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.

Ashley Hunt | IAstrategies

Public relations, public affairs, event planning issue advocacy, lobbying, marketing, communications, media relations, social media, digital marketing, email marketing

Jim Infelt | AMPERAGE Marketing & Fundraising

Video Production, Website Design, Web Hosting; Search Engine Optimization, Mobile Apps, TV Commercials, Radio Commercials

Connie Isaacson, CFRE | Isaacson Consulting LLC

Board Governance and Training; Comprehensive Fund Development including Fundraising Readiness and Analysis, Annual Fund Planning, Feasibility Studies, Capital Campaign Implementation, Major Gifts and Moves Management, Event Management, Direct Mail, Grant Writing, Strategic Planning, Organizational Development, Staff Development and Training

David Jacobsen, CPA | Jacobsen & Co, LLP

Nonprofit accounting and tax services, financial statement reviews, outsourced CFO services, bookkeeping, and payroll services.

Carolyn Jenison | Speak PR

"Find Your Voice & Tell Your Story" with strategic planning & communications, media & community relations, messaging & event orchestration to reach your audiences. A crisis management communications plan, leadership & succession planning and a fund development plan is a necessity for all organizations. As a former non-profit leader for arts & culture, health and social justice organizations in Des Moines for 15 years, my experience provides the understanding and the ability to address the needs of an organization from both a staff and board perspective.

Russell Jensen | Jensen Consulting

Board Evaluation, CEO Evaluation, Succession Planning, Executive Coaching, Leadership Development and Strategic Planning

Margaret Jensen Connet | Connet Consulting

Capacity Building and System Integration, Title IX Training and Gender Equality Workshops, including Sexual Harassment/Assault Prevention and Response, Cultural Proficiency Training and Racial and Disability Equity Workshops, Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives and Activities, Social Justice Initiatives, Program Development, Project Implementation, Leadership Coaching and Supervisor Training, Strategic Planning, Resilience in Positive Youth and Family Development

Meredith Jinks | SixtyFiveEightyFive Consulting

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

Caroline Jones | Caroline Jones Social Media Development

Advisor - Continuous or One-Time Social Media and Digital Marketing Projects; Group Trainings; Social Media Strategy; Audience Development and Engagement; Digital Content Development and Management; Brand Management; Community Management

Tamara Kenworthy, PCM, PRC | On Point Strategies

Strategic Planning, Marketing Planning, Meeting/Retreat Facilitation, Qualitative Market Research (focus groups, interviews, usability testing), Quantitative Market Research (surveys), Integrated Marketing Communications, Brand Strategy/Development, Personal Branding

Kristi Kenyon | Copywriter+

Copywriting, social media content, grant writing, blogging

JenniferKathryn King | Invictus Media

Video Production Live Stream Video/Conferencing Graphic Design Creative Storytelling

Jacob Kirpes | TPG Companies

Process Mapping, High Performance Teams Facilitation, Coaching, Strategic Planning, Lean Principles Implementation, Executive Coaching, Business Planning, Meeting Facilitation, Process Design, Root Cause Analysis, Strategic Thought Partnership

Paul Kirpes | TPG Philanthropy Group, Inc.

Board Recruitment, Board Training and Development, Business Planning, Capital Campaign Development and Implementation, Conflict Resolution, Evaluation, Event Marketing, Executive Coaching, Feasibility Studies, Financial Planning, Fundraising Planning, Grant Research, Grant Writing, Human Resources, Interim Leadership, Marketing Planning, Meeting Facilitation, Mergers and Strategic Partnerships, Organizational Development, Planned Giving, Program Design, Staff Development, Staff Training, Strategic Planning, Succession Planning, Technology Support Planning, Social Enterprise

Ronald N Langston | Langston Global Enteprises, LLC

Small Medium Enterprises Minority Business Enterprises Public Policy Governmental Affairs Leadership Training Speech writing, public speaking

Joseph LeValley | Joseph LeValley

30 years of experience in: Strategic Planning Facility Planning Communications Marketing Government Relations Fundraising Business Development

Liz Lidgett | Liz Lidgett Gallery and Design

Contemporary Fine Art, Curating Personal and Corporate Collections, Art Acquisition Committee Program Design and Management, Request for Proposals and Qualifications Design and Management, Arts-based Grant Research and Writing

Doug Lockin | Doug Lockin Charitable Gift Planning

Gift Planning, Feasibility Studies, Financial Planning, Planned Giving, Program Design

Angie Lookingbill | Wright Lookingbill LLC

Individual and team training utilizing The Birkman Method, an industry-leading behavioral assessment. Focuses on helping clients understand their own strengths and motivational needs as well as those of the individuals they work with. This information to be applied to topics such as communication styles, making decisions, time management, and conflict resolution.

Molly Lopez, CAE | Association Management, Ltd. (AML)

Association/Organization/Nonprofit Management, Strategic Planning, Board and Committee Management, Financial Management, Membership Management, Convention/Seminar/Meeting Planning, Communications & Publications Management, Website Management, Executive Director Succession Planning