Community Consulting Teams of Boston (CCT) amplifies the impact of Boston-area nonprofits through pro bono management consulting projects performed by teams of experienced MBAs from top-tier business schools.
Do you know a Boston-area nonprofit that would benefit from a CCT pro bono consulting project to address a key strategic challenge? Please help us to spread the word. We are now accepting applications for the 2016 project cycle. Interested nonprofits can find complete information at cctboston.org/clients. First round applications are due by August 15; the final deadline for all applications is September 15.
The 2015 wrap-up celebration took place on June 9th at the Kuumba Library at YW Boston. It was a standing room only event, attended by 2015 clients, CCT volunteers and board members. Gabriele Loebbert and Carol Krauss were masters of ceremony. Clients spoke passionately to the group about their CCT projects and the expected organizational impacts. Notably, Sylvia Ferrell-Jones, CEO and President, YW Boston, welcomed attendees and spoke of the successful ongoing relationship between the YW and CCT, while Beth Chandler, Vice President Programs, YW Boston, summarized the results of the 2015 CCT/YW project, CCT’s third project with the YW! Volunteer, Meghan Sherwood was responsible for wrap up event planning, including the yummy food from Au Bon Pain and the delicious 25th anniversary cupcakes. Thank you to all who contributed to a successful 2015!
An all-Wharton team is researching and analyzing non-traditional funding models used by leading community colleges to support curriculum programs in Workforce Development, Early College, and Dual Enrollment. NSCC will use the recommendations to prioritize new funding development efforts to support the growth of similar curriculum programs at their “CommUniverCity” center in Lynn, MA.
New Clients Going to the Dogs (NEADS)
CCT is conducting a comprehensive internal and peer organization analysis of the pipeline for potential clients for NEADS, an organization that trains and matches service dogs with clients. This includes interviews with clients, non-clients who dropped out of the process, and peer organizations, as well as an assessment of the competitiveness of the NEADS brand. Recommendations will include a detailed description of clients that are the best fit for NEADS and a marketing plan.