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.

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

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

Andrea Love | A. Love Creative

I have 20 years of experience in marketing communications, especially for nonprofits. My services include marketing consulting, writing (content, marketing copy, website, news releases, collateral, organizational messaging, newsletters, case statements, donor letters, etc.) and public relations. I enjoy meeting with groups to help strategy their next marketing steps!

Glenn Lyons | 571 Polson Developments LLC

Nonprofit Management - Strategic & Business Planning

Stephanie Majeran, CPA | WellRun Results, LLC

Data analysis, Survey/assessment design, Excel template design, Market research, Tax consulting, Tax preparation, Tax planning, Small business financial consulting, Higher ed analysis, Strategic planning

Mark Mathis | AMPERAGE Marketing & Fundraising

Public Relations, Strategic Planning, Logo/Identity Development, Creative Direction, Design

Lindsey Maurer | MaurerHouse Creative

Branding, Graphic Design

Martha McCormick | Next Step Adventure

Coaching, Team Building, Program Design, Staff Development, Staff Training, Poverty Simulation, Strategic Planning, Grant Writing

Todd McDonald | ATW Training Solutions

Currently delivering course, Beyond Diversity: The Business Case for Inclusion to area entities, as well as consulting extensively in these areas.

Pete McRoberts | Dash Management, Inc.

Policy Education and Advocacy, Organizational Management, Logistics and Advance, Media Relations, Internal and External Communications, Statutory Analysis, Staff Support, Fundraising, Government Relations

Bill Moran | The Moran Company LLC

Human Resources, Staff Development, Succession Planning, Nonprofit Executive Search

Ellen Nelson | Funding Solutions, Inc.

Board Training and Development, Feasibility Studies, Capital Campaign Development and Implementation, Event Planning and Marketing, Executive Recruitment and Coaching, Fundraising Planning, Meeting Facilitation, Organizational Development, Staff Training, Strategic Planning

Sonja Nelson | Sonja Nelson Design

Graphic Design development and consultation, Design marketing tools for brand identity or corporate events: Annual Reports, Brochures, Logos, Business cards, Posters, Trade show banners, Catalogs, Tshirts, etc.

Tim Neugent | The Neugent Group, Inc

Overall Business Development, Strategic Business and Revenue Planning and Execution, Organizational and Team Development, Executive Coaching, Human Resources, Meeting Facilitation, Organizational Development, Staff Development, Staff Training, Strategic Planning

Thomas Newkirk | Newkirk Zwagerman

Des Moines-based law firm representing individuals in matters of discrimination, harassment, Title IX, Civil Rights and equal pay. Diversity & Inclusion consulting around implicit bias training, policy development

Sherry Nielsen | Easter Seals of Iowa

Diversity & Inclusion, specifically in the areas of Disabilities, Accommodation, Assistive Technology; and DiSC