We know knowledge is power. Therefore, we work in partnership with clients to generate knowledge that is positioned for social justice, equity, and returning power to those who have been disenfranchised.

We coach, train, and support nonprofits, governments, foundations, and corporate CSRs in creating, demonstrating, communicating, and using impact.

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Strategic. Responsive. Results.


Partnerships for Strategic ImpactTM brings a combined 26 years of higher education and more than 30 years championing local change initiatives across a wide range of organizations focused on improving lives and leveraging knowledge for social justice. We have completed the research, wrestled with the issues, mastered the statistics, and done the front-line work! We have distilled all we know into simple concepts you can use right now.

Maryfrances has been a long-time strategic partner with the Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE). She's trained our members on all aspects of organizational and program evaluation, and she's been a true consulting partner. Whether working with CNE staff to help local coalitions increase their impact or co-authoring our collaboration Roadmap, she's dedicated, personable, professional and extremely knowledgeable.
Cristine Nardi, Executive Director
Cristine Nardi, Executive Director
Center for Nonprofit Excellence