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Consulting Services

We partner with nonprofits to address their unique needs through customized consulting solutions developed and led by seasoned nonprofit professionals. We are committed to providing expert guidance and professional resources that support nonprofits in advancing their mission.

We specialize in board governance, assessment and learning, planning and decision making, and disaster preparedness. Need support with something else? We can help! Our affiliate consultant’s bring expertise in a range of additional areas.

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Areas of expertise

Board Governance

Equip your Board of Directors to lead effectively with vision and skill. Start here to set your Board up for success!

Assessment & Learning

Reflection and informed decisions are at the core of strategic action and effective programs. Turn knowledge into action to increase the impact of your organization.

Planning & Decision Making

Engage your people in creating a clear and concise strategy to take your organization into its bright future.

Disaster Preparedness

Prepare for the unexpected and equip your team for an emergency.

Board Governance

Responsibilities and relationships for nonprofit boards

Nonprofit boards play a vital role in the health and success of every nonprofit organization. When the commitment of individual board members is paired with clarity around their core roles and responsibilities they are well-prepared to excel.

Structure, operations and assessment for nonprofit boards

Is your board sailing or sinking? How a board of directors organizes itself and operates impacts engagement as well as outcomes. Thoughtful decisions about the board structure and operations as well as how you assess your progress along the way can help set you up for governance success.

Development and recruitment for nonprofit boards

Nonprofit boards shoulder tremendous responsibility and decision-making power on behalf of the organizations they serve. Make sure you get the right people around your board table.

Fundraising for nonprofit boards

The most successful organizations have built a powerful fundraising partnership between the board, the executive, and the fundraising staff.

Meetings/Retreats & Facilitation

Plans are nothing… planning is everything. Maximize the impact of your next meeting or retreat with the aid of a skilled facilitator.

Coaching

Amplify your governance effectiveness. Working with an experienced coach provides nonprofit leaders with thought partnership and peer support in real time.

Assessment and Learning:
Impact Capacity Assessment Tool (iCAT)
Easy, Insightful, Robust

iCAT is a next generation organizational assessment and planning tool designed to help nonprofits better understand their capacity in order to
increase their impact. 

Planning & Decision Making

Meetings/Retreats & Facilitation

Plans are nothing… planning is everything. Maximize the impact of your next meeting or retreat with the aid of a skilled facilitator.

Visioning and Values Workshop

Reinvigorate your work and team by exploring the shared values, aspirations, and vision for the future that guides your work every day.

Strategic Direction Lab

Outline concrete organization-wide goals that provide clear strategic direction to your team.

Annual Planning Bootcamp

Turn your strategic priorities into an actionable plan to ignite team focus and productivity!

Coaching

Amplify your strategic thinking. Working with an experienced coach provides nonprofit leaders with thought partnership and peer support in real time.

Disaster Preparedness

Our seasoned consultants can help you with your Continuity of Operations (COOP) planning, lead your staff through a psychological first aid (PFA) training, create strategies for managing disaster volunteers, and more.  

Contact Us

If you have any questions about consulting services or would like to discuss a project you’re thinking about, please contact:

Gina Guillemette

Director of Consulting Services

Email: gguillemette@cvnl.org

Phone: 415-448-0336