Stories & History

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

August 15, 2019
Stanford GSB’s ACT program sends alumni into social impact organizations to strategically solve problems and plan for growth.
Illustration of people holding up a school. Credit: Linn Fritz
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