Community Support

We offer strategic planning, earned revenue, and capacity building services. We specialize in supporting our non-profit partners to create earned revenue services to offset traditional development methods and become sustainable.



SchermCo was responsible for providing organizational development and capacity building services for MeckEd’s new initiative – Charlotte Next


  • Assisted in securing $1M investment
  • Supported the creation of the Charlotte Next governance structure and program
  • Created 5-part professional development series for local afterschool and summer
    school providers
  • Supported the creation of new RFP and mini-grant funding opportunities for local

Collegiate Directions


SchermCo was responsible for leading the feasibility testing and organizational capacity to launch a new college advising service to support under-resourced schools. Our scope included a full landscape and stakeholder review, data analysis, testing, and the creation of a final report, with a full business plan and budget projections for the proposed service.


  • CDI’s board unanimously approved the business plan and launched a three-year national pilot for their innovative college advising service
  • Using the plan SchermCo developed, CDI partnered with a large high school in Washington D.C. within 60 days of offering the new service
  • News Coverage
  • In partnership with CDI, SchermCo made a $500 contribution to Generation Hope, a Washington D.C. base non-profit that aims to reduce poverty one family at a time by supporting teen mothers attending college

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