Strategies to Achieve Social Impact
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At TCC Group, we are passionate about helping the social sector achieve greater impact. Since 1980, we have developed strategies and programs that enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of foundations, nonprofits, corporate community involvement programs, and government agencies. From offices in New York City, Philadelphia, and San Francisco, we work with diverse clients – from large funders and nonprofits to smaller organizations that want to tap our knowledge to determine pragmatic ways to solve everyday problems.

Our consulting staff are excellent strategists, program developers, capacity builders, and evaluators. We have wide-ranging expertise and on-the-ground experience in fields such as education, arts and culture, community and economic development, human services, environmental conservation, and health care. We are critical thinkers, effective communicators, and skilled facilitators.

TCC Group is known for innovation and rigor. We offer hands-on support designing and implementing solutions that combine objectivity with enthusiasm, direction with responsiveness, and discipline with flexibility. Our unique strength lies in the ability to leverage knowledge from our complementary practices, which build on and inform one another. This holistic view informs every project, as we help clients devise strategies, implement plans, evaluate progress and outcomes, and make ongoing improvements.

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Grow Stronger & Achieve Greater Impact
Grow Stronger & Achieve Greater Impact

What do legal advocacy and organizational effectiveness have in common? TCC Group CEO Richard Mittenthal shares his takeaways from the Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) 2016 National Conference in Minneapolis. 

Are There Too Many Cooks in Your Nonprofit’s Strategic Planning Kitchen?
Are There Too Many Cooks in Your Nonprofit’s Strategic Planning Kitchen?

It’s not about the number of cooks in your kitchen, but about each of their distinct roles. Learn how to identify the chef de cuisine, sous chef, line cooks, and patrons in your nonprofit’s strategic planning process.

Our 9 Types of Evaluation Work – Which are Useful to You?
Our 9 Types of Evaluation Work – Which are Useful to You?

What are we talking about when we say “evaluation”? How do you know what type of evaluation your organization needs? It’s start off with identifying what key question(s) you are trying to answer. Take a look at the nine types of evaluation work we do at TCC Group – aligned with key questions – to help you determine which type of evaluation is right for your organization.

How Media Affects Social Change
How Media Affects Social Change

Media, and more importantly its ability to reach the public and provide commentary, has been present ever since the existence of a town crier.  The tradition of oration has evolved to broadsheet, books, radio, television, and now, to the digital age. I’ve been an evaluator for over 25 years and, over the last several years, have done a deep dive into the world of media, its role in communities, and how it can contribute to social and community change.

One Size Does Not Fit All: Program Management Software Solutions
One Size Does Not Fit All: Program Management Software Solutions

As today’s leading companies launch and expand corporate citizenship programs, they continue to seek greater social and environmental impact. While they operate at various levels of scale, they all face critical challenges around tracking and reporting data, operational inefficiencies, and nonprofit relations. When it comes to researching and selecting a software solution, what service areas exist and what questions should be asked? TCC’s James Gaynor sheds some light on the ever-changing technology options, and how clients develop customized criteria to make the best decision.

Certified B Corporation

TCC Group is pleased to be a Certified B Corporation, recognized for work that meets higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability. We are passionate about helping the social sector achieve greater impact.

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What are your strengths? Where should you focus your capacity-building efforts? The CCAT can help. Used by more than 3,000 nonprofits, TCC's Core Capacity Assessment Tool (CCAT) is a rigorous, research-based, and affordable way to help organizations measure effectiveness and prioritize capacity-building needs. Visit tccCCAT.com to learn more.


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