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Centerville, MA 02632
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Service Enterprise Certified

The Cape and Islands United Way and Cape Cod Volunteers is very proud to be certified as a Service Enterprise organization!

What is a Service Enterprise?

An organization that fundamentally leverages volunteers and their skills across all levels of the organization to successfully deliver on its social mission.

Why is this important?

  • Organizations operating as Service Enterprises outperform peer organizations on all aspects of organizational effectiveness, and are more adaptable, sustainable and capable of scaling their work.
  • Service Enterprises more effectively address community needs and operate at almost half the median budget.
  • Service Enterprise organizations can expect a high return on investment. For every $1 an organization invests in effective volunteer engagement, they can expect $3-$6 in return. 
  • The average SE Certified organization experiences a 23% increase in volunteerism annually. 

Service Enterprise Vision

We unite and engage people in meaningful opportunities to improves lives, strengthen communities, and advance lasting change on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket. 

How Can Your Organization Become A Service Enterprise?

Cape and Islands United Way is grateful for the Massachusetts Service Alliance for making the Service Enterprise Initiative available to our community. Learn more.