Minneapolis-St. Paul

Current Clients

Twin Cities Nonprofit Clients 2024

These organizations will receive a four-month (January-May) consulting project – free of charge! Check out their descriptions below, or learn more about each project service line.

Interested in volunteering on one of these projects? Learn more and apply.

826 MSP
Minneapolis, MN | www.826msp.org
826 MSP seeks to amplify the voices, stories, and power of K-12 BIPOC students through writing, publishing, and leadership programs.

826 MSP is receiving a FUNDING STRATEGY project to create a comprehensive fundraising plan in order to diversify revenue streams and ensure financial stability.


All Square
Minneapolis, MN | www.allsquarempls.com
All Square aims to heal the harms created by the criminal legal system through investing in people impacted by mass incarceration.

All Square is receiving a FUNDING STRATEGY project that will create a funding proposal tailored to the concept of “philanthropic venture capital” that will help All Square (1) monetize its brand to (2) become sustainable through a majority-earned revenue model.


Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN | www.bigstwincities.org
Big Brothers Big Sisters Twin Cities creates and supports mentoring relationships that ignite the power and promise of youth to help them achieve their full potential.

BBBS Twin Cities is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to better understand potential community partners through a market scan and creation of decision screen to ensure prospective partners are a strategic fit.


Bolder Options
Minneapolis, MN | www.bolderoptions.org
Bolder Options teaches youth to succeed in all of life’s races through a physical and mental health based mentoring program for youth identified as needing extra support to realize their full potential.

Bolder Options is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to inform the strategic planning process through stakeholder engagement; that analysis will be used to articulate shared values and vision, and then to ultimately inform Bolder Options mission and strategies moving forward.


The Brave Like Gabe Foundation
Minneapolis, MN | www.bravelikegabe.org
The Brave Like Gabe Foundation supports rare cancer research and empowers all cancer survivors through physical activity.

BLG is receiving a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to develop a new marketing/communications/storytelling plan that broadens the organization’s reach, actively engages the BLG community, and inspires increased fundraising.


Dress for Success Twin Cities
St. Paul, MN | www.dressforsuccesstwincities.org
Dress for Success Twin Cities empowers women to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire and the development tools to help women thrive in work and life.

DFSTC is receiving a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to ensure board growth and sustainability by increasing understanding of nonprofit governance, enhancing understanding of the fundraising role of the board, and identifying strategies to attract and retain talented, diverse board members.


Gilda’s Club Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN | www.gildasclubtwincities.org
Gilda’s Club Twin Cities uplifts and strengthens people impacted by cancer by providing support, fostering compassionate communities, and breaking down barriers to care.

Gilda’s Club is receiving a NEW VENTURES project to create a strategic management project plan for growth strategy, which includes a communication and marketing plan for outstate community building.


Greater MSP
St. Paul, MN | www.greatermsp.org
Greater MSP accelerates regional competitiveness and inclusive economic growth through job creation, capital investment and execution of strategic initiatives.

Greater MSP is receiving a TECHNOLOGY & DATA STRATEGY project to conduct an organization-wide technology assessment, identifying opportunities to maximize current resources and inform future investments.


Minnesota Boychoir
St. Paul, MN | www.boychoir.org
Minnesota Boychoir develops exceptional character and musical ability in boys from many backgrounds through inspirational music and performance.

The Boychoir is receiving a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to build a comprehensive marketing plan specific to the organization’s goals of increased membership with an emphasis on improving member diversity.


Golden Valley, MN | www.prismmpls.org
PRISM provides social services and connections that empower people in the community to build healthy, stable lives.

PRISM is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to gather input and analyze data from food shelf users about their experience with the services, their changing needs, and hopes for future developments.


Saint Paul Neighborhood Network
St. Paul, MN | www.spnn.org
Saint Paul Neighborhood Network empowers people to use media and communications to make better lives, use authentic voices, and build common understanding.

SPNN is receiving a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to increase visibility in the community about the services SPNN provides and grow earned revenue opportunities through a marketing audit, stakeholder interviews and an updated marketing plan.


The Sanneh Foundation
Minneapolis, MN | www.thesannehfoundation.org
The Sanneh Foundation empowers youth by supporting and promoting educational attainment through in-school and after-school support, improves lives by providing programs that strengthen physical health and social and emotional development, and unites communities by advancing diversity, equity, and community well-being.

Sanneh is receiving a TECHNOLOGY & DATA STRATEGY project to create standard operating procedures around data usage and procurement as well as maximizing use of current technology, especially Google Suite.


Senior Community Services
Minnetonka, MN | www.seniorcommunity.org
Senior Community Services empowers people as they age through supporting independence for older adults, empowering at-risk families and informal caregivers, and connecting communities through senior centers.

SCS is receiving a FUNDING STRATEGY project to conduct a comprehensive assessment of alternative revenue sources, including exploring opportunities for innovative funding models such as social enterprise modes and fee-for-service programs.


Urban Boatbuilders
St. Paul, MN | www.urbanboatbuilders.org
Urban Boatbuilders empowers youth to succeed in work and life through woodworking and experiential learning.

UBB is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to develop a strategic roadmap to build out a robust career pathways program.


V3 Sports
Minneapolis, MN | www.v3sports.org
V3 Sports works to elevate the community through wellness, fitness, and education.

V3 is receiving a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to build board infrastructure to match a growing organization by providing role clarity and robust governance practices.


YWCA of Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN | www.ywcampls.org
YWCA of Minneapolis seeks to eliminate racism, empower women and girls, and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all through equity-centered programs and advocacy focused on racial justice, education and wellness.

YWCA is receiving a DECISION SUPPORT project to provide information and analysis (through landscape analysis, internal and external stakeholder engagement) as the organization expands programming in its Midtown Community Hub.

YWCA of Minneapolis

“The insight gleaned by the Compass team provided us with a better understanding of our membership base and allowed us to more effectively meet the needs of our community. The knowledge gained will have a lasting impact on our organization.”

– YWCA Minneapolis, 2022 Compass client