Who We Serve

Our collaborative approach to problem-solving and developing effective strategies and actions has included endeavors with established foundations, start-up philanthropies, foundations in the midst of organizational change, and entities that are experiencing growth and evolution.  We have served small family foundations with few or no staff, supporting organizations and community foundations, large regional and national funders, nonprofit organizations and colleges and universities.

Here is a sample of organizations we have served:

Foundations and Philanthropic-Support Organizations

~ The Abington Foundation (Cleveland, OH) ~

~ Austin Memorial Foundation (Cleveland, OH) ~

~ College Access Foundation of California (San Francisco, CA) ~

~ Community Foundation of Greater Buffalo (Buffalo, NY) ~

~ Deaconess Foundation (Cleveland, OH) ~

~ Doll Family Foundation (Shaker Hts., OH) ~

~ The Donley Foundation (Ardmore, PA) ~

~ Dorrance Foundation for Education (Tempe, AZ) ~

Katherine W. & Ezekiel R. Dumke Jr. Foundation (Kaysville, Utah) ~

~ Ellis Center for Educational Excellence (Phoenix, AZ) ~

~ George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation (Salt Lake City, UT) ~

~ Exponent Philanthropy (formerly the Association of Small Foundations) (Washington, DC) ~

~ Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (Seattle, WA) ~

George Gund Foundation (Cleveland, OH) ~

~ Greater New Orleans Foundation (New Orleans, LA) ~

~ Helios Education Foundation (Phoenix, AZ) ~

Indiana Grantmakers Alliance (Indianapolis, IN) ~

Henry M. Jackson Foundation (Seattle, WA) ~

Martha Holden Jennings Foundation (Cleveland, OH) ~

~ Key Trust Company for the Kenneth A. Scott Charitable Trust (Cleveland, OH) ~

~ The Leighty Foundation (Cascade, CO) ~

~ Thomas H. Maren Foundation (Gainesville, FL) ~

~ Oscar G. and Elsa S. Mayer Family Foundation (Madison, WI) ~

~ Burton D. Morgan Foundation (Hudson, OH) ~

~ Oldham Little Church Foundation (Houston, TX) ~

~ Philanthropy Ohio (Columbus, OH) ~

~ Philanthropy Southwest (Dallas, TX) ~

~ Quail Roost Foundation (Taos, NM) ~

~ Stanley Center for Peace and Security (Muscatine, IA) ~

The Stranahan Foundation (Toledo, OH) ~

Toledo Community Foundation (Toledo, OH) ~

Trio Foundation of St. Louis (St. Louis, MO) ~

Harry C. Trexler Trust (Allentown, PA) ~

Winifred Stevens Foundation (Phoenix, AZ) ~

Institutions and Public Sector

~ Cleveland Schools Book Fund, Cleveland State University (Cleveland, OH) ~

~ First Things First (Phoenix, AZ) ~

~ Norton School of Consumer and Family Sciences, University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ) ~

~ Ramsey Executive Education Program, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University (Phoenix, AZ) ~

~Treu-Mart Youth Development Fellowship Program, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, OH) ~

Nonprofit Organizations

~ Center on Education Policy (Washington, DC) ~

~ Center for Leadership in Education (Elyria, OH) ~

~ Citizens League of Lorain (Lorain, OH) ~

~ Common Ground:  The Cindy Nord Center for Renewal (Oberlin, OH) ~

~ Cradle Kalamazoo (Kalamazoo, MI) ~

~ Lake Erie Alliance (Oberlin, OH) ~

 ~ Museum of the Yellowstone (West Yellowstone, MT) ~

 ~ Open Doors Academy (Cleveland, OH) ~

 ~ United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona (Tucson) ~

 ~ Urban Community School (Cleveland, OH) ~

~ YWCA Kalamazoo (Kalamazoo, MI) ~