Looking Backward to Move Us Forward

Posted by on Sep 26, 2019 in Blog, Case Studies | 0 comments

September is a good time to reflect. Summer’s over (at least, it usually is…this particular summer seems to be hanging on for dear life), the fall hasn’t fully begun, and the hustle-and-bustle of the holiday season is still a few months out. Here at DCS, we’re usually so busy working on client projects that we don’t get the chance to pause and reflect on our own output as often as we’d like. This September, we’re working to...

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DCS, Steelers & Chuck Noll Foundation: Working to Build Something, Together

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in Blog, Case Studies, Featured | 0 comments

Launching a new foundation can be a daunting prospect. As with any major endeavor, there are a whole host of factors to consider, regulations to navigate, and strategies to develop. Yet oddly enough, the general principles are the same as they would be for building the other type of foundation (the kind you’d put under a house): you need to plan meticulously, find the right people to do the job – and start from the ground...

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Mid-Atlantic Mothers’ Milk Bank: Taking a New Nonprofit from Idea to Action

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in Case Studies, Featured | 0 comments

The United States has the highest infant mortality rate among the world’s 27 wealthiest nations. For every 1,000 babies born here, six will die. A baby born in the U.S. is three times more likely to die than one born in Finland or Japan, and – in some parts of our country – a baby is actually more likely to die than in countries like Lebanon, Botswana, or Bahrain. How can this be, when the U.S. claims to have the most...

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From Tax Reform to Row Office Reform to Robots: A History of Results

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Case Studies | 0 comments

Throughout his career, John Denny has played a lead role in diverse humanitarian, corporate, public affairs, and philanthropic initiatives.  Here are some snapshots of just a few of them: Social Venture Partners Pittsburgh Founded by John in 2001, this foundation has engaged more than 250 professionals to dedicate 3,000 hours of hands-on support and more than $1 million dollars to non-profit organizations. Tax Reform Legislation John helped...

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