Capacity Building

Norton Museum of Art

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Over a period of 15 years, TWG served as a strategic advisor and campaign consultant to the renowned Norton Museum of Art located in West Palm Beach, Florida. TWG designed and supported three major campaigns for the museum, which engaged hundreds of board members, staff members, and volunteers. In addition to designing and executing an [...]

Jhpiego

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An international health services organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Jhpiego is devoted to improving access to healthcare for women and their families throughout the developing world.  TWG was retained to assist Jhpiego with the installation of a campaign-style major gift program focused on developing private, charitable support for value-added programming, service delivery innovations and [...]

EMP Museum

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Based in Seattle, EMP Museum is the world’s first museum devoted to the exploration of creativity and innovation in music and popular culture. Working with the founders as well as the board, CEO, and staff, TWG developed a business plan and strategy for EMP’s growth. The plan reimagined EMP’s role as a valued community resource [...]

Opera Carolina

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Opera Carolina is one of Charlotte, North Carolina’s major cultural assets and a leading regional opera company. Opera Carolina offers a creative schedule of programs and activities—ranging from main stage productions to innovative education and community programs that make opera more accessible to the public. TWG was retained to work with the board and its [...]

Friends of the High Line

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The Friends of the High Line (FHL) is the nonprofit caretaker of the High Line, the extraordinary public park located 30 feet above ground on abandoned elevated train tracks on New York City’s West Side. Early in its existence, FHL retained TWG to assist the founders, board, and staff with the ambitious challenge of creating [...]

The Children’s Aid Society

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The Children’s Aid Society (CAS) helps children in poverty to succeed and thrive by providing comprehensive supports to children and their families in targeted high-needs New York City neighborhoods. TWG was retained to create a strategic plan, which was subsequently embraced by the Board. The strategy and related funding plan called for CAS to implement [...]

Coney Island Development Corporation

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In collaboration with New York City’s Economic Development Corporation, the Coney Island Development Corporation sought to develop a strategy for the revitalization of the Coney Island community. TWG was selected to create a business plan and financial strategy for this initiative, which centered on the renovation and development of five “community anchors”—including the B&B Carousell, [...]

Hoboken Dual Language Charter School

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An entrepreneurial kindergarten through eighth grade charter school located in Hoboken, New Jersey, Hoboken Dual Language Charter School (HoLa) offers a dual language (Spanish/English) curriculum that seeks to foster a culture of academic success and nurture the social-emotional and personal development of each child. Integral to HoLa’s success is its ability to offer value-added programming [...]

The LAMP

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Based in New York City, The LAMP, is an innovative nonprofit on the leading edge of education-based technology. The program serves at-risk and underserved populations that often lack access to media tools. The LAMP provides hands-on learning opportunities for students, parents, and educators and teaches them how to comprehend, create, and critique media.  One of [...]

The Newark Museum

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New Jersey’s preeminent and largest museum of art and science, the Newark Museum manages world class collections, conducts nationally-renowned education programs, and serves as a civic and cultural anchor in the City of Newark.  TWG was retained as an advisor to the director and board to help prepare for and conduct a $37.5 million campaign. [...]

The Brotherhood/Sister Sol

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This Harlem-based youth development organization provides long-term support services to Black and Latino youth who range in age from eight to twenty-two. The Brotherhood/Sister Sol (Bro/Sis) operates after school care and other programs with a focus on leadership development and academic achievement. TWG was asked to guide the board, the executive staff, and a range [...]

Community Access

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Community Access is a forty-year old community development corporation committed to providing affordable housing and appropriate support services for formally homeless people living with mental health concerns. TWG was asked by the CEO to help create a business plan for a new Office of Development and Communications.  TWG also worked with the board and senior [...]

Weeksville Heritage Center

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Weeksville Heritage Center is an historic site and multidisciplinary museum dedicated to preserving the history of the 19th century African-American community of Weeksville, Brooklyn—one of America’s first free black communities.  As Weeksville considered the value in making the transition from a modest local project to a regionally important cultural institution, TWG was engaged to assist [...]

Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn

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Founded in 1858, the Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn have been an enduring educational force in New York and the eastern United States.  Like many religious communities, the Brothers faced a rapidly retiring population and an associated decline in stipend revenue. TWG was engaged to develop a long-term business plan for the Community and to assemble [...]

Social Impact Exchange

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The Social Impact Exchange is a nonprofit intermediary created to advance a revolutionary idea—using private equity-style strategies to scale nonprofit organizations that have an effective, evidence-based solution to a significant social problem. Working with the organization’s president and leadership team, TWG developed a business plan that called for groups of foundations and philanthropists to join [...]

Marymount School of New York

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Marymount School of New York is one of the city’s most prestigious private schools for girls. TWG was retained as campaign consultant to assist the board in raising $20 million to acquire, renovate, and furnish a townhouse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side to house Marymount’s Middle School program. Providing oversight for the work of the [...]

Pratt Institute

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Pratt Institute is one of the world’s leading colleges of art, design, and architecture. On the cusp of its 125th anniversary, the Brooklyn-based institution retained TWG to guide a comprehensive strategic planning process that would drive the school’s educational mission and vision for the next decade. TWG’s inclusive planning process sought advice from all stakeholders [...]

The School of American Ballet

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Established by legendary choreographer George Balanchine in 1934, the School of American Ballet (SAB) is today the premier ballet academy in the United States. At a time when the school anticipated needing significant new resources, the president asked TWG to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the school’s fundraising and communication functions and to explore the [...]