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.

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 have a passion for working alongside organizations to create and implement an effective marketing/communication strategy.

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

Seeta Mangra-Stubbs | Whole Damn Woman

Unlearning trainings, seminars, courses, and resources on diversity and equity, sexuality, gender roles, communications, and sociology.

John Martin | TeamStrong Inc.

Marketing, advertising, event planning, branding and social media

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

Reyma McCoy McDeid | Central Iowa Center for Independent Living

Intersectional race/equity coaching/training within social service-specific spaces, particularly those that provide support/advocacy to disability/LGBTQ+ communities.

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.

John McNaughton | Independent administration & development. -3x Certified -Data analysis -Data modeling

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

Alysa Mozak, M.S. | Blossoming Pathways, LLC

Professional Development and Community workshops, Environmental Policy consultation, Program Development, Non-profit and Educational organizational management on: gender equity, active bystander approach, empathetic leadership skills building, compassion fatigue and self-care techniques, healthy relationships, effects of trauma in the workplace

Christine Mueri | by christine: creative consulting services

Writing, editing, proofreading, copyediting, marketing, communications, social media, web site design, content creation, email campaigns, photography.

Amy Nebons | Blink Events

Strategic event planning + management

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