The Bridgespan Group provides management consulting to nonprofits and philanthropists, and they themselves are a U.S. nonprofit organization headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm was founded in 1999 by Thomas Tierney, who was the former Managing Director of Bain & Company. Due to their connections to Bain, the organization has received substantial support from them.
The Bridgespan Group is known as a competitive global consulting firm that primarily serves nonprofit organizations, NGOs and philanthropy by working with purpose driven leaders to break cycles of poverty and sustainably improve the quality of life for those in need. The firm’s comprehensive services include leadership development support, consulting to nonprofits and philanthropists, and developing insights. Bridgespan’s mission is to tackle the hardest problems in society today, which is not limited to breaking the cycle of poverty.