Dr. Rachel A. Brown is a program evaluation consultant, facilitator, educator, and strategic planner who facilitates learning, change, and growth in mission-driven organizations. To make learning with data useful, impactful, and fun, she melds expertise developed as a social science researcher, English teacher, camp director, curriculum writer, assessment editor, staff development specialist, and theater arts enthusiast. Since pivoting from K-12 education into the arts, she has worked with a variety of Minnesota arts organizations.
We are a team of experienced professionals with a passion for bringing leadership, expertise and support to mission-driven organizations in the nonprofit, education and government sectors. We build on the strengths your organization already has to create customized solutions that are appropriate, feasible and effective.
Laura Holway supports entrepreneurial artists through writing (website content + grants), coaching, and strategic planning. Her approach focuses on helping you communicate your expertise, partner with like-minded organizations, and work with consistent focus. Laura also facilitates retreats and meetings for creative organizations looking to streamline their processes, solidify long-term goals, and work cohesively as a group.
The Bailey Leadership Initiative is a boutique consulting and coaching organization that works with you to help you do your work better. This may mean working with you on strategic or business planning or it may mean helping you streamline your organizational and business systems. We are committed to supporting individuals and organizations in achieving their visions.
Your mission: make the world better. Our mission: make your world better. Arts Progress, led by Robin Gillette and Jeff Larson, bring years of experience in organizational development, fundraising, marketing, executive search, creating healthy staff culture, e-commerce and data management.
We provide a cohesive online presence for creative businesses through branding, website design, and styled photography.
Nonprofit-360 provides mission-focused, organizational development consulting services to that provide quality programs and services in their communities and desire to strengthen their capacity through strong leadership and fiscal integrity.
Saoirse Consulting partners with various organizations to create and implement strategies for growth, whether it be generating a marketing plan, creating a fundraising event, garnering media exposure or audience and business development tactics.
Margaret is a multi-faceted consultant with a 25-year track record in strategic planning, fundraising and grant writing, facilitating effective meetings, and evaluating. She will work to enhance your organization’s development and accomplish your projects in the Twin Cities and around the country. Her work has been mainly in arts and arts education, social services, government, philanthropies and educational organizations.
In addition to his day job with the Minnesota Council on Foundations, Alfonso Wenker enjoys training, facilitating, speaking and advising on strategy with a number of nonprofit and philanthropic clients.
Grounded in the belief that collaborative design and co-creation result in stronger deliverables for clients, Weathervane Consulting specializes in designing and facilitating retreats, project management, organizational development, employee engagement, and both professional and personal life coaching to establish a plan of action that works for you and your community.
With a full-service and highly skilled Non Profit Management Team, Blue Sky Thinking can manage turnarounds & reinventions, provide management services, and develop and oversee community programs & partnerships for small and mid-sized nonprofits.
Parenteau Graves is a Minneapolis-based planning and communications firm specializing in creative, effective and practical solutions for nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, government agencies, and small businesses. We are dedicated to and known for increasing the organizational capacity of our clients.
Bethany Gladhill, principal of Gladhill Consulting, focuses on strategic planning and evaluation consulting for arts and community groups. She also offers assistance with financial management, personnel and human resources, marketing and social media, fundraising, grant-writing, copywriting, technical writing, and design.
With over a decade of experience working in the arts, I launched my independent creative consulting firm Collective Creation LLC in 2012. My focus is on using competencies in community-based business leadership to help the arts be part of a more interconnected world. My management specialties include grantwriting, strategic and fundraising planning, program development, participatory evaluation, and community engagement/outreach.
I am an entrepreneurial leader with 20+ years of experience in not-for-profit and for-profit management, with expertise in finance, fundraising, marketing, advocacy, audience development, and team-building. If you’re looking for a consultant who can do more than tell you what you already know, who’s not shy about digging into details, and who has the experience to back up his ideas, contact me.
Publicist, writer, and event planner interested in promotion, improving communications strategies, and/or organizing fundraising campaigns for literary, arts & culture, or educational nonprofits/institutions. I also enjoy working with literary writers or visual artists and their publishers on book publicity and marketing campaigns.