Community Assistance Program

Working Together to Enhance Your Impact

cappictureAn outreach effort of College of Charleston's Master of Public Administration Program, the Community Assistance Program (CAP) is a clinic which provides high-level capacity to nonprofit and municipal organizations. CAP develops innovative strategies and solutions to maximize clients' effectiveness and overall impact at little-to-no cost to them. Staffed by a Program Director and team of MPA Graduate Assistants, CAP doubles as an applied learning incubator for MPA students pursuing careers in the nonprofit and municipal sectors. Our staff is trained and able to offer:

  • Qualitative & quantitative research
  • Data collection
  • Program design, development consulting & evaluation
  • Strategic development and marketing planning
  • Grant research
  • Budgeting & financial management planning
  • Board & volunteer training
  • Facilitation
  • Organizational assessment & strategic planning 

If your organization needs assistance, contact CAP Director, Marla Robertson, at or 843-953-6690.