Our Projects

DSO teams work with non profits and social enterprises to develop impactful solutions. Check out our projects below to learn more about what we do!

POISE Foundation

POISE Foundation

A partnership between Development Solution Organization and the POISE Foundation team, this project focused on increasing the percentage of and amount given by individual donors using actionable targeted fundraising and marketing strategies. The end objective was to increase POISE’s donor reach using low-cost and low-effort resources.

A Touch of Understanding

A Touch of Understanding

DSO partnered with A Touch of Understanding to evaluate expansion strategies, sustainable financial models, set goals and research how similar programs have scaled up in support of their disability awareness programs.

Banyan

Banyan

DSO partnered with Banyan, a mental health organization that has been an integral part of the care of for people with mental illness in Chennai since 1993. The teams consisted of 6 volunteers from DSO and several stakeholders from Banyan.

Family Crisis Center of Baltimore

Family Crisis Center of Baltimore

A collaborative partnership between Development Solution Organization and the Family Crisis Center of Baltimore County to help them plan to develop the tools, process, and procedures to better support once of their core services: The Crisis Hotline. This project focused on data management for the crisis hotline. Primarily the focus would be on assessing and implementing what is necessary to move the hotline from a paper based process to a dynamic organized tool that ties together services and clients. In addition to staff, the system must support 40 volunteers which currently use physical call sheets that are mailed or scanned in.

Memunatu

Memunatu

DSO partnered with Memunatu, an organization that promotes literacy, leadership, and empowerment for teenage that has educational and fun content. girls (10-17 years old) in West Africa through a community-driven publication / magazine.

Building New Hope (BNH)

Building New Hope (BNH)

A collaborative partnership between Development Solutions Organization and the Building New Hope (BNH) team, this project focused on raising awareness of farmers’ livelihoods and ethical trade in order to give impactful brand positioning and marketing ideas that would better target individual and institutional customers.

Cameroon Football Development Program (CFDP)

Cameroon Football Development Program (CFDP)

A collaborative partnership between Development Solutions Organization (DSO) and CameroonFDP, this project focused on developing a market analysis of potential sponsors, partners, and donors, and providing an overview of the competitive landscape and fundraising strategies of similar organizations.

Scholarship Plus

Scholarship Plus

A partnership between Development Solution Organization and the Scholarship Plus team, this project focused on improving branding through market research and website design. The end objective was to increase the scholarship program’s exposure and access to funding opportunities.

PlanJunto

PlanJunto

DSO partnered with PlanJunto on a project to help develop an inaugural PlanJunto Community Accelerator and outlined business and revenue models, including intellectual property and go to market strategy through a review of best practices.

Disrupt

Disrupt

A collaborative partnership between Development Solutions Organization and the Disrupt team from the US Institute of Peace’s PeaceTech Lab, this project focused on market research to create a game that incentivizes online disruption of pro-Islamic State messaging and propaganda through the generation of pro-peace content.

Bhagat Puran Singh Health Initiative (BPSHI)

Bhagat Puran Singh Health Initiative (BPSHI)

Development Solution Organization and BPSHI scoped out a project that yielded content generation to streamline BPSHI’s onboarding framework, an online financial management tool, and research on relevant grant opportunities to facilitate their venture into diversifying their revenue streams.

Ashoka Changemakers

Ashoka Changemakers

DSO partnered with Ashoka Changemakers to redesign the home page and a major landing page, evaluating content and conducting user studies and surveys to produce design deliverables that incorporate Ashoka's values and human feel into a usable structure.

Global Health Media Project

Global Health Media Project

A collaborative partnership between Development Solutions Organization (DSO) and Global Health Media Project (GHMP), this project focused on researching, evaluating and recommending a sustainable business model for GHMP in order to help it grow operations and maximize its reach.

Made by Survivors (now Her Future Coalition)

Made by Survivors (now Her Future Coalition)

A partnership between DSO and Made by Survivors (now Her Future Coalition) to increase revenue and sales of their jewelry by reviewing distribution opportunities and implementing the technical supply-chain operations to support additional shelters and rescue additional survivors.

For more projects and partner testimonials see our Global Giving page