The Excel template below helps managers accurately calculate the monetary benefits (return on investment) of volunteer engagement. Dollar amounts have been included as an example for a typical mid-sized nonprofit to show the investment in volunteering and return that could be expected. Plug in your own expenses and revenue to calculate the true financial contributions volunteers are making. Thank you for giving credit to Volunteer Frontier if you use this template or forward it on to others. Note: You may need to give your computer approval to open this document. Look for a pop-up window that allows you to open the document in Excel. If you can't open the document, request it directly from Volunteer Frontier.