MPS CEO Assists the National Grange

M Powered Strategies’ nonprofit consulting program recently had an opportunity to assist our neighbor and landlord, the National Grange, which has been serving families and communities across the country since 1867. Today, as with so many nonprofits, budget constraints are probably the number one issue. Getting maximum value out of minimal funds requires a super tight ship.

The staff at the Grange needed help in defining their annual…


MPS Contributes to Local Nonprofit

Did you know that there are over 400,000 youth in the foster care system in the United States? Many enter the system with little more than the clothes on their backs. For the month of May, the staff at MPS elected to give $500 to Comfort Cases, whose mission is to bring comfort and dignity to the thousands of children entering the system each year, by providing book bags with essentials such as toiletries, as well as books, stuffed animals,…


MPS Contributes

As part of our Community Engagement commitment, every month M Powered Strategies contributes $500.00 to a nonprofit that is selected by the staff.  April’s recipient, Libraries Without Borders (LWB) works to ensure that regardless of their circumstances, people throughout the world can live with dignity and have an opportunity to thrive through access to information, education and culture. Working in about twenty countries across the globe,…


MPS Team Assists Capital Area Reach

Lee Levy and Brad McCandless of M Powered Strategies recently completed an ambitious project for Capital Area Reach (CAR), a nonprofit organization committed to helping young people in the DC area become successful in school, work, and the community. The MPS team helped them develop metrics to measure the success of two of their key programs: Job and Internship Placement and Community Service.

Brad and Lee conducted stakeholder interviews,…


Project Management Day of Service – MLK Day 2018

Project Managers at M Powered Strategies honored the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. by lending their professional skills to local and national nonprofits. Project Management Day of Service (PMDoS), which began in 2015, is hosted by Project Management for Change in partnership with Points of Light. The purpose is to help nonprofit organizations achieve their mission by providing expert advice from Project Managers.

On January 15, 38…


“MPS Assists” Provides Strategic Planning Support to SMANA

Earlier this year, the Social Marketing Association of North America (SMANA) applied to MPS Assists, the pro bono division of MPS’ nonprofit services, for help in defining the next phase of its organizational direction. The mission of the Arlington-based nonprofit is to connect and support change agents who use commercial marketing techniques to promote positive behavior change for social good. Since their founding in 2016, they had made a lot…