• New York-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital

    Bring World Class Neurosurgery and Neurological Services to Westchester County

    Consulting Project
    Strategy
    Environment & Health
    08/2021

    New York-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital is committed to providing patients with the best, proven approaches for addressing their neurological conditions. The Community Partners team developed recommendations for strategies to increase the volume of neurosurgery procedures at New York Presbyterian – Lawrence Hospital.

  • Burke Neurological Institute

    Expand the Impact of Burke Neurological Institute’s Clinical Research Programs

    Consulting Project
    Marketing
    Environment & Health
    08/2021

    Burke Neurological Institute manages multiple research labs focusing on neurological disorders. Volunteers helped develop the marketing messages aimed at substantial potential donors. In the process, we helped the management team appreciate the need for a marketing plan.

  • Grace Outreach

    Help Grace Outreach Improve Board Governance to Help Empower Low Income Women in the Bronx

    Consulting Project
    Governance
    Education
    08/2021

    Grace Outreach empowers low-income women of all ages to achieve their high school equivalency, college and career goals, and obtain financial independence. Volunteers helped Grace Outreach assess and improve Board Governance.

  • MESA Charter School

    Help MESA Charter High School (Brooklyn) Identify New Strategic Directions

    Consulting Project
    Strategy
    Education
    06/2021

    MESA is a charter high school in Brooklyn serving a diverse set of mostly low-income students. Volunteers assessed options for serving the needs of students who were likely to enter the job market after graduation, in addition to continuing to focus on preparing students for success in college.

  • COPE Foundation

    Help COPE Support Parents and Families Living with The Loss of a Child

    Consulting Project
    Strategy
    02/2021

    The COPE Foundation is dedicated to helping parents and families living with the loss of a child. The Community Partners team analyzed, assessed and quantified, where possible, the impact of COPE’s mission and programs.

  • Hope's Door

    Help Hope’s Door Expand Its Critical Mission to Support Victims of Domestic Violence

    Consulting Project
    Strategy
    01/2021

    Hope’s Door seeks to end domestic violence and to empower victims to achieve safety, independence, and healing from the trauma of abuse. Volunteers helped develop a strategic plan with a focus on improving governance, human resources and outreach.

  • The Juilliard School

    Help Juilliard Maximize Impact of New Digital Media Capabilities

    Consulting Project
    Finance/Operations
    Arts & Culture
    12/2020

    Juilliard is a premier conservatory offering educational programs in music, drama and dance. Volunteers offered suggestions to leverage digital media content to target audiences.

  • NY Sun Works

    Help NY Sun Works Build on the Success of Its Greenhouse Project for Science Education

    Consulting Project
    Strategy
    Education
    12/2020

    New York Sun Works has installed its hydroponic labs and associated science curriculum in over 140 schools, mostly in NYC region. A Community Partners team advised NYSW on whether to undertake a new long-range plan given current economic conditions and also recommended changes in the relationship between its NYSW board and its management.

  • Bellevue Literary Review

    Help Bellevue Literary Review Become Self-Sustaining After Its Birth 20 Years Ago at Bellevue Hospital

    Brainstorming Session
    Strategy
    Arts & Culture
    12/2020

    Bellevue Literary Review is approaching its 20th anniversary at the same time it is spinning out from its home at Bellevue Hospital to become an independent 501(c)3.  Our brainstorming session recommended a number of revenue initiatives appropriate to its new entity, such as e-book distribution, outreach to others in the health-wellness arena, repackaging of older materials, promotional subscription offers, etc.

  • Burke Neurological Institute

    Brainstorm to Expand the Impact of Burke Neurological Institute’s Clinical Research Programs 

    Brainstorming Session
    Marketing
    Environment & Health
    10/2020

    Burke Neurological Institute develops treatments for neurological diseases and afflictions. Volunteers recommended targets for sourcing new donors and patients for clinical trials.

  • Job Path

    Help Design Shared Services for NFPs Supporting People with Autism/Developmental Disabilities

    Consulting Project
    Strategy
    Education
    04/2020

    Job Path, Community Mainstreaming, and Queens Centers for Progress all provide services for people with developmental disabilities. Volunteers helped the organizations assess the viability of a shared services model for administrative functions.

  • Nuyorican Poets Café

    Help a Major NYC Literary Institution Market Enhanced Offerings

    Consulting Project
    Marketing
    Arts & Culture
    03/2020

    The Nuyorican Poets Café provides performances from its East Village headquarters. The Café recently received a grant for a yearlong rehabilitation of its facility. Volunteers advised the Café’s leadership on how to retain its audience during the interim and how to build the new audience for the future expanded programs.

  • Juilliard School

    Juilliard Seeks to Broaden Distribution of its K-12 Curriculum Resources to Public Schools

    Consulting Project
    Strategy
    Arts & Culture
    02/2020

    Juilliard School, the world’s preeminent performing arts conservatory, asked Community Partners to assess expansion options for its innovative K-12 performing arts curriculum resources. Our client sought advice on how to build a sustainable model and offer these resources in public schools.

  • AFYA Foundation

    Help AFYA Save Lives by Developing Expanded Distribution of Surplus Medical Supplies Worldwide

    Consulting Project
    Marketing
    Environment & Health
    01/2020

    AFYA rescues, sorts and delivers life-saving medical supplies, equipment, and humanitarian goods to help those in need around the world. The project team helped the organization save lives by developing innovative channels and partnerships for distribution of surplus medical supplies to developing countries.

  • NYC SALT

    Help Create an Apprenticeship Program for Underserved Youth

    Consulting Project
    Strategy
    Education
    01/2020

    NYC SALT creates opportunities in visual arts and pathways to college for underserved New York City youth. Volunteers assessed options for expanding the program to include a freelance photography and graphics agency for its students and graduates.

  • Guidance Center of Westchester's Center for College & Careers

    Help The Guidance Center of Westchester Measure Its Impact

    Consulting Project
    Strategy
    12/2019

    Guidance Center prepares young adults for success through skills development, confidence building & hands-on experiences. Volunteers analyzed how best to define and measure program “success” and beneficial “impact” and to what target audience(s) these results should be communicated and promoted.

  • Ample Harvest

    Brainstorm! Help A Digital Innovator Forging Connections To Reduce Hunger In America

    Brainstorming Session
    Strategy
    Environment & Health
    12/2019

    Ample Harvest connects backyard gardeners to food pantries. Volunteers shared brainstorming ideas with them about improving outreach to gardeners and improving fund raising.

  • New Plaza Cinema

    One Evening Brainstorm About The Creation Of A New Art Cinema On The Upper West Side

    Brainstorming Session
    Strategy
    Arts & Culture
    11/2019

    New Plaza Cinema is bringing arts and international films back to the NYC Upper West Side. Volunteers brainstormed about the components of a business plan for a sustainable organization.

  • The Guardianship Project

    Help the Vera Institute of Justice Expand the Capacity of its Much Needed Guardianship Project

    Consulting Project
    Finance/Operations
    10/2019

    The Guardianship Project serves as court-appointed agency guardians to vulnerable, mostly indigent individuals who lack family or other support and, as such, provides a desperately missing element to the social safety net. Volunteers assisted in evaluating its business model with the objective of finding ways to decrease per client costs in order to increase the number of clients served.

  • Community Capital New York

    Brainstorm to Help Community Capital NY Continue to Foster Economic Opportunity

    Brainstorming Session
    Governance
    09/2019

    Community Capital New York provides loans that create quality jobs, revitalized Main streets, affordable homes and tax revenues to foster opportunity, change lives and create impact. Community Partners facilitated a discussion of board development and leadership succession.