Professional Consulting Resources

Foundation For The Carolinas is pleased to offer this online Directory of Professional Consulting Resources to assist nonprofits in our region with finding local resources. The resources listed in this directory can provide critical support for nonprofit organizations that are making strategic transitions to become more innovative, effective and efficient.

Listed below are resources to assist your organization with improving efficiency, including individuals and organizations as well as reference materials.

These individuals and organizations are categorized by the following areas of expertise. Click on the link to jump to the category:

Accounting and Bookkeeping
Fundraising and Development
Strategic Planning and Organizational Development 
General Facilitation 
General Project Management 
Grantwriting 
Marketing and Communications 
Human Resources and Professional Development
Technology

Click here to view additional reference materials.

The Foundation maintains this list of professional resources for informational purposes only. The reference on this list to a specific individual or organization does not constitute an endorsement of such individual or organization.

If you would like to add your name or organization to this online directory, please contact our Community Programs & Civic Leadership team at 704.973.4500. We will update the list periodically throughout the year.


Accounting and Bookkeeping

CenterPointCFO, LLC
The Foxx Company, LLC
Laxton CFO Services
PGConsulting, Inc. 

Fundraising and Development
Capstone Advancement Partners 
The Foxx Company, LLC
J. Jacobson Enterprises, LLC
Jean Craig Long Nonprofit Consultant
M2H Consulting, LLC
The McLynn Group, LLC
The Nonprofit Group
Pat Martin
Patton McDowell & Associates LLC
Speakman Management Consulting


Strategic Planning and Organizational Development

Capstone Advancement Partners
Carol Morris Community Planning Consultant
Carolina Public Relations
CenterPointCFO, LLC
Coman Company
David Norman & Associates
Farr Associates, Inc.
The Foxx Company, LLC
The Hayes Consulting Group
Hoshin and Kanri, Inc.
J. Jacobson Enterprises, LLC
Jean Craig Long Nonprofit Consultant
Kaleidoscope Business Options, Inc.
Karen Geiger & Associates, Inc.
Laxton CFO Services
The Lee Institute
Levridge Resources, LLC
Linda Christopherson & Associates
The Nonprofit Group
OZS Consulting
Patton McDowell & Associates LLC
Peak Nonprofits Consulting
PGConsulting, Inc.
Seabridge Group, LLC
Speakman Management Consulting
Strait Insights, LLC
Sylvia Bittle-Patton, Ph.D., Organizational & Management Consulting
Whitehead Associates Inc./The Center for Intentional Leadership
YGL Enterprises, Inc.

General Facilitation
Capstone Advancement Partners
CenterPointCFO, LLC
Coman Company
David Norman & Associates
Farr Associates, Inc.
The Hayes Consulting Group
Hoshin and Kanri, Inc.
The Lee Institute
Levridge Resources, LLC
Linda Christopherson & Associates
The Nonprofit Group
OZS Consulting
PGConsulting, Inc.
Peak Nonprofits Consulting
Speakman Management Consulting
Sylvia Bittle-Patton, Ph.D., Organizational & Management Consulting
VF Consultant Services
Whitehead Associates Inc./The Center for Intentional Leadership

General Project Management
Carol Morris Community Planning Consultant
Coman Company
Hoshin and Kanri, Inc.
J. Jacobson Enterprises, LLC
The Lee Institute
M2H Consulting, LLC
The McLynn Group, LLC
The Nonprofit Group
OZS Consulting
Patton McDowell & Associates LLC
VF Consultant Services
YGL Enterprises, Inc.

Grantwriting
Carol Morris Community Planning Consultant
J. Jacobson Enterprises, LLC
The Nonprofit Group
Pat Martin
VF Consultant Services

Marketing and Communications
Carolina Public Relations
M2H Consulting, LLC
The McLynn Group, LLC
The Nonprofit Group
Russ Communications, Inc.
Strait Insights, LLC
YGL Enterprises, Inc.

 

Human Resources and Professional Development
David Norman & Associates
Farr Associates, Inc.
The Hayes Consulting Group
InSite Coaching
Jean Craig Long Nonprofit Consultant
Levridge Resources, LLC
Linda Christopherson & Associates
The Nonprofit Group
Seabridge Group, LLC
Speakman Management Consulting
Strait Insights, LLC
Sylvia Bittle-Patton, Ph.D., Organizational & Management Consulting
TriNet
Whitehead Associates Inc./The Center for Intentional Leadership
Workplace Dynamics

Technology
NPower Charlotte Region 


 Strategic Restructuring Training by La Piana Consultants, Phase II Participants

In September 2010, Foundation For The Carolinas hosted a three day intensive training session for local consultants focusing on nonprofit strategic restructuring. The session was presented La Piana Consulting, a national firm dedicated to strengthening nonprofits for greater social impact through enhanced strategy, leadership and collaboration." The local participants included:

1. Patton McDowell & Associates, Margaret Andrews
2. Peak Non Profits Consulting, Rosalyn Allison-Jacobs
3. The Lee Institute, Libby Cable
4. The Foxx Company, LLC, Laura Foxx
5. The McLynn Group, Melinda McVadon & Donna North
6. Carol Morris Community Planning, Carol Morris
7. The Nonprofit Group, Charles Page
8. OZS Consulting, Octavia Seawall


Reference Materials

2010 Charlotte Business Journal Nonprofit Business Summit
Foundation For The Carolinas shared information and expertise through two presentations at the 2010 Nonprofit Business Summit on May 21. The one-day summit, hosted by Charlotte Business Journal and US Airways, convened community leaders to discuss to address the changing market for nonprofits.

You may access Foundation For The Carolinas' presentation by clicking the link below.

Beyond Sustainability: Creating New Opportunities & Maximizing Impact
Hosted by Foundation For The Carolinas
Presented by Laura L. Meyer, Executive Vice President, Foundation For The Carolinas and Vance Yoshida, Senior Manager, La Piana Consulting

Thoughtbox Charlotte: Archiving and Sharing Community Information
Presented by Brian Collier, Senior Vice President, Foundation For The Carolinas; Patricia Zoder, Executive Director, Crossroads Charlotte; Susan Patterson, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

2009 Charlotte Business Journal Nonprofit Business Summit
Foundation For The Carolinas led two presentations at the 2009 Nonprofit Business Summit on November 10, a first round information session for the Community Catalyst Program that convened community leaders to discuss the nonprofit landscape and identify the innovations and collaborations needed to sustain our nonprofit community. 

You may access Foundation For The Carolinas' presentation by clicking the link below.

Philanthropic State of the Region: A Community Responds
Presented by Laura L. Meyer, Executive Vice President, Foundation For The Carolinas and Andrew Belton, Partner, The Bridgespan Group

Innovation, Collaborations and Consolidations: Getting the Conversation Started
Presented by Brian Collier, Senior Vice President of Community Philanthropy, Foundation For The Carolinas


Community Catalyst Program


Click here for more information about the Community Catalyst Program.

Apply for a Grant


Click here for information about applying for a Community Catalyst Fund grant.