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For Nonprofits

Nonprofits are making real progress in tackling today’s most daunting challenges.

We roll up our sleeves and work by your side as you sustain your work, invest in your team’s strength, increase your impact, and turn your bold visions into reality.

We partner with organizations and networks on the services listed below. In addition to those services, we have expertise in designing and facilitating collaboratives, coaching leaders and leadership teams, and more.

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Set Strategy & Make it Happen

Achieving big, lasting change requires a bold vision coupled with concrete plans to make it happen. We partner with nonprofits and networks to help them dream big and turn those dreams into reality. Here’s what we can do together:

  • Organizational Strategy, Collaborative Strategy, and Theory of Change: Clarify your bold visions and goals, understand where you can uniquely contribute to a broader impact,  evolve your organizational strategy as needed, and engage stakeholders in shaping your strategy
  • Program Strategy: Explore the viability of new program ideas, test those ideas, and evolve and scale your existing programs and services to position your organization or network for greater impact
  • Capacity Building: Design, manage, and evaluate capacity-building programs tailored to the needs of affiliate or chapter networks; create customized assessment tools that illuminate strengths and challenges within your networks
  • Financial Sustainability: Explore the viability of new business models and earned revenue opportunities to better sustain your impact
  • Implementation Planning: Identify and align on key decisions, needed resources, and clear action plans so you know what to do in the coming days, months, and years to bring your strategy to life

“Echoing Green has an exceptional and large number of engaged and thoughtful stakeholders—from our board and staff, to our Fellows and program participants, to our network of donors and supporters. We knew that engaging everyone would be crucial to our successful creation of a strategic plan. Community Wealth Partners acted as an incredible partner in ensuring that our various stakeholder groups were involved and communicated with regularly throughout the process, particularly our board and staff.”

–Cheryl Dorsey, President, Echoing Green

“Community Wealth Partners provided business insights at a time when Communities In Schools was not just preparing a strategic plan but adopting new market-driven approaches to scale. Their team gave us data in consumable, bite-sized chunks while delivering insights about new directions and risk management. We found them to be great partners, not vendors!”

–Dale Erquiaga, President and CEO, Communities In Schools

“Community Partners is unique among nonprofit strategy consultants. We’ve all worked with firms that have their patented approach and then struggle to adjust when the desired result is not achieved. By contrast, Community Wealth Partners embraces a true partnership—the team listens, immerses itself in our challenges, is flexible in charting a course that is responsive to our needs, and is willing to change course if needed to get the job done.”

–James Siegal, CEO, KaBOOM!

QUESTIONS?

Connect directly with one of our team members.

Sandra Moore Director
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Amy Farley Senior Director
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Strengthen Culture & Navigate Change

Our research shows the importance of intentionally shaping organizational culture to create the impact you seek. While building culture and navigating change inside organizations can feel ambiguous, we bring focus and clarity to the process with a methodology and a team that provides empathy and support through coaching. Here’s how we can work together:

  • Culture Change: Take a close look at your values, systems, and processes, and work with leaders and leadership teams to align behaviors with the results you seek
  • Change Management for Organizations, Networks, and Collaboratives:  Gain clarity on how your needs are shifting as you respond to external changes and as your organization or collaborative matures; understand your strengths and challenges, and then build the capacities and operating systems you need to adapt and evolve; and work with leaders and leadership teams to navigate changes and drive toward the results you seek
Related Case Studies

“Before our engagement with Community Wealth Partners, I didn’t appreciate the level of detail and work that goes into aligning or realigning culture within an organization. The work unfolded beyond my expectations in terms of what Community Wealth Partners was able to do and how we’ve been able to position ourselves to strengthen our culture.”

— Brian S. Lyght, Chief Operating Officer, Center for Urban Families

QUESTIONS?

Connect directly with one of our team members.

Idalia Fernandez Senior Director
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Amy Farley Senior Director
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Sara Brenner President
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Learn & Evaluate

Driven by our value to “listen and learn,” we partner with you to listen deeply, learn, experiment, and shift direction as needed to keep you on track to achieve your goals. Here’s how we can work together:

  • Learning: Create a learning agenda; change processes, structures, and behaviors to help you implement the agenda and integrate learning and evaluation into your day-to-day work; and ensure teams have the necessary knowledge and skills to maintain a learning culture so you can better understand your impact and continually learn what works
  • Evaluation: Conduct developmental and summative evaluations, collecting and analyzing data to adapt your strategies and programs to have greater impact and bringing deep expertise in areas such as evaluating capacity-building programs across networks

"We’ve worked with Community Wealth Partners on everything from developing our strategic plan to making the case for complex public-private partnership support to measuring progress toward our long-term outcomes. In each case, the team has brought tremendous insight and pushed us to think bigger about what is possible."

— James Siegal, CEO, KaBOOM!

QUESTIONS?

Connect directly with one of our team members.

