ESC Clients

ESC is honored to have worked with so many amazing nonprofits in FY16, FY17 and FY18. Each client is unique, representing everything from an all-volunteer neighborhood food security initiative to a multi-site human service organization serving over 10,000 families across Massachusetts. Through four main programs, ESC helps nonprofits to reach their full potential and maximize their positive impact in the community.

15-40 Connection F

51 Walden C

Abbot Public Library C

Access Framingham Television C, I

ActonTV C

Agassiz Baldwin Community C F

AIDS Action Committee F

Arlington Food Pantry C

Asperger Works Inc.  I


Beacon Hill Civic Association C

Beantown Jewish Gardens I

Bellingham Council on Aging D

Belmont World Film I

Berklee College of Music C

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/MetroWest, Inc. F

Billerica Council on Aging D

Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire C

Boston By Foot C

Boston CASA, Inc. C

Boston Center for the Arts F

Boston Jewish Film Festival C

Boston Partners in Education F I

Boston Renaissance Charter Public School C

Boston Tax Help Coalition C

Boston Women’s Fund C

Bostonian Society C

Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston C

Boys & Girls Clubs of Dorchester C

Bridge House C

Bridgton Historical Society C

Cambridge Family and Children’s Service F

Cambridge Nonprofit Coalition C

Cambridge Public Library C

Cambridgeport Coalition C

Casa Myrna Vazquez, Inc. F

CDA Collaborative Learning Projects C

Center for Reconciliation C

Charles River Conservancy C

Chica Project C, I

Children’s Friend, Inc. C F

City of Newton Department of Senior Services D

Community Action, Inc. C F

Community Charter School of Cambridge C

Community Foundation for Nantucket I

Community Health Center Association of Connecticut C

Community Outreach Group for Landscape Design C

Community Systems, Inc. C

Companion Animal Protection Society C

Congregation Beth Israel of the Merrimack Valley C

Connected for Life D

CoreNet New England C

Crotched Mountain Foundation F

Dedham Community House C

Disabled American Veterans Department of Massachusetts F

Dreamfar High School Marathon C

Egan Maritime Institute I

Eliot School of Fine & Applied Arts I

Encore Boston Network F

English for New Bostonians C I

Essex County Greenbelt Association C

Ethos C


Facing History and Ourselves C

Families for Depression Awareness C

Family and Children’s Services of Greater Lynn C

Family Continuity C I

Family Nurturing Center of Massachusetts I

Father Bill’s & MainSpring C

Featherstone Center for the Arts C

Federation of State Physician Health Programs C I

First Literacy, Inc. I

Foodicine Health, Inc. I

Friends of Switzerland, Inc. C

Friends of the Middlesex Fells Reservation C F

Friends of Worcester’s Senior Center F

Gore Place C

Granada House C

Greater Medford VNCH I

Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity F

Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester F

Hanover Theatre C

Harborlight Nursery School C

Historic Boston, Inc. I

Holbrook Community Access & Media C

House of Possibilities I

Housing Families, Inc. C I

“I Have a Dream” Foundation C

Improbable Players I

In-Sight Photography C

Institute of Professional Practice, Inc.

