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.

Jodi Rhone | Canary Consulting Group

Strategic Planning and Development, Organizational Assessments & Design, Process Improvement, Project Guidance and Support, Organizational Health & Transformation, Vision, Mission and Values Development, Leadership and Board Coaching, Facilitation

Claire Richmond | Clarified Design

Logo Design, Branding, Graphic Design, Newsletters, Annual Reports, Website Design, Digital Strategy, Social Media, Marketing Collateral, Copywriting, Grant Writing

Matt Ringgenberg | Access Systems

Local office technology company based out of Waukee with a footprint of 14 locations all over Iowa. We specialize in IT, Copiers, Printers, Document Imaging, and Telephone Systems. We also have a Cyber Security division that has a Certified Ethical Hacker and one of the only companies in Iowa that staffs Microsoft Gold Certified technicians. We are your single point of contact for all office technology needs!

Jeremy Rosen | JNR Consulting

Lobbying, advocacy, strategic planning

Betsy Rubiner | Rubiner Communications

Writing, editing, communications teamwork to capture and share stories for reports and newsletters illustrating the impact of grant-making, promising programs and policies in a clear, concise, compelling way.

Claudia Schabel | Schabel Solutions

Develop Diversity, Equity and Inclusion strategies, design and conduct organizational assessments, customized curriculum, workshops and training (including implicit bias training), deliver keynotes, talent acquisition and retention strategies, conflict resolution coaching and strategies, policy development (diversity), facilitation

Pam Schoffner | P.S. Writes

Grant Research, Grant Writing, Promotional Writing, Annual Report Writing, Print Project Coordination

Lauren Alise Schultz | Lauren Alise Schultz, Nonprofit Support Specialist

Grantmaker Research, Grant Writing, Private Grants, Government Grants, Fundraising, Communications, Website Building and Management, Social Media Management, Event Planning, Development, Public Relations

Stephen Scott | Scott Advocacy and Consulting, LLC

Legislative Advocacy; Policy Development and Analysis; Grant writing and Editing; Project Development and Evaluation; Succession Planning and Transitions; Board Training and Development; Organizational Planning

Melissa Sisler, CPA | RSM US LLP

Nonprofit auditing, IRS Form 990 Preparation

Bethany Snyder | Snyder Strategies

Grassroots advocacy strategy, planning, and implementation; LGBTQ community engagement; health care strategy; and communications advice and support.

John Stein, MBA | Stein's Way Consulting Group

Intentional Project Management, The Lost Art of Listening, Dialogues on Diversity, Principles of Productivity, Story Brand Marketing, leadership assessments, executive coaching, business turnarounds and strategy, organizational sustainability

Beth Stokes | CFO Systems, LLC

Preparation of Financial Statements and business plans, manage budgeting and forecasting, review accounting processes, update procedures, manage cashflow, Plan cost allocations

Paul J. Strawhecker, MPA, ACFRE | Paul J. Strawhecker, Inc.

Philanthropic Planning/Feasibility Studies, Capital/Endowment Campaigns, Major Gifts, Planned Giving, Development Assessment and Plans, Annual Giving, Funding Source Searches, Grant Writing, Prospect Research, Public Relations and Marketing, Strategic Planning, Board Development, Coaching/Training in a variety of areas

Johnne Syverson, CFP, AEP, CAP | Charitable Giving Resource Center

" Outsourcing for Planned Gift Implementation for nonprofits of all sizes: Charitable Gift Annuities, Charitable Trusts, Pooled Income Funds, liquid gift conversion to cash.

Tyler Timko, CFRE, MBA | EDEN+

Partnering with non-profits to achieve fundraising goals and provide hands-on help. Services include Feasibility Studies, Capital Campaigns, Development Assessments, Board Training, Annual Funds, Planned Giving, Volunteer Management, Data Analytics and Analysis, Stewardship, Prospect Research.

Kathryn Towner | WinCommunications

Email Marketing, WordPress Websites, Social Media

Dr. Beth Triplett | Leadership Dots

Nonprofit leadership consulting with a specialty in supervision, especially for those with new supervisory responsibilities and those supervising Millennials or Gen Z.

Lori Vande Krol | Life Made Simple LLC

Productivity Consulting & Training. I work with individuals, teams and businesses to better manage their time, space and information. This includes paper, digital, email, workflows, goals and planning.

Mike Wagner | White Rabbit Group

Forming Leaders who Connect, Response Ready Communication Training, Change Management, Brand Building Strategy, Board Training and Development, Executive Coaching, Meeting Facilitation, Organizational Development, Staff Development and Training.