About Us

PENN Creative Strategy works with nonprofit and foundation leaders to help them thrive in a changing world.

PCS is a certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) in New York City that values and exemplifies diversity with our personnel, services, and our consulting approach.

We draw on a variety of tools to support group brainstorming and ideation, small group work to support strategy development, and “live editing” platforms like Google Drive to establish participatory environments and iteratively develop deliverables in collaboration with our clients.

Our Values

  • Diversity

    We are richer for the contributions of people with different lived experiences. Including diverse voices and perspectives in our work on behalf of clients is core to rebalancing power, access and opportunity in the world.

  • Curiosity

    When we approach challenges with deep interest and an open mind, we develop innovative solutions. Curiosity drives us to continually learn about our sector: acquiring new ideas from those we work with and the solutions we create together.

  • Creativity

    When you need to break out of your mental box, you need a great thought partner. We help you think differently and develop creative ideas to spark new possibilities.

  • Innovation

    We embrace new ideas and question the status quo in our quest to enhance the value we bring to each situation. Improvement is not a destination, it’s a state of being.

  • Collaboration

    Every great leader needs great thought partners. We are collaborative, generative, positive and future-focused – your ideal thought partners for this journey.

Ready to work with us?

We help nonprofit and foundation leaders make effective and innovative decisions about the future. We help you thrive!

From The Blog

What Does A Strategic Plan Cost?

by Molly Penn Strategic Planning is a term that gets used fairly frequently, but not always to refer to the same work.  As an example, lately we’ve gotten requests for strategic plans ranging from budgets of $7,500 to $75,000.   This describes a completely different scope of work.  Consulting is a time-driven business – we charge …

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