Stories & History

Learn about the work ACT volunteers have done to help Bay Area nonprofits increase their impact.

June 23, 2017
Hundreds of Stanford MBA volunteers donate more than $3 million of consulting value annually.
ACT volunteers | Stacy Geiken Photography
August 3, 2015
Peninsula Volunteers, Inc (PVI) asked ACT to help them develop a viable business plan for their Little House Senior Activity Center.
A plaque that reads: In gratitude to the Stanford Alumni Consulting Team - Sean Bandarkar, John Carlson, Win Derman, Deirdre Noris, Linda Schuck, Bob Stevens, Fred Thieman - March, 2015
August 1, 2015
Anticipating a major donor’s funding would end soon, BARTC turned to Stanford ACT to revise its marketing plan.
A mountain biker smiles as she rides down a hill.
January 1, 2015
As they sought to increase their membership base, especially among younger donors, the club wondered if their name was meaningful to potential donors.
Stanford women's basketball team with cheering crowd behind them
March 15, 2014
ACT suggested several models for how Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED) could structure alumni volunteers to coach and mentor local executives in the field.
African entrepreneurs gather together to celebrate the work they have done with SEED.