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Classic Project Clients

2021-22 Classic Project Clients

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ARLINGTON THRIVE
Arlington, VA | www.arlingtonthrive.org
Arlington Thrive provides same-day emergency financial assistance to help neighbors in need so they can develop the capacity to thrive in their jobs, health, and homes.

Arlington Thrive is receiving a DECISION SUPPORT project to help them make informed and strategic decisions for how to best deliver on their mission during and post-COVID.

 

CENTER FOR ALEXANDRIA’S CHILDREN
Alexandria, VA | www.centerforalexandriaschildren.org
The Center serves as the City of Alexandria’s primary resource for the prevention, investigation, and treatment of child abuse.

The Center is receiving a DECISION SUPPORT project to evaluate the effectiveness of and need for new and existing programs.

 

COMMUNITY ADVOCATES FOR FAMILY AND YOUTH (CAFY)
Upper Marlboro, MD | www.cafyonline.org
CAFY is the only dedicated community-based victim service provider supporting Prince George’s Police Department, and the Cities of Laurel, Greenbelt, and Bowie Police Departments.

CAFY is receiving a TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY project to assess existing technology, data collection, and impact reporting capabilities and identify areas for improvement.

 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SCHOOL OF LAW FOUNDATION
Washington, DC | www.law.udc.edu/
The DC School of Law Foundation promotes excellence in public legal education, specifically through financial support for the students, faculty, and programs of the UDC Clarke School of Law.

The DC School of Law Foundation is receiving a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to develop a strategy to more effectively convey their mission and strengthen their case for support.

 

ENCORE STAGE & STUDIO
Arlington, VA | www.encorestage.org
Encore Stage & Studio inspires young people to develop the creativity, empathy, and confidence they need to forge meaningful connections with peers and have a positive impact in their communities.

Encore Stage & Studio is receiving a DECISION SUPPORT project to help evaluate programming and organizational decisions as they plan for a post-pandemic future.

 

EQUAL RIGHTS CENTER (ERC)
Washington, DC | www.equalrightscenter.org
The ERC is a civil rights organization that identifies and seeks to eliminate unlawful and unfair discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations.

ERC is receiving a DECISION SUPPORT project to evaluate and present options on how best to leverage new funds to increase the impact of the organization.

 

KID POWER
Washington, DC | www.kidpowerdc.org/
Kid Power inspires youth leadership by promoting academic advancement, physical and emotional wellness, and positive civic engagement in underserved communities throughout DC.

Kid Power is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to ensure their mission, vision, and programs are aligned as the building blocks for future strategic planning.

 

LATIN AMERICAN MONTESSORI BILINGUAL PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL (LAMB)
Washington, DC | www.lambpcs.org
LAMB creates a self-directed learning environment in which children build a foundation of knowledge essential for a lifetime of learning, with the goal of biliteracy in English and Spanish.

LAMB is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to evaluate and align their mission and vision as they prepare for a new strategic plan.

 

LATIN AMERICAN YOUTH CENTER (LAYC)
Washington, DC | www.layc-dc.org
LAYC empowers a diverse population of youth to achieve a successful transition to adulthood through multi-cultural, comprehensive, and innovative programs that address social, academic, and career needs.

LAYC is receiving a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to plan for marketing and expanding the impact of an innovative training program.

 

LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF THE NATIONAL CAPITAL AREA (LSSNCA)
Washington, DC | www.lssnca.org
LSSNCA helps refugees and asylum seekers by mobilizing community partners and volunteers to provide social services that offer hope and rebuild lives.

LSSNCA is receiving a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to formalize board recruitment and institute best practices that enhance the effectiveness of their board.

 

NATIONAL BUILDING MUSEUM
Washington, DC | www.nbm.org
The National Building Museum inspires curiosity about the world we design and build through exhibitions, public programs, and more.

The National Building Museum is receiving a TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY project to assess and provide recommendations on existing technology capabilities and data collection processes.

 

NATIONAL THEATRE FOUNDATION
Washington, DC | www.nationaltheatre.org
The National Theatre presents high caliber performing arts programs ranging from Broadway productions to popular entertainment to award-winning educational programming.

The National Theatre Foundation is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to evaluate new and existing programs and strengthen their community impact.

 

NEW ENDEAVORS BY WOMEN (NEW)
Washington, DC | www.nebw.org
NEW partners with homeless women to create new futures by providing housing, fostering the development of life skills, and promoting education and employment to end the cycle of homelessness.

NEW is receiving a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to formalize board best practices and bolster effective engagement.

 

NOVA SCRIPTSCENTRAL
Falls Church, VA | www.novascriptscentral.org
NOVA ScriptsCentral provides quality integrated pharmaceutical care and medication access to low-income uninsured children and adults.

NOVA ScriptsCentral is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to examine its mission, vision, and strategic objectives to ensure that they are positioned to meet the changing needs of the local community.

 

PEN/FAULKNER FOUNDATION
Washington, DC | www.penfaulkner.org
PEN/Faulkner runs five different education programs in Title I schools throughout DC, all of which are intended to empower the next generation of readers and writers by bringing book donations, writing instruction, and free author visits to under-resourced classrooms.

PEN/Faulkner is receiving a FUNDING STRATEGY project to create a plan to diversify their revenue streams and enhance sustainability.

 

REBUILDING TOGETHER MONTGOMERY COUNTY
Gaithersburg, MD | www.rebuildingtogethermc.org/
Rebuilding Together is dedicated to preserving affordable homeownership and revitalizing neighborhoods by mobilizing volunteers in community service.

Rebuilding Together is receiving a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to conduct a market study and analysis of a proposed earned income program.

 

SCAN OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA
Alexandria, VA | www.scanva.org/
SCAN’s mission is to promote the well-being of children, improve parent-child relations, and prevent child abuse and neglect.

SCAN is receiving a TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY project to assess and identify areas for improving its technology capabilities and data collection processes.

 

SPECIAL OLYMPICS DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Washington, DC | www.specialolympicsdc.org
Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities.

Special Olympics is receiving a FUNDING STRATEGY project to assess their current fundraising and development strategy and identify areas for growth.

 

TZEDEK DC
Washington, DC | www.tzedekdc.org
Tzedek DC safeguards the legal rights and financial health of DC residents with low incomes who are dealing with the often-devastating consequences of abusive debt collection practices and other consumer-related issues.

Tzedek DC is receiving a DECISION SUPPORT project to understand options for expanding impact that are aligned with the mission.

 

UNITED STATES CAPITOL HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Washington, DC | www.uschs.org
USCHS is chartered by Congress to educate the public on the history of the U.S. Capitol, its institutions, and the people who have served therein.

USCHS is receiving a FUNDING STRATEGY project to help diversify their revenue streams and expand their impact.

 

WASHINGTON PERFORMING ARTS
Washington, DC | www.washingtonperformingarts.org
Washington Performing Arts champions the arts as a unifying force. Through collaborations with artists, educators, community leaders, and institutional partners, they bring artistic programs to stages, schools, and neighborhoods throughout our nation’s capital.

Washington Performing Arts is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to evaluate key areas of the organization to inform their future strategic planning process.

 

“As a small, grassroots organization, it was important that we received the best possible technical assistance without straining our resources. The Compass team fit all of our needs perfectly. They were competent, prepared, efficient and fun to work with.”

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