Greater Washington

Micro Project Clients

Micro Project Clients 2023

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1st Stage
Tysons, VA |
1st Stage is a professional theatre that produces thought-provoking performances while offering support and resources to the region’s most talented artists.

1st Stage is receiving a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to help create a marketing plan that meets their post-pandemic needs and helps them connect with new local audiences.

Actors’ Center
Washington, DC |
The Actors’ Center aims to enrich the lives and support the artistic and professional growth of actors at every stage of their career – from those who have just discovered their love of the craft to professional actors ready for their next gig.

The Actors’ Center is receiving a NEW VENTURES project to explore new facilities options that will transform their organization into a multipurpose community center for the DC acting community.

Alliance for New Music-Theatre
Washington, DC |
Alliance for New Music-Theatre nurtures the creation, development, and performance of new works, and fosters the professional development and collaboration of artists across cultures.

Alliance for New Music-Theatre is receiving a FUNDING STRATEGY project to diversify their funding model while keeping with the mission of the organization.

Alliance of Concerned Men
Washington, DC |
Alliance of Concerned Men focuses on youth crime and violence intervention/prevention through community mobilization, social intervention, opportunities, and education and training.

Alliance of Concerned Men is receiving a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to leverage valuable current partnerships and create a system for capturing and managing new partnership opportunities.

Anne Frank House
Washington, DC |
Anne Frank House provides long-term supportive housing and social services to adults with chronic mental illness or other disabilities who, without assistance, would otherwise be homeless.

Anne Frank House is receiving a NEW VENTURES project to assess an alternative ways to provide permanent supportive housing (PSH).

Washington, DC |
ArtReach is part of the George Washington University’s Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service and aspires to be a cornerstone for community engagement through visual art-based work.

ArtReach is receiving a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to evaluate and clarify the ArtReach brand identity and messaging.

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Washington, DC |
Atlas Performing Arts Center provides a shared space that inspires exceptional performances, events, and initiatives that enlighten, entertain, and reflect the best of the arts and our humanity.

Atlas Performing Arts Center is receiving a TECHNOLOGY & DATA STRATEGY project to evaluate their current data and data collection processes as part of an overall data strategy for the organization.

Avant Bard Theatre
Arlington, VA |
Avant Bard Theatre is dedicated to producing classic works and showcasing the best emerging talent in the region mentored by seasoned, professional theater artists.

Avant Bard Theatre is receiving a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to boost board engagement, board recruitment practices, and review existing governance structures.

Washington, DC |
BEST Kids connects with youth in foster care to build healthy and successful futures through long-lasting mentor relationships.

BEST Kids is receiving a FUNDING STRATEGY project to help them diversify their revenue streams and institute fundraising best practices.

D.C. Policy Center
Washington, DC |
The D.C. Policy Center arms decisionmakers with fact-based, unbiased, and reliable research and analyses to help create a vibrant local economy that can maximize opportunities for residents, workers, and businesses.

The D.C. Policy Center is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to review their program impact and metrics to better measure and demonstrate their success to current and potential supporters.

Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company (DTSBDC)
Washington, DC |
DTSBDC is a culturally diverse company that performs dances and implements educational programs that uplift, inspire and bring new insights to audiences in Washington, DC, around the United States, and the world.

DTSBDC is receiving a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to clarify board roles and responsibilities, determine optimal board structure, and institute board best practices.

Empower DC
Washington, DC |
Empower DC leads grassroots organizing and leadership development activities with low/moderate income DC residents to advance affordable housing and equitable development, environmental justice, and racial equity.

Empower DC is receiving a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to evaluate their current governance structure, and recommend board engagement and recruitment practices.

Family & Youth Initiative
Washington, DC |
Family & Youth Initiative creates a supportive community and lasting relationships for teens and young adults who are in or have aged out of foster care.

Family & Youth Initiative is receiving a FUNDING STRATEGY project to define board fundraising responsibilities and review fundraising committee strategies.

