Consultants

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.

Teva Dawson & Mat Greiner | Group Creative Services

Building community and experiences through: artful and novel community engagement strategies; implementing projects and events that reveal local culture and reveal community diversity and knowledge; support organizations in integrating novel design installations and programs and protocols that reflect local interests and engage the community; and generate meaningful experiences to entertain and delight.

Courtney L. De Ronde, CPA | TDT CPAs and Advisors, P.C.

Annual financial statement audits, compliance audits, IRS filing requirements, outsourced CFO, bookkeeping, and payroll services. Assisting newly formed organizations apply for exempt status, select accounting software, and implement practical procedures to safeguard assets and provide proper financial reporting.

Melynda DeCarlo | SixtyFiveEightyFive Consulting

Deconstructing Leadership, Leadership Development, Organizational Culture & Employee Wellbeing, Surveys & Assessments, Inclusion & Diversity, Human Resources (HR), Training & Facilitation, Business Coaching

Melynda DeCarlo & Tammy Rogers | The Mevyn Group

Leadership Development, Business Coaching, Human Resources Consulting, Organizational development

Kathryn Dickel | SWAELU MEDIA/MIDWESTIX

Swaelu specializes in effective event and marketing strategies and implementation from top to bottom.

Natasha R. Drake, MASC | Natasha Drake Grants

Grant Writing, Grant Coaching (Webinars & Trainings); Donor Prospect Research; Program Development; Donor Communications; Project Management, Reporting & Evaluation, RFP Analysis; Government & Private Funding; Federally Recognized Tribes & American Indian/Alaska Native Organizations; Social Justice Advocacy

Eric Drenge | Next Level - Partners for Big Ideas

Innovation services that help nonprofits tackle live operational challenges. Helping boards and organizations think & set strategy. Project management and initiative development. Owners representative services for new construction or renovation projects.

Belle Du Chene | Ism Public Relations

PR & Communications consulting/training: We deliver creative strategy and expertise to help smaller entities craft the right story, at the right time, to the right audience. Media Relations Influencer Marketing Analyst Relations Speaking Engagements Awards & Reviews Programs Event / Trade Show Support Media Training Content Marketing We help you craft your key brand messaging and corporate/product stories in the most impactful way possible. We set you up for success by making all content optimized for social media, search engines, and trackable for measurement. Blog Posts & Contributed Articles Repackaging Content for Different Channels Website & Design Content Infographics Ebooks Video Storytelling Script Writing Presentation Materials Whitepapers Tip Sheets Presentation Materials Video Production Email Campaign Development Digital & Social With our award-winning social media team, we show small entities how to creatively engage and interact with your audience and spread your message to new customers. Best of all - we create social media campaigns and manage the digital marketing efforts, if needed. Campaign Development and Management Visual & Interactive Design - Web, Digital, Print, Social, Advertising, Etc Social Media Strategy Community Management On-going Analytics and Digital Presence Management User Engagement "Live" Event Facilitation SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Digital Advertising: Native Advertising, PPC/Paid Search, Social Media Advertising, Display Advertising Website Content Management

Bryan Earnest | AMPERAGE Marketing & Fundraising

Nonprofit marketing, Marketing Plans, Marketing Analysis, Marketing Strategy, Sales Plans, Sales Strategy, Business Development, Event Marketing

Brett Elliott | Optimize Theory

Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Google Ads, Wordpress, Digital Strategy, Web Design, Online Marketing

Mark Elliott | ml elliott llc

Development, Strategic Planning, Writing

Mia Ellis | Amplify Coaching & Consulting

Executive & Leadership Coaching, Talent Management, Learning and Development, Program Management, Group Facilitation

Jennifer Erickson | Results Group, LLC

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

Kathy J. Evert | KJE Solutions, LLC

Talent and executive recruitment, strategic planning, special project management, public relations, fundraising and marketing

Josh Faber | Renaissance Group, Inc.

Primary services include pre-campaign/feasibility studies, capital/endowment campaign counsel, annual fund planning and management, grant writing and non-profit communication strategies

Andi Fagen | Creative DSM | Digital & Social Marketing

Creative DSM specializes on getting your mission noticed through focused search engine optimizing strategies on Google, Siri, Alexa, social media and more. -Search Engine Optimization -Website Design -Social Media Strategies -Email Marketing -Content Generation

John Mark Feilmeyer |

Strategic planning, innovation, human centered design, program development, organizational development

Helene Fein | Dr.

Strategic planning Community needs assessment Program evaluation Data analysis and explanation Facilitation Cross cultural professional development Real Colors- Temperament Styles

Katie Fergus, CPA | FinanSynergy LLC

Healthcare Finance, CFO Services, Strategic Financial Planning, Capital Projects (Financial Projections), Financial Forecasting and Long Range Planning, Benchmarking, Financial Coaching and Mentoring

Paul Ferrone | Ferrone & Associates LLC

Fundraising Planning, Meeting Facilitation, Strategic Planning