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What is Catchafire & How Can I Join?
What is Catchafire & How Can I Join?

Learn what Catchafire is all about!

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Written by Lauren
Updated over a week ago

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.

For Organizations

Connect With Talented and Engaged Professionals - Skills-based volunteering is a powerful resource for driving operational growth, which ultimately helps you achieve your mission. Catchafire 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.

How Do I Join?

Nonprofits gain access to Catchafire's 150+ capacity-building projects and skilled volunteers by either having a foundation-sponsored membership or by applying for a complimentary membership. Please note that we do not offer paid memberships at this time.

  • If a foundation invited your organization to join Catchafire, let us know which one so we can direct you to the correct registration page.

  • If you are coming to us without a sponsored invite, you can complete this form and we'll let you know if a spot opens up.

Need directions to your sponsor's registration page? Reach out to us at [email protected].

Check out this article on Getting Started with Catchafire.

For Volunteers

Turn your skills into something more! We connect you with opportunities that make a lasting impact on causes you care about. Build up your resume, network, and confidence by volunteering your skills with nonprofits in need of your expertise.

Support a cause you care about by volunteering for a project or 1-hour phone call.
With 150+ project types, customize your support based on your skills and availability. Our projects (ranging from 5 to 50 hours) outline specific skill requirements, deliverables, and impact statements from the nonprofit so you know what you're signing up for and how your work will benefit others. Put your skills into practice by working on projects related to marketing, design, IT, finance, and more.

Hone your skills and build your portfolio! Every time you help a nonprofit, we'll create an “impact story” page to share with your network and showcase your amazing work.

You can find more answers to your questions, here. Ready to sign up and start volunteering? Get started now!

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