Some of what we have learned from consulting on Nonprofit Governance, Strategic Planning, Marketing, Leadership, Financial Management, and Human Resources
Learn more about ESC’s governance consulting services.
Read ESC’s Governance Consulting Brief
Learn more about moving from a founding to a governing board.
Read ESC’s Moving from a Founding to a Governing Board by Michael Daily and Maggie Ford
Strategic Planning and Nonprofit Strategies
Should you do strategic planning or board development first?
Read Michael Daily’s Recommendation
Learn more about ESC’s Growth Strategies Consulting.
Read ESC’s Growth Strategies Consulting Brief
Checkout this check list on strategic planning by our colleagues from ESC Chicago.
Read ESC’s Top Ten Reasons to do Strategic Planning.
You Have the Plan – Now What?
Read ESC’s Strategic Plan Implementation Brief by Michael Daily
Successful Strategic Planning – Finishing the Process.
Read ESC’s Successful Strategic Planning Brief by Michael Daily
Strategic Planning – Blue Sky, Tactical Lists, or Dust Collector.
Read ESC’s Strategic Planning Brief by Michael Daily
Accentuate the Positive – Drive Revenue Growth.
Read ESC’s Tips for Revenue Growth by Michael Daily
Funding challenges for nonprofits.
Read ESC’s Today’s Grant Funding Challenges and How ESC Can Help by Chris van Curan
Increasing Revenues while Minimizing Risk – Growing without Betting the Farm.
Read ESC’s Increasing Revenues while Minimizing Risk by Michael Daily
Learn about the Sustainability Analysis Tool.
Read ESC’s Sustainability Analysis Tool Brief by Michael Daily
Learn how successful nonprofits today are “client-centric”.
Read ESC’s Know Thy Client by Bob Ray
Learn more about ESC’s Market Research Capabilities.
Read ESC’s Market Research Capabilities Brief
Learn more from CompassPoint on the effectiveness of nonprofit executive coaching – it works!
Read CompassPoint’s Study On Executive Coaching
Learn to facilitate effective meetings.
Read ESC’s Meeting Manners by Dee Kelsey and Pam Plumb
Are you ready to start a nonprofit?
Read ESC’s So You Wanna Be a 501(c)3? by Cindy Bahn.
Learn how to create a nonprofit Dashboard
Read ESC’s Getting started with Dashboards by Michael Daily
Learn what constitutes excess reserves.
Read ESC’s Can nonprofits have too much in Reserve Funds ESC consultants by Michael Daily
Learn more about ESC’s Merger Consulting.
Read ESC’s Merger Consulting Brief
Learn about determining a nonprofit’s reserves.
Read ESC’s How Much In Reserve Funds Should Your Nonprofit Have? by Michael Daily
Learn more about ESC’s Nonprofit Turn Around Consulting.
Read ESC’s Nonprofit Turn Around Consulting Brief
We recommend the Operating Reserves Policy Toolkit.
Learn about How much in Operating Reserves you should have?
Learn about Salary Administration
Read a PowerPoint presentation Setting Ethical and Effective Salary Levels.
We provide capacity building solutions to strengthen your board, make a strategic plan for your future, increase your fundraising capacity, market your programs, pay your staff fairly, grow your revenues, and more.
MAKE A DONATION
Make a donation and help us make an impact in your community.
FREE ASSESSMENT VISIT
Request a free assessment visit by an ESC Consultant. Contact us.
Become A Volunteer
We provide challenging, high impact volunteer opportunities for our network of senior-level executives and professionals to “give back” to the community by working with nonprofit leaders to strengthen their organizations.
Contact us to learn more about becoming a Volunteer Consultant.
Nonprofit Sectors Served
Arts, Culture, Human Services, Community Improvement, Humanities, Education, Health Care/Mental Health, Environmental, and more
Follow Us On Linkedin