The Family Place
Washington, DC |
The Family Place empowers low-income families to foster the optimal development of their young children through educational and support services.

The Family Place is receiving a NEW VENTURES project to assess the feasibility of an early childhood education center.

FH Faunteroy Community Enrichment Center (FCEC)
Washington, DC |
FCEC empowers the community by providing consistent, high-quality programming embedded in community needs with opportunities for enrichment, education, and exposure to enable resiliency and sustained successes.

FCEC is receiving a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to help define the marketing and branding strategy for the new Resilience Incubator @ FH Faunteroy.

Genesys Works
Washington, DC |
Genesys Works provides pathways to career success for high school students in underserved communities through skills training, meaningful work experiences, and impactful relationships.

Genesys Works is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to identify new employer or industry partners as they expand from Fairfax into DC.

Georgetown Ministry Center
Washington, DC |
Georgetown Ministry Center guides service-resistant, chronically homeless individuals towards stability through provision of a safe and welcoming environment where everyone is treated with respect.

Georgetown Ministry Center is receiving a NEW VENTURES project to explore the financial, operational, and strategic feasibility of a proposed bridge housing program.

Girls Rock! DC
Washington, DC |
Girls Rock! DC works at the intersection of art and activism, providing music programs for young people to learn, grow, and use the power of their communities.

Girls Rock! DC is receiving a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to develop a strategic marketing roadmap to diversify their audience and donor base.

Horizons Greater Washington
Washington, DC |
Horizons Greater Washington advances educational equity by building long-term partnerships with students, families, communities, and schools to create experiences outside of school that inspire the joy of learning.

Horizons Greater Washington is receiving a TECHNOLOGY & DATA STRATEGY project to review their current technology capabilities and data management processes and provide recommendations based on best practices.

Reach Incorporated
Washington, DC |
Reach Incorporated develops grade-level readers and capable leaders by preparing teens to serve as tutors and role models for younger students, resulting in improved literacy outcomes for both.

Reach is receiving a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to review and provide recommendations for board committee structure and processes, by-laws and policies, member responsibilities and orientation process.

SchoolHouse Connection
Washington, DC |
SchoolHouse Connection works to overcome homelessness by providing strategic advocacy and assistance in partnership with early childhood programs, schools, institutions of higher education, service providers, families, and youth.

SchoolHouse Connection is receiving a NEW VENTURES project to create an operational plan to support sales, high-quality delivery, and sustainability of a new online training series.

Synetic Theater
Arlington, VA |
Synetic redefines theater by blending innovative techniques and movement, investing in artists’ growth, and creating unforgettable visceral experiences for every audience.

Synetic Theater is receiving a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to review board roles and responsibilities, identify board gaps, and recommend board recruitment strategies.

Washington Inner City Lacrosse Foundation (WINNERS Lacrosse)
Washington, DC |
WINNERS promotes the physical, social, and emotional well-being of DC’s diverse youth by removing socio-economic, racial, and other barriers to playing lacrosse, providing mentorship through coaches and staff, and encouraging behaviors that will empower children to build their own success on and off the field.

WINNERS is receiving a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to develop a marketing roadmap aimed at reaching new audiences.

Woodley House
Washington, DC |
Woodley House enables Washington, DC residents with mental health disorders to live full and healthy lives with dignity by providing supportive housing and services.

Woodley House is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to review their permanent supportive housing (PSH) program and provide recommendations on metrics, organizational structures, and best practices.

Words Beats & Life
Washington, DC |
Words Beats & Life’s mission is to transform individual lives and communities through Hip-Hop culture in all its forms.

Words Beats & Life is receiving a FUNDING STRATEGY project to assess current fundraising efforts and provide recommendations for diversification and enhanced donor cultivation.

Volunteering with Compass

Compass provides pro bono consulting services to nonprofits in Greater Washington. Our consulting projects are completed by teams of volunteers from the local business community. These volunteer teams are carefully selected and trained, and are supported by Compass throughout the entirety of the project.