Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation Blog

Pro Bono Spotlight: Salima Hemani

April 10, 2014Alec Green

National Volunteer Week rolls on and we are proud to recognize another member of our HR Pro Bono Corps. ...

Pro Bono Spotlight: Bob Cummins

April 08, 2014Alec Green

As part of National Volunteer Week, we are proud to recognize another member of our HR Pro Bono Corps.  Bob...

Pro Bono Spotlight: Cristobal Colon

April 08, 2014Alec Green

As part of National Volunteer Week, the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation is proud to recognize some esteemed members of our...

Pro Bono Spotlight: Jennifer Pittman

April 07, 2014Alec Green

Welcome to the first day of National Volunteer Week. This is the 40th anniversary of National Volunteer Week and a great opportunity to celebrate those members of our community doing...

Five 'Baby Steps' to Ramp up your Nonprofit's Employee & Volunteer Training in 2014

April 02, 2014Bob Nutting

The start of the 2nd quarter is a great time to assess your nonprofit’s training strategy and to make sure you are on track to meet your 2014 employee and volunteer development goals. Nonprofit HR Leaders often find themselves trying to balance limited resources with the...

Taking the Scary Out of HR. One Pro Bono Project at a Time.

March 26, 2014Alexis Denny

I was at an event recently, filled with nonprofit leaders representing organizations of all sizes and missions. The speaker was passionately advocating for nonprofits to take advantage of the many opportunities for pro bono skills-based service. Thankfully, the pro bono movement is gaining...

Mining the Metrics that Matter to Nonprofits

March 12, 2014Alec Green

Return on Investment (ROI) is a term thrown around in corporate boardrooms almost as often as “synergy” and “core competency.”  In the for-profit sector, CEOs know the expectation is not simply to drive more revenue, but to drive revenue profitably.  Every new investment ultimately detracts from...

Beyond the Hype of E-Learning: An Interview with Leap of Reason’s Katie Paris

March 06, 2014Alec Green


E-learning is one of the hottest trends in both education and corporate training.  According to, $35.6 billion was spent on self-paced e-learning in 2011.  By 2013, that figure had grown to $56.2 billion, and...

Can Your Non-Profit Benefit From a $1MM Software and Services Grant?

February 17, 2014Amy Haggarty

The 2014 Impact Grant Cycle Is Now Open. 

What would you do if your nonprofit had the ability to scale its programs and training through the use of online software? Would a grant of one million dollars in learning software and consulting services help your organization...

A Different Type of New Year’s Resolution: Volunteer!

January 29, 2014Alexis Denny

The Top 6 Benefits of Volunteering with the Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation’s HR Pro Bono Corps

Are you looking for a meaningful way to give back and use your professional expertise to help others in 2014? Consider joining the CSOD Foundation’...