Looking for additional guidance or information? In addition to blogging, I also provide individual consultations, lead presentations and trainings, write articles, and evaluate nonprofit practices.
“Philanthropy is important and serious work. It does require time and thought.”
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Want to make sure your money makes the most impact possible? Worried your donations might be going to waste? Seeking a critical evaluation of a nonprofit? I provide straight talk and clear advice geared to your needs.
Looking for assistance in developing your social venture project? Seeking tools, resources, or advice? I can help you save time and money by identifying smart practices and potential problems early.
Nonprofit boards and senior management
Seeking an objective evaluation of your work? Looking for bottlenecks and lessons learned? I can help you evaluate and improve your organization.
As a consultant, I identify current or potential problems and issues that affect the impact and sustainability of projects. I provide suggestions and resources to avoid, solve, or mitigate these problems. I also share good practices and lessons learned where available and appropriate. My goal is to help clients create successful programs that also respect the needs and dignity of the people they are trying to help.
“A society grows great when old men plant trees in whose shade they know they shall never sit.”
I enjoy working with universities and service learning groups to develop and present a course based on their needs and experience. I am also interested in working with Corporate Social Responsibility programs, accountants, and donor advised funds. Whether the presentation is for the entire student body or more hands-on for smaller groups, I am happy to work with you to meet your needs.
“It is ever to be remembered that one of the chief obstacles which the philanthropist meets in his efforts to do real and permanent good in this world, is the practice of indiscriminate giving.”
Currently, webinars are provided to groups of 15 or more. In the future, webinars will be open to individual registration.
- Do’s and Don’ts of Disaster Donations
- Tips for Effective Charitable Giving
- Helping clients avoid common mistakes
- Evaluating a charity
Webinars are for groups of 15 – 100 and people cost of $20/person. Prices and topics are negotiable for large groups.
“It’s so much easier to be enthusiastic than to reason.”
I am known for my critical eye and straight talk. I can help identify organizational bottle necks, clarify areas for improvement, work with staff to develop lessons learned, determine whether your organization is following best practices, or gather feedback on your work from aid recipients and the wider community.