Areas of Expertise

Over the past 20 years, FSG has developed specific expertise in a number of key areas through our work with foundations, corporations, nonprofits, and governments around the world:

FSG offers comprehensive support in the design and launch of collective impact efforts, including planning support, facilitation of strategy selection, and analysis and guidance for the development of shared measurement systems. We also offer evaluation of collective impact efforts at different stages of maturity. Learn more >

FSG partners with companies to address racism through enterprise-wide strategy development, executive coaching, research, and strengthening industry-wide action for racial equity. Learn more >

FSG helps companies develop and strengthen strategies for corporate social responsibility, corporate philanthropy, and sustainability efforts. We analyze and improve CSR and societal engagement portfolios, and identify goal-oriented investment and partnership opportunities. We also work with companies to design “signature initiatives” that position companies as leaders in creating business-aligned societal impact. Learn more >

FSG partners with a variety of sector leaders to expand economic opportunity and vitality for communities around the world. Our goal is to help our clients and partners work together more intentionally, nimbly, collaboratively, and for the long haul, to disrupt the cycle of poverty for individuals and communities. Learn more >

FSG partners with foundations, university systems, national nonprofits, school districts, and corporations to improve academic and developmental outcomes for youth. We help our clients develop and evaluate strategies that support children along the cradle to career continuum. Learn more >

Since 2000, FSG has advised the world’s leading philanthropic organizations on how to best leverage their resources to improve lives around the world. Our services range from addressing specific strategic questions to the comprehensive design, implementation, and evaluation of strategic initiatives. Learn more >

FSG partners with corporations, foundations, nonprofits, and collaboratives to accelerate gender equity through research, evaluation, strategy, and collaboration. Learn more >

FSG partners with our clients and funders to develop, implement, and evaluate innovative approaches to improve the lives of the world’s poor. We advise foundations, corporations, NGOs, and public sector organizations, individually and collectively, on strategies to address a range of development issues. We also develop innovative, market-based solutions to address social problems by combining targeted analytics with deep industry facilitation to foster development of inclusive markets. Learn more >

FSG’s global health practice engages with organizations and partnerships towards improved and more equitable access to quality health services and products globally, including in low- and middle-income countries. We take a systems approach to global health challenges and believe in the power of cross-sector—and often unconventional—collaborations. Learn more >

FSG brings companies, investors, funders, and governments together to develop strategies to scale inclusive business models, and conducts and publishes research to make these enterprises more effective. Learn more >

FSG’s Talent Rewire initiative facilitates and supports a learning community of employers and workforce partners interested in innovative best practices in recruitment, retention, and advancement of populations facing barriers to employment. FSG also provides consulting services to corporations, foundations, and nonprofits who aim to advance opportunity employment. Learn more >
FSG uses shared value to help companies take purpose from an idea to a plan of action by leveraging core business activities to address material and meaningful societal issues. Learn more >

FSG offers a range of shared value services to companies, from targeted efforts to address specific questions about how a company can create shared value to in-depth multi-year engagements that accompany clients from early-stage vision through implementation to realize business opportunities. FSG also provides measurement services to enable tracking and learning. Learn more >

FSG’s Strategic Learning practice helps private, community, family, and corporate foundations, and nonprofits understand the progress and impact of their investments and develop the supports needed to continually learn from their work. We employ a variety of approaches, methods, and processes to provide timely, credible, and useful information and frameworks that our partners can act upon to increase effectiveness and impact. Learn more >

FSG understands that social change is about systems change. We support social change leaders and their teams in applying the principles and practices of systems thinking to their work using a variety of tools and approaches. Learn more >

FSG works with foundations and corporations to create a society where everyone lives in healthy communities and the benefit of good health is equally accessible to all. Learn more >

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