Facente Consulting was hired to design and lead a 2-day retreat to help AIDS United plan for the future of their harm reduction initiatives.
Facente Consulting was selected to evaluate a 3-tiered, multi-million dollar project to provide grants to syringe services programs (SSPs) around the country to work on improving COVID-19 vaccination uptake among people who use drugs.
Facente Consulting was selected by the San Francisco AIDS Foundation to ead a year-long strategic planning process that would incorporate the input of more than 200 staff and over 800 donors, volunteers, clients, and external stakeholders, ushering the Foundation into a new era of expanded work and a focus on health justice.
Facente Consulting was contracted to serve as the lead evaluator for this local mental-health focused impact evaluation, with a primary responsibility for designing and implementing a local evaluation plan, managing IRB approvals and human subject concerns, overseeing data collection, and conducting a quantitative analysis of local participant data.
Facente Consulting was selected to help TLCBD create a Theory of Change for their work, learn the Results-Based AccountabilityTM (RBA) framework for evaluation, and develop an evaluation map to guide their future program evaluations.
Facente Consulting worked with The Arc San Francisco to guide them in the creation of a strategic plan for 2021-2024 that would increase their focus on equity and propel the organization into a new progressive era of service to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Hamilton Families asked Facente Consulting to assist them in developing a 3-year strategic plan to cultivate organizational excellent, strengthen high-impact services for homeless families during the pandemic recovery period, and design an advocacy program to drive systemic change for hte future.
Facente Consulting provided project management support that enabled the Rafiki Coalition to create a coalition of agencies designed to address the disparities in COVID-19 testing, infection, and care for Blacks/African Americans in San Francisco.
Even before COVID-19 made “Zoom” a household word, Facente Consulting worked with Hep C Free Allegheny to virtually facilitate a strategic planning process for the hepatitis C elimination initiative, cutting costs and maximizing efficiency while planning their next three years of priorities.
Facente Consulting was hired to create a set of performance standards to provide guidance and best practices for public health departments, community-based organizations, and community stakeholders/service providers around the country as they develop and expand syringe services programs in their area.
Facente Consulting partnered with Garrow Consulting, LLC to design and create a Story Map for CAMI Health, depicting findings from qualitative interviews about reproductive health choices from young women, partners, grandmothers, and researchers/policymakers in sub-Saharan Africa.
Facente Consulting helped The Shanti Project to develop an evaluation tool that would collect clients’ feedback and opinions on the program, and yield data to monitor program quality and share program impacts when applying for future funding.
Facente Consulting was hired assist to assist the Youth Program at the SF LGBT Center to develop and refine their program outcomes and objectives, develop measurement tools and processes, and assemble a written evaluation manual for use moving forward.
The San Francisco AIDS Foundation asked Facente Consulting to develop a comprehensive evaluation plan to determine changes in client outcomes resulting for implementation of their new strategic plan.
The San Francisco AIDS Foundation contracted with Facente Consulting to develop a community-driven plan to end homelessness among people living with HIV; through this process, a new vision for the project emerged: a Call to Action endorsed by the HIV community, calling for the City to address the root causes of homelessness for all people in San Francisco.
Leadership of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation reached out to Facente Consulting and asked them to create a “mini strategic plan” for their goal of creating a comprehensive network of health and wellness services for people over the age of 50 who are living with HIV, taking into account the changing dynamics brought on by the the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Tenderloin Community Benefit District hired Facente Consulting on a retainer basis for Executive Leadership support and the development of systems and processes and problem-solving more broadly in the organization.
ETR reached out to Facente Consulting to serve as a subject matter expert in the design of an online training to support syringe services programs (SSPs) in using the CDC document Syringe Services Programs: A Technical Package of Effective Strategies and Approaches for Planning, Design, and Implementation, released in 2020.
Facente Consulting provided advanced statistical support to Gilead Sciences for an ongoing clinical trial of a new HIV PrEP medication, assessing the “background” HIV incidence rate in settings throughout the world where they conduct their clinical trials.
The LGBTQ Connection hired Facente Consulting to provide advanced statistical support for the impact evaluation of their local intervention under the California Reducing Disparities Project, intended to reduce mental health disparities for young LGBTQ+ people in the Napa and Santa Rosa areas of California.
Dr. Facente was selected as a member of the technical assistance team as part of a new national technical assistance center at NASTAD designed to support viral hepatitis prevention and surveillance personnel at state, territorial, and major city/county health departments.
Openhouse hired Facente Consulting to lead a strategic planning process designed to shift the organization’s emphasis toward a deliberate focus on LGBTQ+ seniors who have been forced to demonstrate the greatest resilience despite longstanding structural and individual racism, classism, homophobia, and/or transphobia.
Project Inform hired Facente Consulting to lead the agenda planning, logistics, and facilitation of a 2-day Summit for people in the rural northern counties of California to focus on the opioid crisis and related public health issues.
Facente Consulting supported the San Francisco Black Led Organizations Coalition (SFBLOC) by reviewing a draft of their first-ever strategic plan, and provide substantive recommendations for the final document, creating a strong foundation for the Coalition’s future work.
Facente Consulting facilitated a series of planning meetings with the San Francisco Community Health Center to develop a new program workflow that would integrate three distinct programs for people living with HIV, including a centralized intake assessment and case manager assignment process.
The San Francisco Community Health Center hired Facente Consulting as an external evaluator for a five-year project focused on preventing smoking in the LGBTQ+ community though coalition-building and policy change.
Facente Consulting served as the local evaluator for a five-year grant funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to support HIV, hepatitis C (HCV), and substance use prevention among unhoused, LGBTQ+ young adults ages 18-24 in San Francisco.