In its fifth year, Schwab’s Pro Bono Challenge is a skills-based flash consulting event where Schwab employees apply their talents and expertise to support local nonprofit organizations in building capacity to serve the community. This year, the initiative reaches new scale, spanning across nine regions and engaging nearly 400 employee volunteers and 68 nonprofits, while delivering $500k+ in value! It’s the one of the largest annual skilled days of service, according to the Stanford Social Innovation Review.* Schwab volunteers will address nonprofit challenges across a variety of functional areas, with the greatest demand in Client Relations, Technology and Marketing. Here are just a few of the nonprofit organizations we’re excited to help this year:

  • 11 Boys & Girls Clubs

  • 3 Junior Achievement chapters

  • 2 Habitat for Humanity chapters


"The strategic input from the Schwab team has given us a valuable resource that will impact our efforts for years to come."
- Nonprofit Participant

"The freedom to be creative was such a gift! It was very gratifying to see the impact of our work."
- Employee Participant

"I was amazed by the skills and talent of the Schwab team. We could never afford this level of expertise."
- Nonprofit Participant

Pro Bono Challenge Preview: 2018

With events happening in cities like Austin, Denver, Indianapolis and San Francisco, it’s a chance for Schwabbies to make a real impact with organizations that matter most to them.

One of those organizations is the International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressive Association (IFOPA), which is returning for a second year of support at Denver’s Pro Bono Challenge. 

Read the story

*2017 Stanford Social Innovation Review

Brokerage Products: Not FDIC Insured • No Bank Guarantee • May Lose Value

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law.

The Charles Schwab Corporation provides a full range of securities, brokerage, banking, money management, and financial advisory services through its operating subsidiaries. Its broker-dealer subsidiary, Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. (“Schwab”), Member SIPC, offers investment services and products, including Schwab brokerage accounts. Its banking subsidiary, Charles Schwab Bank (member FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender), provides deposit and lending services and products.

Schwab Advisor Services™ serves independent investment advisors and includes the custody, trading, and support services of Schwab. Independent investment advisors are not owned, affiliated with, or supervised by Schwab. Schwab Retirement Plan Services, Inc. provides recordkeeping and related services with respect to retirement plans.