How We Do It

Our work with nonprofits is based on the Shared Power StrategyTM philosophy and the Nonprofit Impact SystemTM method.

The Nonprofit Impact System
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Shared Power StrategyTM

A philosophy that says we must redistribute the power to shape our nonprofit’s strategies to our stakeholders, especially the people and communities we serve, in order to build more effective, inclusive organizations.

The Nonprofit Impact SystemTM

A practical, actionable method for optimizing every aspect of your nonprofit and achieving peak organizational effectiveness.

Together, this method and philosophy put people at the center of everything we do and ensure our nonprofit strategy work advances equity.

Explore Our Work

We work with nonprofits like yours to tackle complex challenges and build smart strategies that are aligned with the priorities of their stakeholders. Browse some of our recent projects to see how.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Learn how Boys & Girls Clubs of America partnered with Prosper Strategies to evaluate their messaging and evolve toward a more strength-based, equity-centered approach to communications.

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McCormick Foundation

Let us show you how the Robert R. McCormick Foundation Communities Program partnered with Prosper to transform their messaging, grow their donor base and exceed their fundraising goals.

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Comer Education Campus

Find out Comer Education Campus partnered with Prosper Strategies to rebrand and develop the accompanying marketing and communications plan — leading to a 13.8% increase in fundraising from the previous year.

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iMentor

Learn how iMentor Chicago partnered with Prosper Strategies to develop their messaging, identify new donors and build their case for support.

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Resilience

The organization formerly known as Rape Victim Advocates rebranded to become Resilience, transformed its messaging, and grew its impact. Here’s how they did it.

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VOA Illinois

Find out how VOA Illinois (Volunteers of America – Illinois) collaborated with Prosper Strategies to create transformative messaging and an updated brand identity.

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First Graduate

Learn how First Graduate completed a three-year strategic plan that was equitable, inclusive and would guide their organization for the next several years of growth.

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SeriousFun Children’s Network

Learn how SeriousFun Children’s Network built a strategic plan to strengthen their Network of 30 Member Camps and Partner Programs.

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Candor Health Education

Discover how the organization formerly known as the Robert Crown Center for Health Education rebranded to become Candor Health Education and better communicated the scope and impact of their work.

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Earthfire Institute

Find out Earthfire Institute partnered with Prosper Strategies to build out their messaging, attract key donors and develop a strategic plan.

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