched with Joel from Stop Sexual Assault in Schools for a Search Engine Optimization Audit project!
Sue matched with Savannah from Foster the Family for a Flexible Copywriting Support project!
Matt matched with Savannah from Foster the Family for a Flexible Graphic Design Support project!
Lawrence from Artportunity Knocks listed a Website consultation call.
Ben matched with Lawrence from Artportunity Knocks for a Website consultation call!
Cendie from ACEs Matter, Corp listed a Storytelling project.
Darcy matched with Karen from REACH OUT WEST END INC for a Management consultation call!
GIRL NOW WOMAN LATER INC received an application from Bethany for a Print Materials Design project.
Project Petals Inc. received an application from Araki for a Website Major Update project.
GIRL NOW WOMAN LATER INC received an application from Rolys for a Facebook Ads Set Up project.
Beauty Marks for Girls received an application from Dior for a Program Assessment project.
Connected to Culture received an application from Mike for a Program Assessment project.
Boston Festival Orchestra received an application from Yue for a Google Analytics Set Up & Training project.
The Remake Project received an application from Isiaq for a Flexible Copywriting Support project.
The Community Grocer received an application from Yue for a Customer Database (CRM) Set Up project.
The Community Grocer received an application from Sailaja for a Customer Database (CRM) Set Up project.
Assuaged Foundation, Inc. received an application from Daniel for a Website User Experience project.
Women's Entrepreneurship Day Organization received an application from Jimmy for a Tech Systems Set Up project.
GIRL NOW WOMAN LATER INC received an application from Haxin for a Facebook Ads Set Up project.
Artportunity Knocks received an application from Jerzy for a Website consultation call.
Assuaged Foundation, Inc. received an application from Victor for a Search Engine Optimization Audit project.
Educate. Radiate. Elevate. received an application from David for a Salesforce Database Customization project.
Educate. Radiate. Elevate. received an application from Matthew for a Salesforce Database Customization project.
Densho received an application from Robert for a Management consultation call.
Photo Start received an application from Katherine for a Merchandising project.
Travel Unity received an application from Elizabeth for a Website consultation call.
Center for Sustainable Development received an application from Mike for a Google Analytics Set Up & Training project.
Artportunity Knocks received an application from Victoria for a Website consultation call.
Educate. Radiate. Elevate. received an application from Sheetal for a Salesforce Database Customization project.
Women's Entrepreneurship Day Organization received an application from Declan for a Search Engine Optimization Audit project.
Travel Unity received an application from Araki for a Website consultation call.
The 3Rs Collaborative received an application from Quentin for a Website Minor Update project.
Travel Unity received an application from Victoria for a Website consultation call.
Assuaged Foundation, Inc. received an application from Ashley for a Website User Experience project.
Travel Unity received an application from Jerzy for a Website consultation call.
Great Pyrenees Rescue Society, Inc. received an application from Jackie for a Social Media Content Calendar project.
George from Lights Back On Inc. listed a Market Analysis project.
George from Lights Back On Inc. listed a Business Plan Review project.
Jill matched with Angela from Change Your Story for a Website consultation call!
Eli from The Community Grocer listed a Customer Database (CRM) Set Up project.
Cynthia from Assuaged Foundation, Inc. listed a Website User Experience project.
Joel from Stop Sexual Assault in Schools listed a Search Engine Keyword Research project.
Anhara matched with Karen from eGirl Power #StandUpToGBV for a Market Analysis project!
Joel from Stop Sexual Assault in Schools listed a Video Editing project.
Joel from Stop Sexual Assault in Schools listed a Flexible Graphic Design Support project.
Lauren from The 3Rs Collaborative listed a Website Minor Update project.
Simon matched with Aishah from Strange Incorporated for a Transcription project!
How It Works
1. Explore Available ProjectsBrowse through over 150 pre-scoped projects and post your own.
2. Find Your Pro Bono ProfessionalReview applications from interested professionals and choose who you want to work with.
3. Get The Help You NeedKick off your project and start making progress.
Two ways to connect!
What Do You Need Help With?
Select from 150+ pre-scoped projects or post a consultation call to get started.
Great Connections Are Made Here
How Angela B. helped A Rocha International
How Clark F. helped Disaster Central
How Neal L. helped Stop Sexual Assault in Schools
How Sue P. helped Foster the Family
How Anhara R. helped eGirl Power #StandUpToGBV
How Nikki G. helped Philly Peace in Progress
How Aditi J. helped That Day In August, nonprofit
How John M. helped The American Friends of Jamaica, Inc.
How Leon B. helped Fly By Nature Foundation
ABOUT THE VOLUNTEERS
Work With Talented Professionals From Around the World
Finding the right match is important. Each of the 150+ pre-scoped projects contains prerequisite skills and experience, core deliverables, and time estimates, so volunteers know exactly what is required when they apply to work with you.
The rigorous application process, which includes work experience, portfolios, and statements of interest, limits applicants to those who are serious about working with you. It's not a one-click application, and it shouldn't be.
You can review up to three applications at a time, and interview candidates before deciding. The decision is yours.
What Other Organizations are Saying
Frequently Asked Questions
New around here? Start with the basics.
Catchafire is an online platform for virtual, skills-based volunteering. Through Catchafire, professionals are able to directly support causes they care about by helping nonprofits with projects that match their skill sets. And because projects can be completed from anywhere, Catchafire makes it possible for organizations and skilled volunteers to connect for good, from all around the world!
Skills-based volunteering is a high impact form of volunteering that allows an individual to donate his or her professional skills and expertise, which in turn allows a nonprofit to build its capacity and focus more efficiently on its mission.
Skilled volunteers help nonprofits fill critical knowledge and staffing gaps, they work as thought partners on strategic projects, and they complete specific projects that require specialized skills, training, or experience. Very often, the relationships between volunteers and nonprofits extend far beyond the scope of the initial project that brought them together.
A specific example of skills-based volunteering is a marketing professional who volunteers to help a nonprofit create a marketing strategy.
In order to participate, you must first register your organization and then post your first project or consultation call. Get started by visiting the Project Menu to browse through over 150+ detailed project types.
You can work on an unlimited number of projects and calls throughout your membership. Once you finish a project, just make sure to mark it “complete”.
Your posted projects are visible to Catchafire’s entire skills-based volunteer community of 40,000+ talented professionals on the platform, and millions more via Catchafire's partnership with LinkedIn. Those who are interested in your organization’s cause area and who have the skills required for your project will be able to apply.
Skills-based volunteers may apply to your projects from all across the country and around the world. We encourage you to engage with virtual skills-based volunteers. If you prefer to work with somebody local, please expect it to take longer than normal to receive applications from a professional in the area.
On average, projects are matched within two weeks. If you are not seeing the response you hoped for, please reach out to [email protected], and one of Catchafire's Nonprofit Advisors will get in touch with you.
After the interview, you can log into your account dashboard and ACCEPT or PASS on the match. Once both parties accept, you are officially matched and can begin the project! If you need to exchange any materials or have follow-up conversations to determine if it is a good fit after the interview, you are encouraged to do so.
Nope! This resource is 100% free for your organization.
Catchafire is the leading skills-based volunteering platform connecting high impact organizations in need with talented professionals eager to give back their skills. Through Catchafire’s technology, pre-scoped project opportunities, and ongoing customer support, we provide meaningful, transformational volunteer experiences for every volunteer and organization in the community.