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.

Claire Richmond | Clarified Design

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

Jessica Richter | BKD CPAs & Advisors

Nonprofit audits, review and compilations; Accounting Outsourcing; Uniform Guidance Compliance (A-133); IRS Form 990 Preparation; Financial Statement Consulting; Executive Compensation Studies

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.

Mason Sander, MBA, CPA, CFE | Denman & Company LLP

Financial statement audits, reviews, and compilations; grant compliance audits; bookkeeping and payroll; tax preparation services; forensic investigations; and general financial consulting.

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

Carrie Scheidel | Simplify Health

Providing support for health promotion programs through coalition & network building, creative communication strategies, event & training coordination, and project & grant management.

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

Diana Sickles | Nutrition 4 Young Children

I am a board member of N4YC and am wondering about a consultant who might work with us to help us review our vision and establish goals for 2022/2023. I have not discussed this with the board but am merely trying to gain information to present to the board.

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.

Rheya Spigner | Rheydiant Consulting & Communications

Communication strategy, Branding, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion workshops, storytelling, presentations, presentation coaching, speaking.

Sarah Spilman | Diligent Research & Consulting

Research project management; data collection; data visualization; writing; publication process management; literature reviews; technical editing; presentation preparation. Specific specialization in healthcare research (trauma, critical care, emergency medicine) and academic writing.

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

Kim Stewart | Athena Coaching & Consulting

Board Development Executive Coaching Strategic Planning Board Management Establishing an Annual Campaign

Kim Stewart | Athena Coaching & Consulting

Board Development Board Engagement Strategic Planning Executive Transition Organizational Transition Coaching, Consulting, Facilitation, Training