How Can We Make Nonprofit Consulting Transformational?

Late last year, we launched a survey with Shiree Teng and CompassPoint to learn more about how nonprofits are working with consultants. We wanted to know: Are nonprofits able to find the help they need? How is the working relationship between nonprofits and consultants? Is the work sticking? We had a small (264), but diverse (in size, age, and focus) set of responses. The majority of respondents had an operating budget greater than $1 million, with almost 20% in the […]

Nonprofits, Please Take our Survey on Consultants!

Last year, Shiree Teng approached us with an itch she’s been wanting to scratch for years now. Shiree has been a social justice and community activist for over three decades, and she’s spent a good part of the past few decades focusing on organizational effectiveness, learning, and evaluation work. One of the things she observed, especially in her role as an advisor to the┬áPackard Foundation’s Organizational Effectiveness Program, was that nonprofits seem to use consultants quite a bit. If consultants […]