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2020-21 Micro Projects
Washington, DC | www.broadfutures.org
Broad Futures helps advance the inherent potential of young adults with learning disabilities in the work force through partnerships that foster independence, self-advocacy, and successful employment.
BroadFutures is seeking a DECISION SUPPORT project to help them make informed and strategic decisions for how to best deliver its mission during and post-COVID.
Capital Area Asset Builders
Washington, DC | www.caab.org
Capital Area Asset Builders (CAAB) create opportunities for low- and moderate-income individuals in the greater DC region to build financial security, savings, and wealth for the future.
CAAB is seeking a FUNDING STRATEGY project which will examine the board’s roles and responsibilities around fundraising and make recommendations for greater effectiveness.
Washington, DC | www.cityblossoms.org
City Blossoms develops and implements innovative programming and tools that build healthy neighborhoods and schools through creative, kid-driven green spaces.
City Blossoms is seeking a DECISION SUPPORT project to help them make informed and strategic decisions for how to best deliver its mission during and post-COVID.
Washington, DC | www.compassprobono.org
Compass’ mission is to inspire the active engagement of business professionals with their local nonprofits to transform communities.
Compass is seeking a TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY project to assess how data collection processes and analysis can better support decision-making.
Family & Youth Initiative
Washington, DC | www.dcfyi.org
Family & Youth Initiative creates a caring supportive community of adults and teens by matching youth with host parents and mentors and helping them find adoptive families.
Family & Youth Initiative is seeking a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to conduct a board gap and performance assessment.
Family Place DC
Washington, DC | www.thefamilyplacedc.org
The Family Place DC 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 DC is seeking a FUNDING STRATEGY project to research cultivation strategies that increase donor contributions and engagement.
Father McKenna Center
Washington, DC | www.fathermckennacenter.org
The Father McKenna Center cares for families struggling with food insecurity and men facing homelessness by providing food, shelter, clothing and services to support their journey toward stability, productivity, meaning and hope.
The Father McKenna center is seeking a FUNDING STRATEGY project to diversify their funding and donor base.
Fihankra Akoma Ntoaso (FAN)
Washington, DC | www.fan-dc.org
FAN serves teens in foster care by providing an after school and summertime “home base” with trained and supportive staff and programs.
FAN is seeking a TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY project to review new and existing metrics that measure program impact.
Washington, DC | www.fishingschool.org
The Fishing School prepares elementary and middle school youth for success in high school and life by improving their academic performance and life skills.
The Fishing School is seeking a TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY project to assess and make recommendations to optimize technology capabilities throughout the organization.
Washington, DC | www.hyacinths.org
Hyacinth’s Place provides permanent affordable housing to women who are homeless and living with a mental health diagnosis.
Hyacinth’s Place is seeking a FUNDING STRATEGY project to increase and diversify their funding.
Washington, DC | www.invision.inseries.org
IN Series makes theater from music: transforming artists, audiences, and community by nourishing empathy, stimulating insight, and opening conversations.
IN Series is seeking a TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY project to recommend a strategy for more effectively using existing technology to support the organization’s strategic goals.
Joe’s Movement Emporium
Mount Rainier, MD | www.joesmovement.org
Joe’s Movement Emporium is a cultural arts hub that inspires creativity through cultural experiences supporting arts education, job training and a creative community.
Joe’s Movement Emporium is seeking a TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY project to analyze existing technology capabilities throughout the organization.
Multicultural Career Intern Program
Washington, DC | www.checdc.org
The aligned missions of the Multicultural Career Intern Program (MCIP) and its DCPS partner, Columbia Heights Educational Campus, are to create an academically rigorous professional learning community that respects and responds to the diverse needs of underserved at-risk youth.
MCIP is seeking a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to conduct a board gap and performance assessment.
New Endeavors By Women
Washington, DC | www.nebw.org
New Endeavors By Women (NEW) transforms the lives of homeless women by providing housing, fostering the development of life skills, and promoting education and employment, to end the cycle of homelessness.
NEW is seeking a SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS project which will analyze its short- and long-term sustainability.
Nu Sass Productions
Washington, DC | www.nusass.com
Nu Sass Productions strives to encourage women in all aspects of theater, especially in those roles traditionally occupied by men, with the overall goal to create engaging, thought-provoking art while being a responsible local and global citizen.
Nu Sass is seeking a SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS project to help them outline a plan for growth while assessing their short- and long-term sustainability.
Plants and Blooms ReImagined
Washington, DC | www.plantsandbloomsreimagined.org
Plants and Blooms ReImagined uses donated and repurposed plants and flowers to create educational and therapeutic programs that enrich the lives of under-resourced and marginalized communities.
Plants and Blooms ReImagined is seeking an INCUBATOR project to conduct a SWOT analysis that will inform their eventual strategic planning process.
Platform of Hope
Washington, DC | www.platformofhopedc.org
The Platform of Hope takes a collaborative approach to help low-income families define and pursue success by providing them a support platform of coordinated resources in a close-knit community experience.
The Platform of Hope is seeking a TECHNOLOGY STRATEGY project to review metrics that measure program impact.
Sitar Arts Center
Washington, DC | www.sitarartscenter.org
Sitar Arts Center engages underserved children and teens in the highest quality visual, performing, and digital arts.
Sitar Arts Center is seeking a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to interview stakeholders regarding the organization’s mission and values as a key input into their strategic planning process.
Washington, DC | www.solasnua.org
Solas Nua, ‘new light’ in Irish, is the only organization in the United States dedicated exclusively to contemporary Irish arts.
Solas Nua is seeking a SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS project which will analyze its short- and long-term sustainability.
Washington, DC | www.theatrewashington.org
theatreWashington creates and invigorates audiences, strengthens the region’s theatrical workforce, and celebrates excellence on Washington stages.
theatreWashington is seeking a BOARD DEVELOPMENT project to review and enhance the board’s organization, structures, roles and responsibilities, and recruiting practices.
Washington, DC | www.tzedekdc.org
Tzedek DC’s mission is to safeguard the legal rights of low-income DC residents dealing with often unjust, abusive, and illegal debt collection practices, as well as other consumer protection problems like credit reporting issues, identity theft, and predatory lending.
Tzedek DC is seeking a STRATEGIC ALIGNMENT project to research and evaluate a new program.
Washington Inner City Lacrosse Foundation (WINNERS Lacrosse)
Washington, DC | www.winnerslacrosse.org
WINNERS uses character based education and the sport of lacrosse as vehicles to teach life skills to boys and girls from the inner city neighborhoods of Washington, DC.
WINNERS is seeking a SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS project to analyze their short- and long-term sustainability.
Washington Literacy Center
Washington, DC | www.washlit.org
Washington Literacy Center’s mission is to raise the literacy level of adults in Washington, DC, such that they may function on the job, in the family, and in society.
Washington Literacy Center is seeking a FUNDING STRATEGY project to research strategies on how to diversify their funding sources.
We Happy Few
Washington, DC | www.wehappyfewdc.com
We Happy Few creates innovative and accessible dramatic presentations of classic texts.
We Happy Few is seeking a FUNDING STRATEGY project to assess and improve their current fundraising strategy.
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 seeking a SUSTAINABILITY ANALYSIS project to assess their short- and long-term sustainability.