Greater Washington

Micro Project Clients

Micro Project Clients 2022

ARTREACH
Washington, DC | www.serve.gwu.edu/artreach-gw
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 DECISION SUPPORT project that examines existing and proposed programming and partnership opportunities in order to better serve their audiences.

 

BUILD METRO DC
Washington, DC | www.build.org/dc
BUILD helps youth in under-resourced communities attain career success and entrepreneurial mindsets.

BUILD is receiving a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to review and enhance the board’s organization, structures, roles, and overall effectiveness.

 

CITY KIDS WILDERNESS PROJECT
Washington, DC | www.citykidsdc.org
City Kids Wilderness Project builds resiliency and broadens horizons for DC children through intensive, long-term youth development programming, using natural and wilderness settings.

City Kids Wilderness Project is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to research and evaluate employee compensation practices for their current strategic planning process.

 

COLLEGE TRIBE
Washington, DC | www.collegetribe.org
College Tribe’s mission is to cultivate the character, social competence, and scholarship of 3rd-8th grade boys in Washington, DC.

College Tribe is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to better track and measure the impact of their program and explore modifications to enhance its long-term sustainability.

 

COMMON GOOD CITY FARM
Washington, DC | www.commongoodcityfarm.org
Common Good City Farm aims to create a vibrant, informed, and well-nourished community through urban farming.

Common Good City Farm is receiving a DECISION SUPPORT project to review and evaluate a community outreach program to better engage and serve local residents.

 

CONGRESSIONAL CHORUS
Washington, DC | www.congressionalchorus.org
The Congressional Chorus promotes the choral arts through innovative performances, active community engagement, and provides affordable music education opportunities to aspiring adult singers of all ages and backgrounds.

The Congressional Chorus is receiving a TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY project to assess existing technology capabilities and recommend a strategy for more effectively using existing technology to support the organization’s strategic goals.

 

DANA TAI SOON BURGESS DANCE COMPANY (DTSBDC)
Washington, DC | dtsbdc.org
DTSBDC’s mission is to create and perform modern dance choreographies that sensitively illuminate our multi-faceted American landscape and celebrate diversity, access, and inclusion, while encouraging equity to promote a just world for all.

DTSBDC is receiving a SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS project to help them outline a plan for growth while assessing their short- and long-term sustainability.

 

DANCE INSTITUTE OF WASHINGTON
Washington, DC | www.danceinstituteofwashington.org
Dance Institute of Washington provides children and youth the opportunity to develop artistically, socially, emotionally and intellectually through ballet and diverse dance.

Dance Institute of Washington is receiving a DECISION SUPPORT project to explore business development opportunities that will allow them to serve an increased number of stakeholders.

 

DUMBARTON ARTS & EDUCATION
Washington, DC | www.dumbartonartsed.org
Dumbarton Arts & Education presents programs that promote diversity, community, accessibility, and a love of music and learning throughout Greater Washington.

Dumbarton Arts & Education is receiving a TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY project to more effectively use existing technology to support the organization’s strategic goals.

 

FIHANKRA AKOMA NTOASO (FAN)
Washington, DC | www.fan-dc.org
FAN provides youth in foster care opportunities to nurture their interests and talents, acquire new skills, and gain a sense of personal and group recognition in an atmosphere of hope.

FAN is receiving a SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS project which will analyze its short- and long-term sustainability.

 

HORIZONS GREATER WASHINGTON
Washington, DC | www.horizonsgreaterwashington.org
Horizons Greater Washington prepares students from low-income families to succeed by building academic and life skills outside the traditional school year.

Horizons Greater Washington is receiving a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to develop a year-round marketing roadmap.

 

JUBILEE JUMPSTART
Washington, DC | www.jubileejumpstart.org
Jubilee JumpStart prepares children from low‐income families for success by providing a high‐quality, evidence‐based program, focused on social and emotional well‐being.

Jubilee JumpStart is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to review their organizational structure and position descriptions in order to strengthen the organization and prepare for growth.

 

KEYS FOR THE HOMELESS
Annandale, VA | www.keysforthehomeless.org
KEYS provides essential in-kind, household goods that meet the basic needs of those living in poverty.

KEYS is receiving a DECISION SUPPORT project to help them make informed strategic decisions as they seek to expand their mission to a national level.

 

LIFE ASSET
Washington, DC | www.lifeasset.org
Life Asset seeks to alleviate poverty, expand economic opportunities, and promote dignity and self-reliance by empowering local low-income entrepreneurs with affordable financial products, services, and education.

Life Asset is receiving a DECISION SUPPORT project to evaluate and enhance training opportunities for a wide community of program participants.

 

MIKVA CHALLENGE DC
Washington, DC | www.mikvachallenge.org/locations/washington-dc/
Mikva Challenge DC reaches young people with meaningful opportunities to engage in real-life democratic experiences.

Mikva Challenge DC is receiving a FUNDING STRATEGY project to research messaging strategies that will help diversify their funding and donor base.

 

NEW FUTURES
Washington, DC | www.newfuturesdc.org
New Futures propels underserved young people into the in-demand careers that lead to financial security through educational opportunities.

New Futures is receiving a STRATEGIC MARKETING project to strengthen their digital and social media marketing strategy.

 

RISE-DC
Washington, DC | www.risedc.org
RISE-DC helps low-income youth achieve academic and career success by providing high-quality tutoring and college and career mentoring services – free of charge.

RISE-DC is receiving a SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS project which will analyze its short- and long-term sustainability.

 

ROCK CREEK CONSERVANCY
Bethesda, MD | www.rockcreekconservancy.org
Rock Creek Conservancy’s mission is to restore Rock Creek and its parklands as a natural oasis for all people to appreciate and protect.

Rock Creek Conservancy is receiving a TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY project to recommend a data collection plan and dashboard to easily track progress against organizational goals.

 

SPOOKY ACTION THEATER
Washington, DC | www.spookyaction.org
Spooky Action Theater is a dynamic, young theater company that has been recharging the audience’s imaginative, intuitive, and emotional core by linking artists and audiences.

Spooky Action Theater is receiving a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to review and enhance the board’s organization, structures, roles and responsibilities.

 

THE FAMILY PLACE
Washington, DC | www.thefamilyplacedc.org
The Family Place mission is to empower low-income families and to foster the optimal development of their young children through educational and support services.

The Family Place is receiving a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to review and make recommendations to their current professional development and performance evaluation methods.

 

THEATRE WASHINGTON
Washington, DC | www.theatrewashington.org
Theatre Washington works in partnership with the region’s dynamic professional theatre community to strengthen the theatrical workforce, to cultivate and invigorate audiences, and to celebrate extraordinary theatre on Washington stages.

Theatre Washington is receiving a FUNDING STRATEGY project to assess and make recommendations to their current funding strategy.

 

WOODLEY HOUSE
Washington, DC | www.woodleyhouse.org
Woodley House is an innovative, community-based organization dedicated to helping people with mental illness live full and healthy lives with dignity by providing a full range of safe housing, and mental health services.

Woodley House is receiving a FUNDING STRATEGY project to increase engagement with new and existing donors.

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.

“The team was a great group of talented professionals across a variety of industries. We were able to use all of our different perspectives and talents to provide a better solution for the client.”

DANCE PLACE, Team Member