Consultation



CAPACITY BUILDING – actions that improve nonprofit effectiveness
  • Assessment of circumstances, illuminating assets, challenges and potential
  • Consideration of “what’s working and what’s not” and defining best practices
  • Identification of required skills and information
  • Setting priorities and goals
  • Innovative solutions
  • Strong leadership
  • Courageous choices and decisions
  • QUALITY OF ACTION
STRATEGIC PLANNING – where are we going, how will we get there, and how will we know?
  • Redefine the vision, mission and values
  • Where are we today?
  • What are our goals and objectives?
  • How are we going to achieve those goals and objectives?
  • Who are the ‘players?’
  • Monitor and feedback
ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT – technical assistance in vital departments
  • Resource Development – building a fund-raising plan that focuses on:
    Individual Giving – Special Events – Grants – Corporate Support – Collaborative Partnerships
  • Program/Operations – evaluating and implementing best practices in:
    Planning – Delivery – Staff Development – Direction
  • Administration – setting the tone and stewardship:
    Mission – Vision – By-laws – Policies – Board Development, Roles and Responsibilities – Personnel Procedures – Accountability
  • Communications and Marketing – making your case to increase awareness and support:
    Community Relations – Branding – Outreach – Media – Newsletters – Social Networking
  • Fiscal Management – accountability:
    Accounting Procedures and Practices – Sustainable Budgets