With over 30 years in the Nonprofit, Corporate and Community sectors, I bring a diverse background of expertise, experience, and extensive relationships to assist organizations with their growth and success. I am happy to meet with organizations for a consultation to discuss your needs, and I have assembled a team of business professionals with a strong track record of proven performance to assist you.
The lifeblood of any nonprofit organization. The oxygen. Its nourishment. Without strong, consistent, and diverse financial support, no matter how awesome your mission, performance, or commitment to it, it won’t matter. Let’s be candid. Money is the most important thing to any nonprofit organization. We offer the full-range of fundraising support services including a strong emphasis on social media, digital marketing, and outreach.
In today’s post-COVID world, nonprofit organizations need a path, a direction, and a strong plan for the future. The world has changed, and as a former boss of mine once said, “If it ain’t broke, break it.” We can do an assessment of your organization’s strengths and opportunities and help map out a plan. We’ll help your organization break things and make them stronger.
BOARD DEVELOPMENT & RECRUITMENT
Recruiting great Board members is an art. And it’s not easy. And it takes time. They say Board members should bring one of three things: time, talent, or treasure. We believe the optimum Board member delivers all three. We can help.
If your organization has a special project or program, you need help launching, we can assist. The creation of anything new requires special one-time efforts, from program design to public visibility to its integration with your existing programs. We will take a fresh look.
Strong relationships and access to your Local, State and National elected-leadership is an important component to any nonprofit organization’s success. With our extensive network of relationships we have developed, we can help.
PUBLIC VISIBILITY/PUBLIC RELATIONS
What is your organization doing to standout and distinguish itself in your Community? What kinds of things is your organization doing to ensure that when people think of a worthy charity, yours comes to mind? What makes your organization compelling and relevant like no other? A strong public visibility and public relations strategy will play a critical role in your organization’s success. When was the last time you were in the paper or on television? And what does your social media look like? We will help.
MEDIA TRAINING, PLANNING & PRESS
Has your organization’s Leadership and Board ever had Media training? Do you have a plan to work with the Media to promote your organization’s mission and programs? Award-winning KTLA News Anchor and Reporter Wendy Burch can provide your organization valuable insight and strategies to get your fair share and more of the media market.
Los Angeles County is home to over 10,000,000 people – and over 62,000 nonprofit organizations. Who in the sector should you know? Whether it be your peers, funders, other community leaders or key community influencers, we welcome the opportunity to create important new business relationships that will help your organization grow and prosper.
When was the last time your organization had a financial check-up? Who does your books and annual audit? What areas are there you should examine to ensure your organization’s financial management and future is exactly what it should be? Do you have a financial investment strategy? How is your bank treating you these days? We can help!
A compelling, visually strong and moving graphic design for your organization is an important part of an organization’s visibility and message. We have a team of professionals who will work with you to ensure it is everything it needs to be. Whether it’s an overhaul or just some minor additions, we can help.
STAFF AND BOARD RETREAT MEETING, PLANNING AND FACILITATION
When was the last time you had a Board or Staff Retreat? How well did it go? Did you come up with great ideas, strategies, and next steps? And how well did you execute them afterwards? The key to a successful retreat are takeaways that are meaningful, achievable, relatable, and executable. And follow-up. And where everyone’s got some skin in the game and on board. And excited. We will design and facilitate the most memorable meeting you’ve ever had.
DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION
The imperative of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for organizations has never been as critical as it is today. Leadership, Staff, Donors and Stakeholders are realizing as never before, the imperative of ensuring organizations authentically embrace Diversity because it’s the right thing to do and its just smart business. From Board and Staff training to Community Relations, we can help.
CHARITABLE GIVING STRATEGIES
Giving away money isn’t as easy as one might think. A thoughtful plan to ensure your philanthropic investments truly reflect what is important to you and that will deliver the results you seek is critical to its success. Whether as an individual, family, or business, we can assist and advise you with creating a strong charitable giving strategy and legacy.