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Developing a Five-Year Strategic Plan

Learn how BCG partnered with Metropolitan Family Services to define a five-year strategic plan.

Metropolitan Family Services (MFS) is a leader in providing critical human services to low-income families in metropolitan Chicago. Its programs include counseling and mental health services, child and youth development, and parent development.

One of the largest local providers—with an approximate annual budget of $30 million—MFS has seven major centers throughout metropolitan Chicago.

Because of expected cost increases and pressure on all funding streams, MFS faced an anticipated funding shortfall of $8 million.

Working in partnership with MFS, BCG’s task was to develop a five-year strategic plan that would align costs with revenues while further strengthening outcomes and impact.

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