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Thousands of mentor advocates getting look at StudyHall

StudyHall, the Inspiring Service platform that connects volunteers to students for free 1:1 homework help in a safe and secure setting, has been named a premium exhibitor for the National Mentoring Summit. The Summit, in…

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Martin Luther King Day 2021

Finding a way to do service for Martin Luther King Day is now easier than ever before. Inspiring Service, the Cincinnati-based technology nonprofit helping people make a difference, has partnered with the Presidential Inauguration Committee…

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Inspiring Service recognized by Starbucks Foundation, Points of Light

Inspiring Service and its Cincinnati active nonprofit guide, Cincinnati Cares, won the third largest grant in a nationwide competition sponsored by the Starbucks Foundation. The Cincinnati-based nonprofit was among 20 organizations to receive funding from…

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P&G, Cincinnati Magazine name Cincinnati Cares giving winner

Cincinnati Cares won first place again in Cincinnati Magazine and Procter & Gamble Co.’s annual giving competition.   For the third consecutive year, Cincinnati Cares topped 100 other nonprofits who participated in the annual giving…

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Karram, Bolton elected to Inspiring Service board of directors

The board of directors of Inspiring Service elected Danya Karram and Doug Bolton as members at a board meeting held today, the nonprofit announced. “The expertise Danya and Doug bring to our board will help…

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Michigan state service commission awards Inspiring Service contract

As part of its receipt of $2.2 million over three years from Americorps, the Michigan Community Service Commission has awarded a contract to Cincinnati-based Inspiring Service to support better volunteerism in Michigan. The funding will…

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Massachusetts state agency awards Inspiring Service contract

The Massachusetts Service Alliance has awarded Inspiring Service a contract to implement an advanced technology platform for connecting the public to active nonprofits all over the Commonwealth. MSA, established in 1991 as a private, nonprofit…

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Business Courier recognizes StudyHall as a pandemic innovator

The Cincinnati Business Courier’s technology newsletter recognized Inspiring Service’s new technology platform aimed at giving 1:1 homework help to disadvantaged students as a pandemic innovator in its annual “Cincy Inno on Fire” competition. “When the…

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Cincinnati Public Schools features StudyHall in mass communication

Cincinnati Public Schools announced that its 30,000 students now have free access to a virtual platform offering free, on-demand, online one-on-one homework help. Called Study Hall, this safe and secure online environment provides homework help…

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Young wins Multiplying Good’s ‘Social Media Builder’ award

Congratulations to National Philanthropy Day 2019 Volunteer of the Year Craig Young for winning the Greater Cincinnati Jefferson Award, the top prize for public service, for inspiring volunteerism. But then he topped it even more…

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Clermont newspaper recognizes Cincinnati Cares for COVID-19 work

Delivering what nonprofits need now is the hallmark of Cincinnati Cares, and this late summer/early fall period is no different. “We can help you help” is more than just a slogan, based on a variety…

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Safe Ways To Join And Aid Nonprofits In A Pandemic

Like many industries, nonprofits are feeling the economic pinch caused by the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. But beyond money woes, local organizations are also working to let potential volunteers and board members know there…

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Cincinnati Cares to host second annual 9/11 day of service

A Greater Cincinnati nonprofit is bringing back its Sept. 11 national day of service for the second year. Cincinnati Cares hopes to oversee more than 300 volunteers who will work with 10 nonprofit groups on…

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Cincinnati City Beat interviews Cincinnati Cares for 9/11 activities

Cincinnati City Beat, the Greater Cincinnati region’s alternative news media source, interviewed Cincinnati Cares CEO Doug Bolton about the organization's upcoming support of a special day of service on Sept. 11 to commemorate those affected…

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Inspiring Service creates Indianapolis community nonprofit guide

Inspiring Service has partnered with the Rotary Club of Indianapolis and Indianapolis-based selflessly,io to create an easy-to-use guide to the active nonprofits in the central Indiana region. The Rotary Club, which had sponsored a three-day…

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Board Connect ‘speed dating’ matches Tri-State nonprofits with volunteers who want to help lead them

Goal is to make boards more inclusive and diverse Board Connect is designed to help nonprofits create boards that are WIDER, an acronym that stands for welcoming, inclusive, diverse, equitable and representative. CINCINNATI — As…

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Incubator Client Solving the Lack of Volunteerism Nationwide Due to the Pandemic

The triple-whammy of COVID-19, the deepest recession since the Great Depression and racial equity reform not only took a toll on business owners but has had a huge negative impact on the nonprofit world. The…

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Area nonprofits looking for board members; Cincinnati Cares makes it easy to connect

Ready to make a difference in the lives of thousands? Start now, by beginning the process of finding the right nonprofit organization to serve as a board member. Cincinnati Cares, the region’s only online guide to…

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New Member Profile: Inspiring Service and Cincinnati Cares

IS members represent nonprofits, foundations, and corporations engaged in every kind of charitable endeavor, with missions that reflect the nearly infinite ways of working for the common good. New member Inspiring Service provides solutions to…

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Cincinnati Virtual Board Connect Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- July 13, 2020 FOR MORE INFO, email [email protected] Hundreds of Cincinnati area nonprofits are looking for board members. Start the process of becoming one on Aug. 12 A local technology platform…

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Northern Kentucky Young Professionals Announces 2020 Next Generation Leader Award Finalists

FORT MITCHELL, KY – Northern Kentucky Young Professionals (NKYP) is pleased to announce the 2020 Next Generation Leader Award (NGLA), finalists. These individuals have been selected by a review panel of community leaders as finalists among…

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Achievement in Innovation Award – Cincinnati Cares

Dedicated Servants and Innovative Programs win Local Public Administrator of the Year Awards Public servants in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky continue to work diligently and creatively to solve societal problems big and small around…

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Will coronavirus be an ‘extinction event’ for local nonprofits?

