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Unlock the power of marketing and PR for your nonprofit or social enterprise with Prosper Strategies, The Changemaker’s Agency.

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Marketing makes a difference.

Your organization has a meaningful mission. You’re working to improve literacy, end hunger, fight for social justice or simply build a business that makes the world a better place. But you know you can’t achieve your full potential without the support of smart, metrics-driven marketing.

That’s where we come in.

Prosper Strategies is a Chicago-based marketing and PR firm that works exclusively with enterprising nonprofits and companies with a cause. Every day, we help our clients grow their bottom lines and their impact.

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What We Do

From our years of experience working with fast-growing social enterprises and innovative nonprofits, we know what it takes to make an impact on your goals, mission and bottom line through marketing. We work with organizations like yours in four distinct ways:

Brand Strategy and Marketing Planning

Your brand is so much more than your logo, name and color scheme. It’s a promise that conveys who you are, what you do and why it matters, and it’s a critical tool for driving both internal cohesion and mission impact. We help nonprofits and social enterprises like yours better define or even completely reimagine your brands. Then, we work with you to develop the marketing plans and strategies you need to bring your brand to life, advance your organization’s goals and make a bigger mission impact.


If you need an agency partner to bring the strategies and plans we’ve built together to life, we’re ready for a long-term relationship. Every day, our team of skilled marketers implement campaigns that involve tactics like inbound marketing, content marketing, media relations, social media, and web and search optimization  for nonprofits and social enterprises like yours.


If your team has the resources and desire to fulfill your organization’s day-to-day marketing needs internally but you lack the necessary structure or skillsets, our Marketing Enablement services may be a great fit for you. Get the training and coaching you need to make marketing a bigger contributor to your organization’s impact.

Education and Insights

Marketing is a rapidly evolving practice in nonprofit and social enterprise sectors. We’re committed to helping you stay ahead of the curve with research, insights, webinars and other resources that will empower you to work smarter. We also speak around the country on nonprofit marketing and teach the only online course on nonprofit brand and marketing strategy, Changemaker Marketing Lab Online.

How We Do It

At Prosper Strategies, we follow a proven 4-D Approach, specifically designed to deliver measurable results for enterprising nonprofits and companies with a cause.

We DISCOVER your unique positioning and opportunities to differentiate your organization through a robust research process.

We DESIGN a multifaceted marketing strategy to help your changemaking organization achieve its goals.

We DRIVE results through a strategic combination of tactics that can include media relations, social media, search and web optimization,  content, inbound marketing and more.

We DELIVER a return on your investment tracked through detailed metrics dashboards that help you make smarter decisions and directly tie marketing efforts to bottom-line growth and mission impact.


Prosper Strategies is a B Corp because we believe in using our business as a force for good. The B Corp assessment gives us a rigorous framework against which to measure our impact as we continue to scale our firm.

  • Prosper Strategies helped us identify the attributes that make our organization truly unique, and assembled a marketing plan that effectively communicates these strengths to the public, other organizations and foundations. The messaging guides, calendars, and other materials created by Prosper are now central to IEC's communications strategy.

    Jennifer Walling
    Jennifer Walling Executive Director, Illinois Environmental Council
  • We’re extremely fortunate to have Prosper Strategies as our communications partner. Thanks to their media outreach efforts, the team at Prosper helped put Challenge Detroit on the map and their ongoing efforts ensure donors, supporters, the Detroit community and well beyond know who we are and our commitment to bringing together a diverse group of leaders to make a positive impact in Detroit and the region.

    Dierdre Greene Groves
    Dierdre Greene Groves Executive Director, Challenge Detroit
  • Nonprofit HR enjoys working with marketing professionals that listen and understand their clients' needs. Prosper Strategies is not just our marketing partner, but we consider them to be a strategic team that gets how we work. Prosper Strategies offers sound marketing counsel and guidance that is forward thinking and very much in line with how we need to approach the industry we serve.

    Patty Hampton
    Patty Hampton Vice President/Managing Partner, Nonprofit HR

Interested in partnering with Prosper Strategies?

Let’s discuss your goals and what we can do to help you get there.