Carla Taylor Vice President
REACH OUT TO CARLA
Set Strategy & Make it Happen
Strengthen Culture & Navigate Change
Learn & Evaluate

Set Strategy & Make it Happen

Achieving big, lasting change requires a bold vision coupled with concrete plans to make it happen. We partner with nonprofits and networks to help them dream big and turn those dreams into reality. Here’s what we can do together:

  • Organizational Strategy, Collaborative Strategy, and Theory of Change: Clarify your bold visions and goals, understand where you can uniquely contribute to a broader impact,  evolve your organizational strategy as needed, and engage stakeholders in shaping your strategy
  • Program Strategy: Explore the viability of new program ideas, test those ideas, and evolve and scale your existing programs and services to position your organization or network for greater impact
  • Capacity Building: Design, manage, and evaluate capacity-building programs tailored to the needs of affiliate or chapter networks; create customized assessment tools that illuminate strengths and challenges within your networks
  • Financial Sustainability: Explore the viability of new business models and earned revenue opportunities to better sustain your impact
  • Implementation Planning: Identify and align on key decisions, needed resources, and clear action plans so you know what to do in the coming days, months, and years to bring your strategy to life
Case Study

KaBOOM!

Case Study

Echoing Green

“Echoing Green has an exceptional and large number of engaged and thoughtful stakeholders—from our board and staff, to our Fellows and program participants, to our network of donors and supporters. We knew that engaging everyone would be crucial to our successful creation of a strategic plan. Community Wealth Partners acted as an incredible partner in ensuring that our various stakeholder groups were involved and communicated with regularly throughout the process, particularly our board and staff.”

–Cheryl Dorsey, President, Echoing Green

“Community Wealth Partners provided business insights at a time when Communities In Schools was not just preparing a strategic plan but adopting new market-driven approaches to scale. Their team gave us data in consumable, bite-sized chunks while delivering insights about new directions and risk management. We found them to be great partners, not vendors!”

–Dale Erquiaga, President and CEO, Communities In Schools

“Community Partners is unique among nonprofit strategy consultants. We’ve all worked with firms that have their patented approach and then struggle to adjust when the desired result is not achieved. By contrast, Community Wealth Partners embraces a true partnership—the team listens, immerses itself in our challenges, is flexible in charting a course that is responsive to our needs, and is willing to change course if needed to get the job done.”

–James Siegal, CEO, KaBOOM!

QUESTIONS? CONNECT DIRECTLY WITH ONE OF OUR TEAM MEMBERS

Sandra Moore Director
REACH OUT TO SANDRA
Amy Farley Senior Director
REACH OUT TO AMY

Strengthen Culture & Navigate Change

Our research shows the importance of intentionally shaping organizational culture to create the impact you seek. While building culture and navigating change inside organizations can feel ambiguous, we bring focus and clarity to the process with a methodology and a team that provides empathy and support through coaching. Here’s how we can work together:

  • Culture Change: Take a close look at your values, systems, and processes, and work with leaders and leadership teams to align behaviors with the results you seek
  • Change Management for Organizations, Networks, and Collaboratives:  Gain clarity on how your needs are shifting as you respond to external changes and as your organization or collaborative matures; understand your strengths and challenges, and then build the capacities and operating systems you need to adapt and evolve; and work with leaders and leadership teams to navigate changes and drive toward the results you seek
Case Study

City Year

“Before our engagement with Community Wealth Partners, I didn’t appreciate the level of detail and work that goes into aligning or realigning culture within an organization. The work unfolded beyond my expectations in terms of what Community Wealth Partners was able to do and how we’ve been able to position ourselves to strengthen our culture.”

— Brian S. Lyght, Chief Operating Officer, Center for Urban Families

QUESTIONS? CONNECT DIRECTLY WITH ONE OF OUR TEAM MEMBERS

Idalia Fernandez Senior Director
REACH OUT TO IDALIA
Amy Farley Senior Director
REACH OUT TO AMY
Sara Brenner President
REACH OUT TO SARA

Learn & Evaluate

Driven by our value to “listen and learn,” we partner with you to listen deeply, learn, experiment, and shift direction as needed to keep you on track to achieve your goals. Here’s how we can work together:

  • Learning: Create a learning agenda; change processes, structures, and behaviors to help you implement the agenda and integrate learning and evaluation into your day-to-day work; and ensure teams have the necessary knowledge and skills to maintain a learning culture so you can better understand your impact and continually learn what works
  • Evaluation: Conduct developmental and summative evaluations, collecting and analyzing data to adapt your strategies and programs to have greater impact and bringing deep expertise in areas such as evaluating capacity-building programs across networks

"We’ve worked with Community Wealth Partners on everything from developing our strategic plan to making the case for complex public-private partnership support to measuring progress toward our long-term outcomes. In each case, the team has brought tremendous insight and pushed us to think bigger about what is possible."

— James Siegal, CEO, KaBOOM!

QUESTIONS? CONNECT DIRECTLY WITH ONE OF OUR TEAM MEMBERS

Carla Taylor Vice President
REACH OUT TO CARLA