Philanthropy Associates is proud to have worked in the social sector for over 25 years, helping a broad range of influential nonprofit organizations improve internal operations, planning, communications, strategy and decision-making processes to have maximum mission-driven impact. Examples include:

  • Strengthening governance, at the board and committee level
  • Clarifying board and staff roles and responsibilities and strengthening these relationships
  • Board development and rejuvenation
  • Reformulating internal operating structures and procedures
  • Conducting external stakeholder research and internal performance audits
  • Benchmarking - research to examine standards and practices of comparable groups;
  • Meeting design and facilitation - from high stakes, high conflict community meetings to funders forums to grantee convenings to board and staff retreats
  • Developing effective internal and external communications strategies and systems
  • Revitalizing membership programs
  • Executive coaching at all levels of the nonprofit or foundation
  • Mediation and conflict resolution - both explicit and “stealth”
  • Strategic planning for organizations and programs, including environmental scans, SWOT analysis, developing values, mission and vision statements, and efficiently facilitating all aspects of multi-stakeholder strategic planning processes

Philanthropy Associates works with organizations in a broad range of sectors, with a wide array of missions. We look forward to learning about your nonprofit organization’s mission, goals and challenges and hope that you will join our List of (very satisfied) Clients in the very near future.