campusCATALYST accepts proposals for the Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters. If your nonprofit is interested in hosting a campusCATALYST team, please see our client handbook for full application details.
campusCATALYST provides small to medium-sized nonprofits with pro-bono consulting for a period of 10 weeks. The engagements are generally aligned with the academic calendar and begin in September, January and March of each year. Proposals are generally due in May, November and February respectfully.
Each student analyst team is comprised of 5 undergraduate student leaders, supported by a MBA mentor and an academic professor. All student Analysts have been selected through a rigorous application process and take a for-credit class on non-profit management and the social sector where client satisfaction and project performance is a large part of the grade.
With an innovative and strategic portfolio approach to impact, Campus Catalyst focuses on five issue areas:
- Youth & Education
- Arts & Culture
From job training programs to affordable healthcare to activities that keep children engaged after school, this approach recognizes that addressing the root poverty-related issues requires a strategic and comprehensive approach that provides critical support and promotes community collaboration.
campusCATALYST teams, supported by their academic and professional advisors, provide service in three key areas:
- Tactical Operations, Strategy & Planning
- Program Evaluation, Organizational Development
- Marketing, Communications, and Development