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.

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

Dave Sherry | The Sherry Group, LLC

Annual Fundraising Campaigns, Capital Campaigns, Board Development, Not For Profit Operations, Camping Programs

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

Ariane Sundean | Inspired Vision

Graphic design and visual communications: annual reports, strategic plans, white papers, brochures, event and training materials, presentation templates, newsletters, mailings, style guides, signage, and more

Nikki Syverson | Isaacson-Syverson Consulting

Comprehensive fund development, feasibility studies, capital campaign implementation, strategic planning and board development.

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.

Joe Van Haecke | Inspire Me Mr V

Using applied improvisation, I inspire teams and groups to take risks, accept failure as a path to success, be present, and improve communication skills.

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.

Kim Waltman | fullCIRCLE creative + coaching

Marketing | Communications + Iowa's only certified horse-guided coach.

Mary Ward | Focus OneSource

Group Health, Dental, Vision, LTD, STD, Life, HSA, FSA, Hospital Indemnity, Wellness, EAP, 401K Payroll and payroll taxes Human Resource Consultation