CINCINNATI — As a United Airlines flight attendant, JoAnn Tholemeier was exposed to coronavirus before most of America knew what to make of it. Now on leave from the airline, she volunteers for Welcome House of…

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LA Mayor’s Office Announcement – Let’s Volunteer LA

  View the full announcement from the LA Mayor's office - here.

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We Care For CLE: Local philanthropist group launches online help tool for nonprofits

CLEVELAND — The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a toll on nearly every part of our society, including the social services sector. Now, a group of local philanthropists are using a new website called WeCareForCLE.org to…

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Independent Sector Webinar

Volunteerism is part of our country’s social fabric, particularly during times of crisis. But COVID-19 has fundamentally changed how we can connect with and help each other. Our April 29 webinar, co-hosted by VolunteerMatch and…

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Council on Foundations Webinar

How you can help your community's nonprofit sector recover, rebuild, and be resilient. Nonprofit Tech Firm Offers COVID Impact Tracker to Boost Giving and Volunteering, writes Chronicle on Philanthropy. Join Phillip Lanham, Greater Cincinnati Foundation…

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United Way starts online volunteering platform to help struggling San Antonio nonprofits during coronavirus pandemic

Each year, San Antonio and Bexar County are home to hundreds of nonprofit organizations, groups big and small, that reach out to help the community in a myriad of ways. Like businesses, those groups have…

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Local org launches website detailing coronavirus’ impact on nonprofits

We’ve all heard about the need to support small businesses, especially as coronavirus rages on. But nonprofits have been often overlooked during this crisis. “In most disasters — financial or otherwise — volunteers play a…

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Nonprofit Tech Firm Offers Covid Impact Tracker to Boost Giving and Volunteering

A nonprofit software developer is offering free tools to help major metro nonprofit groups track the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on local charities and recruit volunteers to give their time virtually or in other…

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Need For Volunteers Remains Amid Pandemic

Cincinnati Cares, the local organization that works to connect volunteers to organizations in the region that need them, says it was already seeing a decline in people signing up to help before the stay-at-home orders…

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Tampa Bay SVP CARES launches as an aggregate nonprofit response to Covid-19

Social Venture Partners Tampa Bay has launched a new tool to aggregate data on the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on nonprofits and provide a central place for volunteers and donors to reach nonprofits in need. “In…

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Local philanthropist Craig Young awarded the 2020 Jefferson Award

Craig Young, the founder, and director of Inspiring Service was awarded the 2020 Jefferson Award for Public Service in Greater Cincinnati. Cincinnati Enquirer
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Inspiring Service & Cincinnati Cares Expands as its Impact Grows

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 5, 2020 FOR MORE INFO, call 513-910-2584, or email [email protected] Inspiring Service and Cincinnati Cares Expands Team as its Impact Grows Cincinnati’s only nonprofit 100 percent-focused on volunteerism begins 2020…

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Inspiring Service proud to be featured on page 9-10!

Inspiring Service, Cincinnati, OH A few years ago, Inspiring Service, a local nonprofit and parent organization to Cincinnati Cares, partnered with the mayor’s office and community leaders to create an innovative, easy-to-use, mobile-friendly technology that…

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Association of Fundraising Professionals marks National Philanthropy Day with awards, celebration

More than 600 guests from dozens of area nonprofits and businesses gathered for the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ annual National Philanthropy Day at Music Hall. The event celebrated the impact volunteers and philanthropists have on…

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Introducing the 2019 Innovate for Good Challenge Finalists

This year marks the second Innovate for Good Challenge, an annual contest presented by Independent Sector and Accenture highlighting social purpose organizations using new I.T. to catalyze change. This year’s challenge recognizes organizations accelerating and scaling changework through the…

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Craig Young matches volunteers with agencies that need them

NATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAY | Volunteer of the Year The last time Craig Young got a paycheck, it was for coaching middle school track and basketball – not always a slam-dunk, he admits. “I wasn’t good…

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National Philanthropy Day – Volunteer of the Year Video

View the entire video of Craig's nomination for the National Philanthropy Day Volunteer of the Year, here.

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Cincinnati entrepreneur Young would like 10 more minutes with Steve Jobs

Craig Young, a former software supplier, is the founder and executive director of Inspiring Service, an organization that uses a tech platform to connect volunteers with nonprofits. Read full Cincinnati Business Courier article here.

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