We are a boutique consulting firm focused on informing organizational decision-making through high quality analysis and strategy formulation. We have a track record as an instrumental partner in uncovering strategic and operational insights that advance organizational impact for both foundations and nonprofits.

Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Organizations

We provide practical multi-year strategic plans for nonprofit organizations, particularly those working in the youth and education fields.

for Nonprofit Organizations

We provide practical multi-year strategic plans for nonprofit organizations, particularly those working in the youth and education fields.
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Market Analysis and Assessments

For both foundation and nonprofit clients, we complete landscape and market analyses that define and quantify the potential opportunity for impact in specific areas.

Market Analysis and Assessments

We look at evolving trends in the field, where funding is going, and both headwinds and tailwinds that may be shaping that field.
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Performance Measurement Systems

We help organizations create and improve internal performance measurement systems. Our work is grounded in theory-of-change planning frameworks

Performance Measurement Systems Design

…and allows us to assist organizations in the development of multi-layered impact measurement systems that fit their size and maturity.
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Stakeholder and Constituent Feedback Systems

We bring specific expertise in helping organizations to build effective feedback loops with constituents and clients.

Stakeholder and Constituent Feedback Systems

This expertise extends to survey design, data analytics, and organizational change.
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Some kind words from some of our clients

“Valerie — Thank you for your informative, energetic, and inspiring involvement in helping us build our business plan, scaling efforts, and organizational productivity. We are better off having had your expertise at a critical moment in our organizational development.”

Charles Fisher,
Executive Director, Toolbox By Dovetail Learning

“Valerie is an exceptional consultant. She is thorough, fast, smart and just delightful to work with. Valerie asks tough questions, is committed to excellence AND is service oriented. Doesn’t get much better than that!”

Fay Twersky,
Director,  Effective Philanthropy Group, 
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation