The Community Foundation is committed to increasing the capacity of the local nonprofit sector. Because of this commitment, we maintain a list of local consultants who are interested in working with nonprofit organizations. If you are a consultant that would like to be added to this list, please submit your information here.

The consultants, vendors, freelancers, and others listed are not sponsored, endorsed, recommended or licensed by the Community Foundation. We encourage organizations to have detailed conversations and explore references before hiring a consultant. We do not take responsibility for the work done by those listed.

Amanda Acton | Acton Grant Consulting

As a nonprofit organization, you have a mission to change the world. My job is to help you connect that mission to funders and their visions for the community you serve. I provide grant consulting from strategy to submission, including the following: - Prospect Research - Proposal Development - Data and Community Research - Grant Training and Education

Kelly Ahr | Kelly Ahr

Bookkeeping, Accounting, Payroll Services, Preparation of Financial Statements, Budgeting and Forecasting, Cash Flow Management, Review Accounting Processes, Consulting Services and oversight.

Sarah Ames | Sarah Ames, LLC

Nonprofit Management Project Coordination Operation Management Data Analysis Budgeting and Finance Technical Writing Grant Writing and Management Outreach

Bryan Aranzi | Results Group, LLC

Aligning Employees, Hiring and Retention, Leadership Development, Sales Training, Team Building, Assessments, Executive Coaching, Seminar Facilitation, Consultation

Jacki Askelson | TandemCRM

Salesforce, CRM, Cloud Technology, Constituent Management (Donors, Volunteers and Partners) and Analysis, Resource for free or reduced-cost technology solutions

Regenia Bailey | Bailey Leadership Initiative, LLC

Strategic Planning, Board Training & Development, Organizational Capacity Building, Succession Planning, Meeting Facilitation, Project Management

Alex Barr, MBA, CPA | Anderson, Larkin & Co., P.C.

Financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations; grant compliance audits; bookkeeping and payroll; tax preparation services; forensic investigations; and general financial consulting.

Joe Benesh | The Ingenuity Company

Strategic Planning, Design Thinking, Organizational Design, Leadership / Change Facilitation, Consolidation, Merger, and Resource Management Strategies, Diagramming, Framework Development, Process and Systems Analysis and Development, Strategic Partnerships, Creativity and Team Design

Alyssa Bernhardt | 100 Degrees Consulting

Bookkeeping Accounting Financial Reporting Budgeting Cash Flow Management Audit Support Form 990 Returns

Joe Betzold | Creative Planning Business Services

As a Business Manager, Joe serves clients in the nonprofit industry as their dedicated point of contact. He is the go-to for clients when they have challenges in their organization in areas of finance, technology, and operations. >> Audit; Tax; Accounting; Payroll; IT Managed Services; Insurance; Retirement Plan Services; Institutional Investments.

Kristen Boldt | Harmony Law

Collaborative agreements Strategic planning Crucial conversations Communication plans for organizations Succession planning Conscious leadership

Dr. Jesse O. Bolinger | Bolinger Solutions

Grant writing, Fundraising plan development, Annual Campaigns, Volunteer Management/Administration

Chad Borgestad | The FOCUS Group

Feasibility Studies, Capital Campaigns, 1:1 Coaching, Training Tracks for Large and Small Fundraising Efforts

Michele Brock, MBA CFRE | AMPERAGE Marketing & Fundraising

Fundraising Feasibility Studies, Capital/Endowment Campaign Strategy, Fundraising Training, Major Gift Development, Development Assessments, Board Training, Annual Funds, Planned Giving

Jim Brown | Midwest Studies Group

Community Impact Studies and Feasibility Studies is our primary focus. MSG does not conduct Capital Campaigns so clients feel comfortable on our objectivity.

Deborah Burnight, CTF | Facilitated Resources

Board Training and Development, Meeting Facilitation, Mergers and Strategic Partnerships, Organizational Development, Strategic Planning, Community Collaboration Development, Collective Impact initiatives, Facilitation training

Alexson Calahan | Small Adventures Communications, LLC

Small Adventures Communications helps mission-driven organizations achieve greater returns through a simplified approach to public relations. We work to improve consumer understanding and drive action by building trust and credibility through earned media, PR and stellar copy.

John Campbell | Blue Frog

Inbound Marketing, Blogging, Website Design, SEO, Graphic Design, Commercial Print and Bindery Services

Sam Carrell | Carrell Strategies

Transformational Change, BOD Development, Strategic Planning, Executive Coaching, Operational Assessment, Development Plans, Program Planning, Grant Writing

Julie Caspar | HR Hotline Associates, LLC

Human Resources, including but not limited to: compensation, staffing, performance management, hr policies