Current Clients

Below is our list of Fall 2020 clients and projects.

See our list of current project team members.

New York
Bay Area

New York

Mission: To educate responsible citizen-scholars for success in the college of their choice and a life of active citizenship.

Project Focus: PennPAC will evaluate Democracy Prep’s near-to-peer advising program that works with their recent alumni to increase college persistence and graduation rates. The project will examine the staffing and delivery model necessary to support an increasing number of recent graduates. In addition, this project will enable stronger peer support and faster response times to resolve critical issues and reduce college attrition.

Mission: To meet the needs of a diverse and vibrant Brooklyn.

Project Focus: PennPAC will provide recommendations for establishing a Junior Board to engage a younger constituency that will support FDC’s strategic priorities.

Mission: To empower immigrant children to develop resilience, attain stability, and reach their full potential.

Project Focus: PennPAC will develop recommendations on the appropriate structure for replicating the program model given its resources and the current social, political and economic climate. PennPAC will also provide guidance on a funding strategy compatible with this effort.

Mission: To empower families and individuals to maximize their abilities to succeed through culturally sensitive health promotion, family support services and advocacy.

Mini Project Focus: The objective of this Mini project is to help Central Brooklyn-based Diaspora establish systems to collect, aggregate, and analyze data that can address specific areas of its programs. This will help Diaspora communicate to external stakeholders and make strategic decisions on program design and implementation.

Mission: To make running accessible and inclusive by providing adaptive running programs for schools and communities that serve individuals with disabilities.

Mini Project Focus: This Mini project will work to identify an appropriate fee structure for Fast Feet’s curriculum package to enable geographic expansion. The project will also consider where to focus growth in terms of the cities and types of institutions best suited to host the program.

Mission: To build, grow and sustain worker-owned green businesses to create a strong, local, and democratic economy rooted in racial and gender equity.

Mini Project Focus: PennPAC will work to provide Green Worker Cooperatives’ with best practices in the areas of operations, financial systems, and funding opportunities. The project will provide recommendations on how to make improvements in these areas to increase efficiency, reduce risk and diversify revenues.



Bay Area

Mission: To support and promote a nonprofit sector that is a major contributor to the economic and social health of San Mateo County.

Project Focus: PennPAC Bay Area will provide Thrive with a current, quantitative Landscape Analysis of the county’s nonprofit sector with an evaluation of areas where Strategic Alliances between organizations have the potential to improve non-profit sustainability, efficiency and community value.