Community Consulting Teams (CCT)-Atlanta is now accepting applications from nonprofit organizations that can benefit from pro bono consulting services by their teams of volunteer MBA-trained business professionals. Projects can focus in almost any area of business or management, but the project scope should be something that can be completed in about 4-5 months of volunteer time from a team of 4-6 MBAs. Services are free of charge to the non-profit organization. From the pool of qualified applicants, 25-30 projects will be selected. Get started on the application »
CCT gives priority to organizations and projects that meet the following criteria:
- have a 501(c)(3) or equivalent designation
- have an annual budget of less than $10 million (although they work with larger organizations on a case-by-case basis)
- are located in the Metro Atlanta area (local chapters of national organization are acceptable)
- have dynamic leader(s) who are open to advice from third parties
- have a designated paid full-time “executive director”
- have a highly-engaged board, including a member willing to serve as a project champion
- are central/significant to the organization and its mission/future
- are well-defined and tangible; have specific topics to be addressed and deliverables to be produced
- are able to be completed in about 300-400 person-hours (4-5 months of work for a 4-6 person team, at about 4 hours per week)
- are relevant to the skills, training, and backgrounds of our volunteer consultants
Applications are due by
midnight on Friday, October 11, 2013.
Semi-finalists will be selected and interviewed in November, and finalists
selected in mid-December. Projects will kick-off in late January 2014,
and be completed in late May or early June.
Learn more and apply »
If you have any questions about the program or the application process, contact Adrian Sawczuk, CCT Client Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
Consulting Teams (CCT)-Atlanta is
an all-volunteer organization dedicated to making a positive contribution to
the community by helping nonprofit and public sector organizations address
strategic management challenges. Since its inception, CCT-Atlanta has served
more than 200 organizations on projects related to marketing, planning, and
business operations by assigning teams of volunteer Atlanta-area MBAs to business or
management projects submitted by local organizations.
For a full listing of organizations providing management and technical assistance to area nonprofits, be sure to visit the Community Resources section of our web site.
Lauren Kline, Program Associate, Foundation Center-Atlanta