Topic: Finding and Working with Consultants

Bill of Rights for Non-Profits Working with Consultants

The aim of this “Bill of Rights and Responsibilities” is for nonprofit consulting engagements to get off on the right foot and stay on track. An open discussion and agreement on these seven points can help both nonprofit clients and their consultants ensure that an engagement is positive and effective, allowing both sides to do…

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Working with Consultants Series

Working with Consultants

Aligning the right consultant with an organization’s need, budget, and work style can generate significant benefits for all involved. To help nonprofits find and engage with consultants, The S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation has prepared this collection of resources with ways to maximize the value from external expertise and services.

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Don’t Need a Consultant? 5 Good Reasons You Might Be Wrong

In this National Center for Family Philanthropy article, Kris Putnam-Walkerly of the Putnam Consulting Group stresses how consultants can take the burden off of overworked staff while providing fresh new perspectives and expertise.  

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Capacity Building Consultant Databases

As part of an exploration on the usefulness of an online capacity building consultant database, OE funded a feasibility study by The Foundation Center. In their research, The Foundation Center found almost 60 existing nonprofit consultant databases. They collected information on the number of consultants included, types of services offered, whether a consultant was part of an association,…

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Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence Resource Guide: Working with Consultants

There are many considerations when hiring and engaging consultants. This guide is meant to provide you with some basic tips for hiring, interviewing, and working with consultants to ensure that your experience is productive and worthwhile.

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