The regulations you need to follow are not even listed in a single location.
I help individuals navigate through the complex web of rules, requirements, and best practices as you establish your nonprofit organization, from clarifying your initial idea through research and feasibility testing on through incorporation, business model development, filing for tax exempt status, and establishing your support systems and programs. This can be a face to face service for people in the Portland, Oregon area. I can also work with you remotely through the magic of online video calls.
I help nonprofit leaders as they face the challenges of leading a mission-driven organization. This can be a face to face service for people in the Portland, Oregon area. I can also work with you remotely through the magic of online video calls.
I can work with your co-founders in a group setting, bringing people up to speed on how nonprofits are established and run. This is a face to face service for people in the Portland, Oregon area only.
When you find a gap in your leadership that needs to be filled temporarily, I can help. I work from the Portland, Oregon area, but have helped national organizations that are capable of being supported remotely.
I can facilitate your founding meetings and retreats. This is a face to face service for people in the Portland, Oregon area only. I work in a visual, inclusive style and I try to build real consensus even when people don’t seem to be on the same page. My approach is informed by my experience with organizational change, negotiation, and mediation.
Every nonprofit needs to think and act strategically. I can help you identify strategic goals and objectives, and work with you to form a plan to make them really work in your organization.
I can work with your group clarify its mission, vision, and values. This is a face to face service for people in the Portland, Oregon area only.
As a nonprofit forms and grows its leaders often find that the basic support systems are insufficient or altogether lacking. I can work with your to develop accounting systems, select IT solutions, establish HR policies, and other operational needs. I work with you to build the capacity within your organization to grow and maintain these systems so you do not need to rely on outside consultants.