The Public Good - NYC
Research & Planning for Social Impact
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Increasing the bottom line

for everyone.

We help organizations increase their social impact with financially sustainable solutions.

How do we do this?

Public Good Consulting LLC (The Public Good) combines social research and financial planning strategies to design and implement programs that are in demand and on target. Our strategies unlock valuable data, location intelligence and community insights that respond to funders’ goals and stakeholders’ needs. We are experts at uncovering and analyzing facts, numbers and human experiences to support innovative ideas in the social impact arena.



Our clients 


Philanthropic and Social institutions that invest in and advocate for communities

  • UJA-Federation of NY

  • National Hemophilia Foundation

  • SEIU/32BJ

  • Heritage of Pride/NYC Pride

  • The Ark Foundation, Ghana

  • The Jewish Education Project


Nonprofit and social enterprises that provide community-based programs

  • Educational Alliance/Manny Cantor Center

  • JCC-Manhattan

  • Lower East Side Coalition Housing

  • Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ



government agencies engaged in community well-being

  • NYC Department of Health

  • NYC Small Business Services

  • Union Square Partnership

  • NYC Administration for Children’s Services

  • NYC Department for the Aging

  • NYC Human Resources Administration



Value at every stage


Starting from scratch?

Creating new programs or expanding capacity requires creative thinking and conversations with key stakeholders. We work with clients to develop a tailored project plan focused on answering the most important questions and moving forward strategically.

We facilitate strategy sessions to identify goals, explore ideas and generate engagement leads while cultivating relationships among key stakeholders.

Need to validate options?

Making change and determining what options to support requires deliberation supported by rigorous research and data analysis.

The Public Good uses a variety of analytical techniques to effectively address a client’s questions and provide the most useful insights for making decisions and moving forward. Some of the techniques we use include applied policy research, feasibility studies, asset inventories and pricing models.

ready to implement?

The Public Good works with clients to move forward in implementation. We can help with executing tasks and crafting plans for monitoring and evaluating outcomes as well as designing strategies for continuous feedback and improvement.

Data is handed over to clients and technical training may be provided, if necessary.

Our goal is to harness the value of data and transfer it to our clients.


We’ve loved working on discovering western Queens with [The Public Good]. You have been a fantastic consultant and research partner, and I look forward to working together again.
— Senior Planning Executive, Jewish Life, UJA Federation - NY


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