Strong Organizations = Strong Partnerships

Strong Organizations = Strong Partnerships

For 18 years, we have had been privileged to work with over 650 organizations and agencies. Our Conservation Impact clients come to us in hopes of building stronger organizations in order to increase their conservation results. Through Nonprofit Impact, clients work...
What Strategic Partnership Really Takes

What Strategic Partnership Really Takes

More and more organizations and agencies are seeking new ways to work collaboratively. Whether in response to decreasing resources or as a way to make a bigger mission-related impact together, partnership is on everyone’s mind. But not all partnerships are created...

The Science of Sustainable Partnerships

I recently had the honor and pleasure of attending the 2014 Association of Partners for Public Lands (now called the Public Lands Alliance) conference in Albuquerque. More than 200 federal and state agency representatives, nonprofit friends groups, vendors, and...
Rejuvenate, Refresh, Reinvent

Rejuvenate, Refresh, Reinvent

We’ve written and talked about partnerships a lot over the past couple of years (like here, here, here, and here). In large part, that’s because for most of our clients – whether land trusts, public health agencies, national trails, or human services agencies – are...
What’s Wrong with Your Advisory Group?

What’s Wrong with Your Advisory Group?

Many nonprofit organizations opt to form advisory groups, perhaps as a way to honor or connect with major donors or to keep past board members engaged (and/ or to keep them giving!). For our public sector clients, advisory groups come about for different reasons – in...
Plenty of Fish in the Sea

Plenty of Fish in the Sea

There are plenty of fish in the sea. Has a well-meaning friend ever said that to you after a break-up? It’s true. There are a lot of fish out there. The problem is that some of us keep catching the same sort fish over and over again (okay, maybe I’m projecting)....