Is your board engagement in the work of your organization? Are they informed and equipped about their role as a Board member? The leadership of an organization sets the vision for the future and the direction for the rest of the team. We work with organizations at various stages of board governance and perform the following services: complete board assessments, assist with board recruitment, develop board policies and protocols, and facilitate board training and retreats.
Are you looking to expand your grant funding? We understand the different types of funders and their grant application process. We know what funders want and how to interpret and follow complex federal, state or private grant applications. We are available to support your efforts at all levels of grant development including the strategy, research, narrative, and final submission.
Are you looking to add a new program or modify your existing program? We will work with you to determine how to strengthen your existing programs to meet the changing needs of our communities. We conduct environmental scans to look at what are promising programs and practices in your industry and own community. We develop curriculum and structure to implement the program. We develop standard operating procedures for staff and train them in implementing the new program. We observe how your programs are being implemented and make recommendations for improvement. We follow the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle for program development and implementation.
Do you have a new project that you need help getting started? Do you have a time-limited project that needs managed? We are experts in project management. We have assisted organizations in managing complex, time-limited projects. We understand the client’s big goals and strategic direction and can outline an operational plan to accomplish those goals. We communicate with all partners to keep everyone engaged and on task. We are flexible and adaptable to shifting priorities as new information is developed. We use online systems and reports to track milestones and keep everyone updated.
Does your organization need a new strategic plan? We help organizations create a roadmap for their future. We follow a four-step process with facilitating a strategic plan: 1) Collaborate with key partners; e 2) Complete an internal and external assessment 3) Facilitate consensus on your goals and strategies for the future; and 4) Create a strategic plan. We develop three strategic plan deliverables: a one-page overview of key goals and strategies, a strategic plan summary and a tactical operational plan.