What do NAO consultants do?
I know my organization needs help. How do I choose a consultant?
How will you identify a consultant to my project?
How long will it take to get started?
Will I have any guarantee of quality?
What sort of projects have you done?
What makes NAO different from private consulting firms?

What do NAO Consultants do?

Our Consultant Team is able to help your nonprofit organization with a broad range of services, including leadership development, executive transitions, strategic planning, facilitation, board development, cross cultural effectiveness, and technology solutions that meet your needs and your budget. From a half-day meeting to a year-long planning process, NAO’s Consulting Team will design a project to suit your organization’s requirements.

I know my organization needs help. How do I choose a consultant?

Once you have decided to engage a consultant for your project, you will want to be certain you select the best person to meet your specific needs. When you hire your next consultant through the Nonprofit Association of Oregon you will avoid uncertainty and save time. We will provide you with different consultant options and guide you through the process.

How will you identify a consultant to my project?

We will clarify with you the type of consultant best suited to your project. We match a member/s of our Consultant Team to your organization’s needs. Our consultant/s will arrive prepared to work with you on meeting your goals.

How long will it take to get started?

NAO identifies the most qualified consultant who can accommodate your schedule. Your project is their priority.

Will I have any guarantee of quality?

NAO continually evaluates the experiences of our clients and consultants to ensure the highest level of satisfaction with the work.

What sort of projects have you done?

We provide customized consulting that helps build your organization’s capacity to fulfill your mission. We have worked with thousands of individual nonprofit organizations, cohorts of nonprofits, and government agencies (see client list). We have done board development, strategic planning, cross cultural effectiveness training, coaching for nonprofit leaders, fund development planning, management training, and constituent engagement facilitation.

What makes NAO different from private consulting firms?

We are a nonprofit—everyday, we experience firsthand the rewards and challenges. We have over 30 years experience providing consulting services to Oregon nonprofits of all shapes and sizes, in all stages of organizational development. We leverage our collective experience with other nonprofits and experts in nonprofit management, development, and governance to continually develop new knowledge and resources.