Capacity for Change, LLC • 911 General Wayne Drive • West Chester, PA 19382 • 610-793-5063

Capacity for Change

A Public Interest Consulting Group

We create possibilities for our clients.

What We Create:

Successful Planning: Vibrant planning processes and easy-to-implement blueprints that coalesce organizations around meaningful strategic and business goals

Efficient Management: Improved systems, increased management capacity and knowledge, and enhanced accountability and effectiveness in program delivery

Stronger Governance: Improved communications and functioning that ensure effective organizational oversight

Dynamic Facilitation: Dynamic, engaging and distinctive meeting content and facilitation

Breakthrough Positioning: Comprehensive market research and development of content for branding and identity

Responsive Philanthropy: Improved grantmaking and enhanced understanding of philanthropic impacts

Informed Decisions: Enhanced understanding of an organization’s field, and responsive planning and management decisions

Our Clients (partial list):

Arts & Culture

  • Astral Artists
  • Avenue of the Arts, Inc.
  • Chester County Art Association
  • Collab (of the Philadelphia Museum of Art)
  • Community Music School
  • Greater Brandywine Cultural Alliance
  • Greater Philadelphia Cultural Alliance
  • InterAct Theatre Company
  • Longwood Gardens
  • Morris Arts
  • Mural Arts Program
  • Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial
  • Spiral Q Puppet Theater

Community Development

  • Borough of West Chester
  • Brandywine Valley SPCA
  • California Rural Legal Assistance
  • Centro Legal de la Raza of Oakland
  • Chester County Bar Association
  • Community Design Collaborative
  • Community Development Associates, Inc.
  • Elfreth’s Alley Association
  • Fairmount Park Historic Preservation Trust
  • Greater Trenton
  • Insight Center for Community Economic Development
  • LISC Philadelphia
  • Montgomery County Department of Housing & Community Development
  • Montgomery County OIC
  • Pennsylvania SPCA
  • Temenos Retreat Center

Education, Youth & Childhood Development

  • Children’s Village
  • Clery Center
  • Coatesville Youth Initiative
  • Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Drexel University
  • Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania
  • National Association of State Boards of Education
  • Parents for Public Schools
  • Soledad Enrichment Action, Inc.
  • University of the Arts
  • University of California, San Francisco
  • University of Delaware
  • West Chester University

Health & Human Services

  • Camphill Soltane
  • CASA Youth Advocates
  • Deaf-Hearing Communication Centre
  • Fellowship Health Resources
  • Fred’s Footsteps
  • Home of the Sparrow
  • Institute for Safe Families
  • Inter-Faith Housing Alliance
  • Kennett Area Senior Center
  • Keystone Opportunity Center
  • La Raza Centro Legal of San Francisco
  • New Jersey Public Health Association
  • Project H.O.M.E.
  • Volunteer English Program in Chester County
  • West Chester Area Senior Center
  • West Mt. Airy Neighbors
  • Wings for Success


  • Alfred and Mary Douty Foundation
  • Brandywine Health Foundation
  • Chester County Fund for Women and Girls
  • D5 Coalition
  • Donley Foundation
  • Genuardi Family Foundation
  • Grace S. and W. Linton Nelson Foundation
  • HealthSpark Foundation
  • Hispanics in Philanthropy
  • Marguerite Casey Foundation
  • Montgomery County Foundation
  • North Penn United Way
  • Partnership for Better Health
  • Philanthropy Network
  • Phoenixville Community Health Foundation
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Terri Lynne Lokoff Foundation
  • Thomas Scattergood Foundation
  • Tony Hawk Foundation
  • United Way of Chester County
  • United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
  • William Penn Foundation
  • Women’s Way