Client Application

The deadline for nonprofits to apply for a 2020-21 Classic Project has passed. Please check back in April 2021 for our 2021-22 nonprofit client application.

For more information on our Classic Projects and Service Lines, you can review our Consulting Services and Nonprofit FAQs.

If you would like to inquire about a Compass project in the future or be added to our email distribution, please contact Beth Dahle at

2020-21 Eligibility Requirements

  • 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations
  • Mission that benefits Greater Philadelphia*
  • Minimum budget of $500,000
  • Local active Board of Directors

We do not accept clients that promote specific religious or political beliefs.

*Includes PA counties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia, and Camden County, NJ

Application Process

  • Client application is open April to July.
  • From June to August, Compass interviews the Executive Director and Board Chair of all applicants that meet the basic criteria to determine the readiness for a Compass project.
  • Compass announces clients in mid-August.
  • Project Leaders begin working with clients in September. Teams will be formed, trained, and working by late October, with projects completed before June.