Our Work

WE WORK WITH

Medium-to-large nonprofits
Foundations
Philanthropists
Executive leaders in early childhood
School systems

Recent Work

Duolingo

Candor and Co developed a comprehensive early childhood social impact investment strategy for the tech company. Working closely with the Head of Social Impact, Candor completed an analysis to identify community needs, best practice research and approaches to a family-centered design. Working closely with senior leadership, Candor developed a comprehensive social impact plan that includes the design of a contracted slots program and community play and learn model to advance equity and access for families with young children in the Pittsburgh area.

United Way of Greater Atlanta

Candor and Co completed a comprehensive assessment of the early childhood community outreach program to support informal caregivers, codified the program model and established a structure for collaboration between community partners. The 18 month engagement resulted in the expansion of program sites, new staff onboarding, development of a data management system and increased family engagement across all sites.

Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania

Candor and Co Consulting is leading the project to convene local funders invested in improving ECE outcomes in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Highlights from the work include the design of funder learning tables with the aim to support more informed, aligned investments and foster community-centered solutions for improving the lives of children and families. Curation of monthly virtual learning circles to bring local and national experts together to share latest research and funding opportunities directly to local funders and community leaders. In addition, our firm is overseeing the branding and communications strategy for the alliance.

DeKalb County School District

Candor and Co designed and launched a CRM system, Salesforce, for Dekalb County School’s Division of Community Empowerment, Innovation, & Partnerships. Through facilitated workshops we created strategy, content, data collection tools, and gathered product requirements for CRM system integrations. The design included customized dashboards and reports relevant to daily work streams to increase efficiency and accuracy, along with new standard operating procedures to enhance their ability to respond to data reporting to the superintendent. Candor and Co managed the Salesforce development team, ensuring content accuracy, and collaborated across multiple teams at Dekalb County Public Schools.