Fall 2022 Clients

National
New York
Philadelphia
Bay Area

National

PennPAC

Mission: PennPAC harnesses the intellectual talents and professional skills of alumni of the University of Pennsylvania in a meaningful and socially beneficial way.

Project Focus: PennPAC is seeking to redesign its website to best serve its target audiences of alumni volunteers and nonprofit clients. Additionally, the new website will create a more relevant experience for visitors who are seeking to engage with one of the 3 current chapters of PennPAC (NYC, Philadelphia, and the Bay Area). This project will provide a recommended approach for the new website and is targeting volunteers with marketing and communications backgrounds.

New York

Harlem Junior Tennis & Education Program

Mission: HJTEP brings tennis to youth from high-risk, low-income inner-city neighborhoods and offers opportunities for self-development, emphasizing education and a healthy positive code of behavior.

Project Focus: PennPAC will conduct research and give HJTEP guidance as they develop a financial blueprint to understand the implications and sustainability as they assess building a larger facility for their education and tennis programming.

HousingPlus

Mission: HousingPlus provides community-based housing and comprehensive services to women, including women with children, to support them in overcoming poverty, homelessness, addiction, trauma, and the effects of incarceration, in order to build lives of stability, and to define and realize goals for themselves and for their families.

Project Focus: PennPAC will offer HousingPlus strategic guidance so that they can determine how to redesign their operations and organizational structure to meet their current and projected growth needs.

Institute for Music and Neurologic Function

Mission: Through the scientific exploration of music and the brain, the IMNF seeks to establish new knowledge and to develop more effective music therapy treatments to awake, stimulate and heal through the extraordinary power of music.

Mini Project Focus: PennPAC will help IMNF identify business opportunities and reset its strategic plans for the future. IMNF was formerly part of a large umbrella organization and now must develop strategies to sustain itself on its own.

Pro Bono Net

Mission: Pro Bono Net equips individuals with solutions to life-changing legal issues and transforms how the civil justice sector collaborates to tackle justice problems.

Project Focus: PennPAC will assist Pro Bono Net to better articulate a 5 year financial and operational growth plan including staffing and other investments to both acquire and support their client base for their Pro Bono Manager software service. Pro Bono Net is a former PennPAC client.

The Doula Program to Accompany & Comfort

Mission: The Doula Program to Accompany and Comfort minimizes the isolation and loneliness experienced by individuals with life threatening illness who are facing the end of their lives alone.

Mini Project Focus: PennPAC will offer guidance to The Doula Program as they seek to rename their organization to reduce confusion and bolster organizational awareness in regards to the mission and programs.

Philadelphia

Families Behind the Badge Children’s Foundation

Mission: Families Behind the Badge Children’s Foundation is a Philadelphia-based non-profit dedicated to supporting the families of fallen and critically injured first responders and building healthy connections in the communities they serve.

Project Focus: PennPAC Philadelphia will assist Families Behind the Badge Children’s Foundation to develop a system for measuring impact.

Girls First

Mission: Girls First is a tuition-free, out-of-school program for girls in grades one through four; and builds character, instills a positive sense of self, and provides tangible life skills through a creative curriculum of arts exploration, academic reinforcement, and emotional learning.

Project Focus: PennPAC Philadelphia will assist Girls First to explore the potential benefits and risks of establishing an income stream to defray costs associated with a possible expansion (community served) of their program.

Bay Area

La Cocina

Mission: To cultivate low-income food entrepreneurs as they formalize and grow their businesses.

Project Focus: La Cocina has been informally providing advisory and consulting services to other food business incubators around the globe for many years. PennPAC Bay Area will be assisting La Cocina in systematizing this program, increasing their ability to collaborate with other partners while building revenue and impact.

TurnOut

Mission: To mobilize communities to power queer and trans movements.

Project Focus: PennPAC Bay Area will arm TurnOut with tools for evaluating and executing continued geographic expansion with a focus on how to optimize internal resources and identify viable new locations.

Youth Art Exchange

Mission: To spark a shared creative practice between professional artists and public high school students, furthering youth as thinkers, leaders, and artists in San Francisco.

Mini Project Focus: PennPAC Bay Area will provide Youth Art Exchange with a Corporate Development Strategy that will assist the organization in securing dependable, unrestricted funding sources.