Strategy Challenge
  • Strategy Challenge: Pro Bono Strategic Advice Puts Breakfast on the Table
    As Morgan Stanley’s 2017 Strategy Challenge kicks off, we visit 2014's UK winner Magic Breakfast to see how they’ve fared since receiving our pro bono advice.
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  • Strategy Challenge: Building Lasting Relationships & Expanding Crucial Programming
    Morgan Stanley Foundation helps the Children’s Museum of Manhattan bring its Strategy Challenge recommendation to fruition.
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  • Bring Me A Book
    Bring Me A Book has worked with more than 500,000 children, parents and teachers to strengthen the language and literacy skills of California's underserved children. Morgan Stanley teamed up with the organization to forge an ambitious plan to encourage eager readers with new technology.
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  • New York Cares
    Leveraging our expertise in quantitative analysis, Morgan Stanley worked with New York Cares to enhance the organization's focus on volunteer engagement and efficiency among staff.
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"American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: "We entered the Challenge looking for a fresh perspective and new approach to scaling a signature AFSP screening program, and we are so pleased with the outcome. Our Morgan Stanley team delivered an actionable plan to tackle the program's strategic issues with business acumen and personal enthusiasm throughout the project. We now have a clear path for moving forward."

Robert Gebbia, Chief Executive Officer
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

"Bring Me A Book is walking away from this experience with a blueprint for our future work that we believe is game changing in the field of early literacy. We now have an actionable plan that has all of the components for success: an understanding of our market, potential partners and a resourcing model."

Mialisa Bonta, Executive Director
Bring Me A Book

"The cost analysis and recommendations from the Morgan Stanley team have become ingrained in our office culture and practices during the past five years. We repeatedly use the tool the team created. It has helped us not only identify efficiencies that led to program growth, but also to better explain our costs and structure to partners."

Gary Bagley, Executive Director
New York Cares

Organizations believed that the
project was critical to their
ability to meet its mission

Organizations believed that the project
provided them with a framework to
address similar challenges in future

Organizations would recommend
other Non-Profits to participate
in Strategy Challenge
CRC891637, CRC896241