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We connect businesses and charities to create lasting solutions.

Our network of professional volunteers lends vital expert assistance to Scotland’s charities, helping them to build capacity and overcome problems. Our strong connections with the private sector – both individuals and businesses – allows us to access a deep and varied pool of expertise.

Our Pro Bono volunteers are lawyers, business managers, accountants, HR professionals, photographers, leadership coaches, marketing specialists, and much more.

All our Pro Bono supporters lend their time and knowledge because they share our vision and our values and want to help the voluntary sector to transform the lives of the most disadvantaged people and communities in Scotland.

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Does your charity need the support of a professional? We have specialists in a wide range of sectors from HR, and employment law to marketing, all waiting to help you - for free.

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Join our network of over 420 professionals who each want to make a difference, giving their time and expertise to a range of charities. Whether you want to become a board member or offer time in your area of expertise, get in touch.

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Catherine Alexander's experience working in the Pro Bono Group

Since January 2017 Catherine has delivered ÂŁ11,800 worth of pro bono hours to various charities, of which ÂŁ5,400 of was with The Usual Place, based in Dumfries. This encompassed assisting with strategic and business plans as well as Cost Benefit Analysis.

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Engaged HR support for Move On

Move On, a charity in Inspiring Scotland’s 14:19 and intandem funds, has been working with pro bono volunteer and HR expert Lynn Reid over an extended period of time to look at some ongoing staffing and organisational challenges. Lynn worked closely with John Hinton, Move On’s Executive Director, to help him establish HR procedures which reflect the charity’s compassionate and caring ethos.

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How to overcome a social media crisis

Pro bono supporter and Managing Director of PR firm Represent, Judith O’Leary looks at how to prepare for a social media crisis.

Social crises are, by their very nature, unpredictable, meaning you can never be totally prepared for one. However, in order to be as prepared as possible for a potential social crisis, you’ll need to have a plan in place. For that, you’ll need to put on your pessimist’s hat. Consider worst case scenarios, and decide in advance how you would react should the worst happen.

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Technology for Social Good – working with JPMorgan

Inspiring Scotland’s Pro Bono team has been working with J.P. Morgan over the last two years. Through its Force for Good program, J.P. Morgan provides, on a pro bono basis, expertise in innovative technology to local charitable organisations.

Pro Bono at Inspiring Scotland took advantage of some  capacity from one of the technology teams who subsequently delivered a tailored add-on to our Salesforce CRM. “I was delighted to work with the team and my first-hand experience brought home the complete ‘buy in’ from the teams – they really own their projects!” (Elaine Crichton PBE)

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Privileged access to a leading international law firm

Thanks to our pro bono network,  our charities have been able to access free expert legal advice with law firm CMS.

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