Crockford featured on “Higher Ground”

Julie Crockford, ESC’s president, was featured on “Higher Ground,” a public affairs program hosted by Carmen Fields on Boston’s WHDH-TV. Higher Ground Interview Julie Crockford, ESC's president, was featured on "Higher Ground," a public affairs program hosted by Carmen Fields on Boston's WHDH-TV. https://youtu.be/GCa4zHLl7X8 […]

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How the federal stimulus package can help your nonprofit: the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

PPP is a U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) loan that helps small businesses, including nonprofits, keep their workforce employed during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. Who Can Apply This Paycheck Protection Program is for any small business with less than 500 employees (including sole proprietorships, independent contractors and self-employed persons), private nonprofit organization or 501(c)(19) veterans organizations affected by coronavirus/COVID-19. […]

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ESC COVID-19 Update

As circumstances are changing on a daily basis, we want to update you on our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our number one priority is the health and safety of our staff, consultants, fellows, volunteers and clients. To that end, we are following federal and state guidelines and recommending practicing social distancing in order to […]

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The Importance of Good Governance

The practice of governance is hard to define, but easy to understand when it isn’t working. Simply put, governance is how a nonprofit organization conducts itself – how it provides strategic direction, how it makes policy and strategy decisions, how it monitors performance, and how it ensures accountability. Good governance requires pragmatic and compliant policies […]

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ESC Consulting Projects and Fellowships, August to October 2019

Business Planning Maverick Landing Community Services John Blakeney (lead) and Mark Zuroff —————————— Executive Coaching Facing History and Ourselves, Brookline, MA Deb Doroni Physician Health Services, Inc., Waltham, MA Jude Kidd —————————— Facilitation Addgene, Watertown, MA Mike Stauff (lead), Charlie Arsenault, and Elizabeth Boyles Safe Roads Alliance, Medford, MA John Woodward Facilitation and Governance Yankee […]

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Program and Marketing Coordinator

The Program and Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for providing support to ESC’s Vice President, who oversees the volunteer Consulting Program. This position will also provide support to ESC’s other programs (i.e., Encore Fellowships, Discovery, and Institute). The right candidate to join ESC in the role of Program and Marketing Coordinator is someone with passion […]

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What is strategic planning and why is it so important?

Strategic planning is a process not an event – resulting in a blueprint outlining strategies that will enable your organization to fulfill its mission. The process gives staff and board members the opportunity to build consensus on the mission, vision and values of the organization. A good strategic plan will help your organization prepare for […]

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Volunteer Team Lead Consultant

Would you like to use your project management skills to give back in a meaningful way to the community you care about? Are you interested in being a part of a network of more than 175 trained consultants with lifelong skills and distinguished management careers? Empower Success Corps (ESC), a nonprofit organization, seeks seasoned nonprofit […]

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Empower Success Corp Becomes a Points of Light Certified Service Enterprise

Empower Success Corps (ESC) is pleased to announce that it has been certified by Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, as a Service Enterprise. Only 11 percent of nonprofits nationwide in volunteer management and organizational performance achieve Service Enterprise certification, making it a prestigious accomplishment. Certification signifies that organizations have […]

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