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Bridgespan Group

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Bridgespan Group is a nonprofit management center based in Boston, MA that was founded in 1998. As of 2019 they had $36 million in revenue and $63 million in assets.

We work to build a better world by strengthening the ability of mission-driven organizations and philanthropists to achieve breakthrough results in addressing society's most important challenges and opportunities.

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Program areas at Bridgespan Group

Strategy advising services: The Bridgespan Group is a global nonprofit organization that collaborates with mission-driven leaders, organizations, philanthropists and impact investors to break cycles of poverty and dramatically improve The quality of life for those in need. We are passionate about helping to find solutions to ensure equal opportunity and core human and civil rights. To achieve these objectives, we concentrate our efforts on four broad fields: education; children, youth, and families; public health; and global strategy development.our services include strategy and philanthropy consulting and advising, leadership development, and developing and sharing insights - all with The goal of scaling social impact. What we learn from collaborating closely with social sector leaders, we share broadly to advance social change.

Advancing philanthropy: philanthropy is a critical enabler of impact in The sector. We have had important opportunities to work with philanthropists, foundations and impact investors on their social change strategies as well as with grantees in philanthropy portfolios. In 2018, we were fortunate to collaborate with several ambitious philanthropists as well as institutional philanthropies searching for effective ways to achieve large-scale impact with their giving and with impact investors that seek significant social return on their investments. A core objective of Bridgespan has always been to bridge The visions of impact-seeking philanthropists with The on-the-ground work of nonprofit leaders.

Developing and sharing insights: Bridgespan collaborates with a broad range of social sector leaders to develop and share ideas, tools, and insights that can accelerate social impact. In 2018, Bridgespan advanced knowledge in The field through a range of publications and other activities including 9 major articles, 13 short articles, 27 blogs, 8 case studies, and 4 op-eds. Bridgespan partners and managers contributed articles to stanford social innovation review (ssir), The chronicle of philanthropy, and harvard business review. Highlights include: "making founder successions work," jari tuomala, donald yeh, and katie smith milway, stanford social innovation review and, february 15, 2018. "when philanthropy meets advocacy," susan wolf ditkoff and patrick guerriero,, may 19, 2018. "philanthropy bets big on sustainable development goals," kim ogden, sridhar prasad, and roger thompson,, september 18, 2018 "how to create better nonprofit executive teams," libbie landles-cobb, henry barmeier, and kirk kramer,, october 17, ...

Form 990s for Bridgespan Group

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jan 29, 2020990View PDF
2017-12Feb 21, 2019990View PDF
2016-12Jan 18, 2018990View PDF
2015-12Feb 21, 2017990View PDF
2014-12Feb 4, 2016990View PDF
...and six more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Bridgespan Group

Total grants, contributions, etc.$2,024,903
Program services$34,073,903
Investment income and dividends$223,843
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$266,486
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$23,794
Total revenues$36,612,929

Vendors for Bridgespan Group

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
CBIZ MHM LLCTax accounting2019-11-13
███ ███ ███Accounting$199,0002018-12-01
█████████ ██████Web Development$424,0702018-12-01
███ ███ █████ █████Consulting$130,9622018-12-01
███ ███ ████Consulting$402,8002018-12-01
██████ ██████████ █████████Consulting$145,7592018-12-01
█████████ ███████ ████████ ███Insurance agent or broker$8,3202018-07-31
██████ ███████ ████Insurance2018-07-31
...and 11 more vendors

Personnel at Bridgespan Group

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
John DonahoeChief Executive Officer, Nike$0Sept. 26, 2020
Mandy Taft-PearmanPartner, Chief Operating Officer-Sept. 30, 2020
███ ███████Principal-Sept. 30, 2020
███████ ████Principal, India Education Lead-Sept. 30, 2020
█████ ██████Principal-Sept. 30, 2020
██████ ███████Director, Strategy and Operations-Sept. 30, 2020
███ █████Senior Director, Finance-Sept. 30, 2020
███ ██████Senior Director, Media and Conferences-Sept. 30, 2020
██████ ████████Director, Digital Production-Sept. 30, 2020
███████ ███Director, Information Services-Sept. 30, 2020
...and 18 more key personnel

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