Consulting and Advising

Creating meaningful impact is a journey, and we’re here to help you each step of the way. Whether you are already on a path to greater social impact or are just getting started, our expertise will help you achieve your goals with confidence. Utilizing expertise, insights and tools from business, philanthropy and the nonprofit sector, our consulting and advising services are customized to meet your unique needs. Areas of our work include:

Knowledge Building
Grow your knowledge of the people, communities and issues you’re most interested in supporting. Build a learning plan to deepen your expertise as issues change and evolve over time. With greater insight, you will have a deeper understanding of how your assets, expertise and knowledge can add greater value.

Defining, Planning and Building
Define goals, develop strategies, build plans, investments and partnerships that ensure your goals are well matched to the interests and needs of the people, communities and issues you want to support.

Implementation
Put your plans in motion and actively work toward achieving your goals.

Measure, Assess and Understand Impact
Understand what’s working, where improvements can be made and assess how your efforts are contributing to the impact you hope to make.

Coaching and Capacity Building
Increase your capacity and the capacity of your staff, partners and grantees through one-time or ongoing coaching, training and support in the areas most important to your work.

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End to End Services

We’ll help you manage the full responsibilities of your giving, philanthropic, community investment or social impact work without the need to hire, manage or support your own staff. From developing strategies and goals to grant and partnership portfolio management, impact assessment and communication, we’ll work with you to determine the impact you want to make, how you want your work to uniquely reflect you and your interests, and work together to bring it to life.

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Proximity Workshops

Ready to start making greater impact? Our workshops cover a variety of topics to help you clarify what drives your giving, the issue areas that are of greatest interest to you and help you define your next steps. Proximity workshops are designed for small groups. Workshops can be customized to fit your needs and can be offered 1:1.  

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Get Closer. Make Greater Impact.

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