Community Partners provides meaningful volunteer opportunities for HBS alumni. We connect alumni volunteers with local nonprofits seeking our help with business and management challenges.
Join a project team, work together with fellow alums, and contribute your skills and experience to make an impact in our community.
A two-hour, high energy meeting of four or more alumni, including an experienced moderator, addressing a clearly defined challenge or opportunity along with leaders from the organization.
A comprehensive team project lasting several months, addressing business-related issues such as strategic planning, organizational development, finance and marketing.
Projects are carefully screened and project goals are well-defined prior to kickoff with volunteer teams.
Coordinators align projects to fit with alumni skills and interests and confirm nonprofit leadership is fully engaged with goals and process.
Projects are structured to produce actionable advice for nonprofit clients.
Volunteer Coordinators with sector experience provide guidance to teams throughout the project.
Consulting teams are provided with a toolkit, collaboration tools, and access to curated resources.
Brainstorming teams receive background materials in advance of moderated sessions.
We continually refine our process to improve volunteer experiences and outcomes for nonprofits.
Alumni volunteers and nonprofit clients provide insights on post-project surveys.
Coordinators interview clients 9 months after project completion to assess outcomes from team recommendations.
Our project teams are currently seeking volunteers for projects listed here.
Building on the output of a CP brainstorming session, help a nationally recognized nursing college develop a marketing and competitive strategy to increase impact **This project will be done virtually.** Nonprofit: The Helene Fuld College of […]
The 5 individually managed Earned Revenue lines should probably have someone in an oversight role that fosters teamwork, best practices, and co-marketing among them. **This project will be done virtually.** Nonprofit: The Juilliard School The mission […]
Having weathered the Covid crisis, the NYC Urban Debate League is seeking our help in designing an HR strategy to support growth. **This project will be done virtually.** Nonprofit: NYC Urban Debate League NYCUDL is the […]
MOCA will serve as a national hub for the Chinese American narrative. MOCA is undergoing a major content transformation and capital campaign of $128 million. **This project will be done virtually.** Nonprofit: Museum of Chinese in […]
Help a successful Bronx high school develop a framework for a business and financial plan that incorporates the planned purchase of its buildings and grounds **This project will be done virtually.** Nonprofit: Preston High School Preston […]
The Council for Unity successfully helps schools and prisons improve unity, safety and outcomes. Expansion of these impactful programs requires more revenue. **This project will be done virtually.** Nonprofit: Council for Unity The mission of the […]
ACCESS: Supports for Living, which helps people with challenges live the fullest lives possible, wants help to review its governance and streamline its operations. **This project will be done virtually.** Nonprofit: ACCESS: Supports for Living The […]
Tell Us. We welcome learning of organizations we might help if they are located in the Greater NYC area.