• The Brooklyn Museum

    What Should the Brooklyn Museum Charge for Admission?

    Consulting Project
    Marketing
    Arts & Culture
    07/2018

    The Brooklyn Museum was operating on a “suggested pricing” policy for general museum admissions. Facing financial challenges, it asked HBSCNY Community Partners to review this policy, considering the Museum’s commitment to the local community and the pricing strategies of similar NYC museums.

  • ReadWorks

    Help ReadWorks Make a Difference for the 80% of Low-Income Kids Reading Below Grade Level  

    Consulting Project
    Marketing
    Education
    07/2018

    ReadWorks is committed to solving America’s reading comprehension crisis and its Article A Day product has attracted a wide audience of teachers and pupils. Volunteers developed a communications and marketing strategy to increase penetration of ReadWorks’ reading comprehension tools and materials.

  • BUILD NYC

    Help BUILD NYC Bring Life-Changing Entrepreneurial Experiences to NYC High Schoolers

    Consulting Project
    Strategy
    Education
    07/2018

    Build NYC is dedicated to proving the power of experiential learning through entrepreneurship and igniting the potential of youth in under-resourced communities. Volunteers helped the organization develop its first strategic plan.

  • CUE Art Foundation

    Develop a Strategic Plan for CUE Art Foundation, New York’s Premier Nonprofit Art Gallery

    Consulting Project
    Strategy
    Arts & Culture
    07/2018

    Cue Art Foundation is dedicated to creating essential career and educational opportunities for emerging and under-recognized artists of all ages. Through exhibitions, arts education, and public programs, CUE provides artists and audiences with sustaining experiences and resources. HBSCNY Community Partners helped CUE examine the efficiency of its resource use and identify potential strategic partners.

  • National Jazz Museum in Harlem

    The National Jazz Museum Wants to Expand Its Membership Base

    Brainstorming Session
    Marketing
    Arts & Culture
    07/2018

    Having relocated in a new Harlem home with an expanded event calendar, NJMH sought to increase earned revenue and sustain support. In this “repeat” brainstorming session, Community Partners helped the Museum recast its membership structure and cross-platform membership to event attendance and other offerings.

  • Tenement Museum

    Help the Tenement Museum Enhance Its Outstanding Guide/Educator Program

    Consulting Project
    Finance/Operations
    Arts & Culture
    06/2018

    The Tenement Museum fosters a society that embraces and values the role of immigration in the evolving American identity. A team of volunteers reviewed Museum operations and made recommendations to improve the management of the educator staff.

  • La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club

    Help La MaMa, the Birthplace of Off-Off-Broadway, Expand Globally

    Consulting Project
    Strategy
    Arts & Culture
    05/2018

    World-renowned experimental theater La MaMa asked CP to help them develop a business plan, based on a SWOT analysis. The CP team developed the SWOT analysis, and then provided La MaMa with a variety of strategic and tactical recommendations around which to organize their short and mid-term planning.

  • Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

    Help the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs Plan for its ‘Second Hundred Years’

    Consulting Project
    Marketing
    Education
    05/2018

    Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs offers a wide range of programs and publications addressing issues of ethics in international affairs. Volunteers developed a marketing plan, including marketing, communication and product strategies to enhance the Council’s impact on society.

  • Alzheimers Prevention Clinic

    Brainstorm About The Best Ways To Communicate That Alzheimer’s Disease May Be Preventable

    Brainstorming Session
    Marketing
    Environment & Health
    04/2018

    The Alzheimers Prevention Clinic does research to demonstrate that specific behaviors in young people will significantly reduce the onset of Alzheimers. Volunteers brainstormed about marketing approaches to increase awareness among doctors and the general public.

  • GrandLo Cafe

    Interested in Social Justice? Coffee Aficionado? Help Launch an Essex St Café with a Job Opportunity Program

    Consulting Project
    Marketing
    Education
    04/2018

    GrandLo Café, an initiative of the Grand Street Settlement and part of the Essex Crossing development, is a Social Enterprise designed to provide skills training and a job track to local youth. Volunteers developed a marketing plan for the Café.

  • JCC Manhattan

    Help Develop a Business Plan for JCC Manhattan

    Consulting Project
    Finance/Operations
    Environment & Health
    02/2018

    JCC Manhattan has opened a branch in Harlem. A team of volunteers developed a plan for a sustainable business model.

  • The Public Theater

    Help the Public Theater Grow and Develop Its Staff

    Consulting Project
    Finance/Operations
    Arts & Culture
    01/2018

    The Public Theater in  lower Manhattan holds five theater spaces and Joe’s Pub, a cabaret-style venue used for new work, and also operates the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. The board questioned why staffing levels seemed to constantly fluctuate.  The team recommended a new centralized planning process to provide greater visibility and control, and an enhanced reporting dashboard.

  • Brooklyn Kindergarten Society

    Help Create More Effective Board Roles and Responsibilities for Brooklyn Kindergarten Society

    Brainstorming Session
    Governance
    Education
    01/2018

    Brooklyn Kindergarten Society provides high-quality early education and learning activities to children 0-5 years old in Central Brooklyn. Volunteers advised BKS on Governance issues and Board Development strategies during a brainstorming session.

  • The Museum of Jewish Heritage

    Develop a Marketing Strategy to Improve Visitor Traffic at NYC’s Museum Of Jewish Heritage

    Consulting Project
    Marketing
    Arts & Culture
    05/2017

    The Museum of Jewish Heritage, located in Battery Park City in Manhattan, New York City, is a memorial to those who perished in the Holocaust. In anticipation of several groundbreaking exhibitions and the 20th anniversary of the institution, we were asked to help develop a strategy to increase visitors and revenue.

  • Brooklyn Academy of Music

    Help The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Rethink Its Organizational Structure

    Consulting Project
    Finance/Operations
    Arts & Culture
    05/2016

    For more than 150 years, BAM has been the home for adventurous artists, audiences, and ideas – engaging both global and local communities. With world-renowned programming in theater, dance, music, opera, film, and much more, BAM showcases the work of emerging artists and innovative modern masters. HBS alumni worked with BAM’s executive management team to analyze and optimize organizational structure and create operational and financial efficiencies where possible.