Management Consulting: Leverage the Business Expertise of Stanford Graduate School of Business Alumni
The Stanford Alumni Consulting Team (ACT) provides pro bono consulting expertise in a wide range of areas including strategic planning, marketing, earned revenue, financial sustainability and organizational growth. ACT projects are customized to the specific needs of each client organization.
Created by alumni in 1987, ACT has grown to be one of the largest pro bono resource providers in the Bay Area.
Here you will find information about:
- The ACT Process
ACT projects take one of two forms: a fast track or full team project. The two types vary in scope, team size, time commitment, and project duration. Learn more here.
- ACT Services
Read about specific issues Bay Area nonprofits have asked ACT to address, and how ACT teams have helped to resolve them.
- Client Criteria
Is a partnership with ACT right for your organization? Before applying to work with ACT, please review our eligibility criteria.
- ACT Clients
Read about past ACT clients from assorted fields and the work we’ve done with them.
- The Application Process
ACT launches two sets of consulting projects per year. To be considered for a project, read through the application process here.
- Other Nonprofit Resources
If ACT isn’t a good fit for you, there are many other resources available for nonprofits that may meet your need.
What Our Clients Say
"There is so much value in having someone from the outside looking at your business processes and strategy. You don't know what you don't know — working with ACT forces you to think critically about what is important and what is urgent. And they provide you with implementable and realistic solutions."
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ACT at A Glance
25-30 projects conducted each year
1,300+ volunteers engaged
More than 500 clients served
$3 million consulting value donated annually