WellesleyWeston Magazine

WINTER 2015-2016

Launched in 2005, WellesleyWeston Magazine is a quarterly publication tailored to Wellesley and Weston residents and edited to enrich the experience of living in two of Massachusetts' most desirable communities.

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In addition to their extensive work experience, the volunteers are MBA graduates of such top-ranked business schools as Wharton (UPenn), Yale, Tuck (Dartmouth), Sloan (MIT), Johnson (Cornell), Fuqua (Duke), Kellogg (Northwestern), and Darden (UVA). They often hear about CCT through their graduate school network or alumni office at a point in their careers when they want to apply their business skills in new ways and give back to the community. Those interviewed for this article say while serving others, they've made good friends. For nonprofit organizations, it means a level of attention focused on their specific needs that otherwise would not be affordable. Clients are established 501 (c)(3) organizations with demonstrated need and annual budgets typically between $500,000 and $5 million, but it's not a hard and fast rule, says Weston's Carolyn McGuire, a Tuck alumna and CCT founding member still actively involved. They must have an established board of directors, a full-time executive director, and three or more full-time employees, at least one of whom will devote time to the project. Client applications are evaluated each fall. Approved projects are executed January through May, with final deliverables pre- sented to the clients' boards of directors in May or early June. 107 w i n t e r 2 0 1 5 / 2 0 1 6 | W e l l e s l e y W e s t o n M a g a z i n e

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