Each of 11 Nonprofits to Get $100K in Free Consulting
January 26, 2018 Community Consulting Teams, a nonprofit that provides free consulting support to help Boston area nonprofits address key business and management challenges, recently announced that it will provide assistance valued at $100,000 to each of 11 organizations in 2018.
Community Consulting Teams
(CCT) said a team of eight to nine consultants will be assigned to help each nonprofit address a variety of strategic issues.
Gabriele Loebbert, co-chair of the CCT board of directors, said, "CCT aspires to build a vibrant community of business professionals and nonprofit leaders who are united by a shared passion for social impact. We work collaboratively with our clients to strengthen their organizational capacity so they can better meet the needs of their constituencies.
CCT, which has been providing free consulting advice to nonprofits since 1990, received 42 applications for the service this year.
Slated to get the support are the following organizations, where they are located, and the focus of the consulting engagement:
- Adolescent Consultation Services, Cambridge, business strategy
- Boston Arts Academy, Boston, strategic planning
- Boston City Singers, Dorchester, business strategy/growth
- Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts, Boston, financial modeling
- Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, business strategy
- Haiti Projects, Hanover, business/strategic planning
- Hospitality Homes, Brookline, marketing
- Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association (MEDA), Newton, business strategy/growth
- Museum Institute for Teaching Science (MITS), Quincy, marketing
- Open Table, Concord, organizational design
- Political Asylum/Immigration Representation (PAIR), Boston, marketing
To be eligible for the program, nonprofits must have 501(c)(3) status, an annual budget between $500,000 and $5 million, a full-time executive director, a minimum of three full-time staff, and at least one staffer who will be assigned to the project.
CCTs volunteer consultants come from Boston and the greater Boston area. CCT recruits from alumni of business schools across the country, including Columbia University, Dartmouth College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, Stanford University, University of Pennsylvania, and Yale University.