A healthy high-functioning board is critical to the success
of a nonprofit enterprise, however, shifting the culture of a board is never
easy. Our services address the full life-cycle of Board development, including
the composition, recruitment and orientation of new board members, setting
expectations, role clarification, effective communication and developing mutual
respect between volunteers and professionals. Our work will deliver strategies
for empowering board members to be fundraisers, advocates and ambassadors.
Capital Campaign Preparation
Capital Campaigns can transform an
organization. However, to be successful,
you need to have the right pieces in place.
We can work with your Board to access your campaign readiness, allay
fears of major campaign, and help train the Board members to actually enjoy
being part of a successful effort.
An organization’s capacity to strive for excellence is
integrally linked to its capacity to raise the necessary funds, and its ability
to ask for them. Focusing on the principles of honest communication,
storytelling and relationship building, we help you develop powerful
solicitation and messaging techniques that reframe mindsets to help you reach your
Leadership Presence for Nonprofit Executives
People are an organization’s greatest asset. How you present
yourself can make a powerful first and lasting impression. Your communication
style speaks volumes about your confidence, level of knowledge, and can go far
in building your credibility. It is crucial when inspiring donors, internal
teams or the public at large to adopt an idea. It is a key differentiator
between those who lead and those who are led. We can build a personal and customized
program that will develop your ability to inspire, engage and connect with
others. Using experiential learning, role-playing and other methodologies, this
session will deliver techniques to take your leadership presence to the next
The benefits to building an effective team cannot be underestimated.
A strong team models healthy productive relationships organization-wide and
achieve better results. Our approach to personal and customized training is based
on the unique organizational needs of every client. This training moves from
theory to practical application, laying out short-term building blocks and
long-term strategies needed to create the most effective and resilient
Trainings are conducted
by Alex Pomerantz and Virginia Thumm.
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