Interise F

Jamestown Philomenian Library C

JazzBoston C

Jonnycake Center C

Julie’s Family Learning Program, Inc. C I

Jumpstart C

Justice At Work I

Kennedy-Donovan Center C

Lawrence CommunityWorks C

LEAP for Education C

Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly I

Little Voices Early Childcare & Education C

Living Independently Forever, Inc. C

Maine Association of Nonprofits C

Marblehead Community Access Media, Inc. C

Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House C

Mass Audubon F

Mass Farmers Markets C

Massachusetts Advocates for Children C

Massachusetts Association of 766 Approved Private Schools I

Massachusetts Association of Onsite Wastewater Professionals C

Massachusetts Lawyers Concerned For Lawyers C

Massmouth C

Match Industry Museum C

MATSOL – MA Educators of English Language Learners I

Maverick Landing Community Services C

Melrose Alliance Against Violence I

Melrose Public Schools Education Stations C


Midas Collaborative C

Monadnock Buy Local C

More Than Words C

Mothers for Justice and Equality I

Mount Pleasant Home I

Museum of African American History F

Mystic & Noank Library C

Nashua Soup Kitchen and Shelter, Inc. F

National Bureau of Economic Research C

National Organization for Rare Disorders C

New England Center for Arts and Technology C

New England Forestry Foundation F

New Hampshire Center for Nonprofits F

Nichols House Museum C

Nonviolent Initiative for Democracy C

Norcross Wildlife Foundation C

North Kingstown Free Library C

North Shore Community Action Programs, Inc. C

Ocean State Libraries C

Open Table C

Orleans Council on Aging D

Pathways for Change F

Patton Homestead & Archive C

Photographic Resource Center C

Physician Health Services, Inc. F

Piers Park Sailing Center C

Playworks New England F

Progeria Research Foundation I

Project Gurnet & Bug Lights C

Project New Hope, Inc. C

Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research C F

Quincy Asian Resources, Inc. C F

Rebuilding Together Boston C


Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families C

Rhode Island Library Association C

Rhode Island Medical Society Foundation C

Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services C

Rockingham Nutrition and Meals on Wheels C

Roxbury Multi Service Center, Inc. I

School the World C I

Science Club for Girls C

Seaport TMA C

Seeding Labs C

Self Esteem Boston C

Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement C

South Africa Partners I

South Boston Association of Non-Profits C

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center C

St. Anthony’s Shrine I

St. George Hellenistic Benevolent Society C

St. Joseph Community Services, Inc. F

St. Joseph Preparatory High School C

Steps to Success I

Strongwater Farm Therapeutic Equestrian Center C

Talking Information Center C

TechSandBox C

Temple Emanuel C

Tenacity C

The Art Connection C F

The Bostonian Society C

The Global Institute for the Arts and Leadership F

The Guild C

The House of the Seven Gables C

The Lawrence and Lillian Solomon Foundation C

The Trustees of Reservations F

Thrive Support & Advocacy C

Transformative Culture Project C

Triangle, Inc. C

Trinity Episcopal Church C

Tufts University School of Medicine C

Tutoring Plus of Cambridge C

U.S. Green Building Council Massachusetts Chapter C

United Leukodystrophy Foundation C

United South End Settlements C

Urban Farming Institute Boston I

Victim Rights Law Center C

Vulvodynia Matters C

Walker C

Wellesley Council on Aging D

Westerly Library & Wilcox Park C

White Horse Addiction Center, Inc. C

Worcester Art Museum C

Worcester Elder Affairs D

Worcester Natural History Society dba EcoTarium F

WriteBoston C

Yankee Onsite Wastewater Association C

York Public Library C

Youth and Family Enrichment Services C

YWCA Central Massachusetts F

Zoo New England C


C = ESC Consulting

F = ESC Fellowship

I  = ESC Institute

D = ESC Discovery

Read our featured Client Stories:

  • Seacoast Science Center
  • Maverick Landing Community Services
  • White Horse Recovery Client Success Story
  • Thrive Support & Advocacy
    Thrive was looking to develop a five-year strategic plan that would allow sustainable growth in the face of uncertain funding and service expectations. Thrive wanted to engage the Board in a planning process that would include input from all stakeholders.
  • Chica Project
    In 2017, Chica Project reached out to ESC as the organization was looking at ways to reach more girls by expanding its programs and services.
  • Rockingham Nutrition and Meals on Wheels
    RNMOW contacted ESC to help the organization develop new branding and messaging to better reflect the broader goals of the mission and change the perception that the organization simply delivers food to the needy.
  • Ausbon Sargent Land Preservation Trust
    Ambitiously trying to protect more land and increase donor presence, ESC helped a new committee raise awareness of their goals and increase the number of donors by 20%.
  • Hanover Theatre
    Creating a new script for the leadership of a regional theatre company.
  • Seacoast Science Center
    ESC makes a splash in giving new life to the Seacoast Science Center.
  • Talking Information Center
    Facing changes to their government funding source, TIC turned to ESC to help develop a new strategic plan to grow revenue, strengthen the board, and help them prepare for a leadership transition.
  • White Birch Community Center
    With recent leadership changes, ESC helped develop a strategic plan to ensure long-term stability while introducing new, innovative programs.
  • Cambridge Community TV
    Channeling Success at a nationally recognized award-winning community media center, CCTV partnered with ESC to carry out a series of planning and operational projects over a five year period.
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness New Hampshire
    ESC developed strategic initiatives to raise awareness for mental health and ultimately improving the lives of others.
  • Harbor Homes
    ESC was the catalyst for change as Harbor Homes incorporated new technological initiatives to better meet their mission of providing services to the homeless and mentally ill.
  • Squam Lakes Natural Sciences Center
    ESC helped SLNSC explore opening a nature preschool to expand their ability to reach young children and possibly to provide additional income within the context of the organization’s mission.
  • Family Continuity
    ESC worked with Family Continuity to strengthen its Board and set the stage for a new strategic planning process, leading to financial stability and sustainability for the future.