Minneapolis-St. Paul


Harness the power of your community

We provide highly personalized consulting projects to nonprofits by leveraging the skills of local business professionals. For more information, subscribe to our mailing list, or contact Mary Uran, Managing Director, at muran@compassprobono.org.
Code Savvy, 2022 Compass client

We provide highly personalized consulting projects to our nonprofit clients by recruiting, training, and supporting teams of volunteer business professionals. The projects last four months, and have an in-kind value of approximately $75,000 – provided free of charge! The application closed on October 27.


  • Application dates: September 11 – October 27
  • Clients selected: mid-November
  • Client orientation: January
  • Project duration: late January to late May

Service Lines
Our consulting projects are organized into service lines, view the full descriptions here. Applicants are strongly encouraged to schedule a conversation with Mary Uran at muran@compassprobono.org to discuss project options.


Eligibility Requirements

  • Registered IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit
  • Local mission – benefits the Twin Cities community
  • Mission does not promote specific religious beliefs or political parties
  • Ability to support a team of six consultants during a 5-month engagement:
      • Executive Director meets weekly with Compass Pro Bono Project Leader
      • Organization hosts introductory meeting with Compass Pro Bono team
      • Staff available to provide information and answer questions for team
      • Access to Board Members for interviews and Board meetings for key team presentations
YWCA of Minneapolis

On Demand engagements are short-term (eight weeks) pro bono services in which Compass matches one volunteer with one nonprofit to address an immediate strategic challenge. For more information, click here.