The Board’s Financial Literacy

Boards of directors charged as stewards of an organization have to be fundamentally knowledgeable about and actively engaged in the business models of the organizations they govern. How many of your board members can read your organization's financials?  Following the...

Reverse Mentoring

An insightful post by Sharlene Gandhi in the Stanford Social Innovation Review (7/19) on how the idea of reverse mentoring can contribute to an organizational culture of mutual exchange that crosses hierarchy, age, position, and demographics.  Worth a read....

Make-It Springfield, MA

ADC completed a comprehensive strategic planning project for Make-It Springfield, a community-based makerspace located in downtown Springfield, Massachusetts. Beginning as a 30-day pilot project in a vacant storefront, in just under two years Make-It Springfield has...

The Seebaldt Pilot, Detroit MI

Ann Donner Consulting (ADC) was a member of The Seebaldt Pilot (TSP) project team. TSP was the result of a 4-year community-driven partnership between the transdisciplinary design firm, studio[Ci], the grassroots community group, It Starts at Home (IS@H), and...