Organizational Development

What would your social impact be if your organization was running with more clarity, efficiency and internal trust?

We’ve partnered with 55+ organizations to lead internal change and build a strong culture to support new ways of working.


Culture is the "secret sauce" of change management.  Clients often come to us to help them develop shared (and transparent) decision-making practices; organizational values; leadership development; and values-driven performance managemment.

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Organizational development strengthens your effectiveness 


  • Organizational assessment
  • Change management
  • Board development
  • Organization design
  • Executive coaching
  • Peer or individual coaching
  • Decision making processes
  • Values development
  • Performance management
  • Program evaluation
  • Succession planning
  • Policy development/review
  • Job descriptions
  • Sustainability analysis

Interested in getting training for your staff? Check out our trainings here.

Featured Articles

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Why Systems are the Key to Growth

by Molly Penn Have you ever thought about what systems can do for you?  We specialize in thinking about this question. As consultants who work with nonprofits and foundations to help them change the world (a lofty goal), we recognize the importance of starting with the smallest step – building systems to support people in …

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4 Kinds of Succession Planning

by Molly Penn Succession planning is a hot topic these days!  This article will give you tips for navigating 4 different kinds of succession planning.  As organizational development specialists who work with an equity forward lens, we have gotten a lot of inquiries about succession planning so we thought we’d share these strategies.  Succession planning refers …

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Designing Power: How to help Anti-Racism Take Root in Your Organization

by Marita Phelps and Molly Penn Many of us are asking ourselves, in both our personal lives and professional roles: What can I do to end racism and create equity for people of color?  Last year, many formerly complacent Americans woke up. The deaths of people like Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Eric Garner, and Tamir …

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6 key questions to ensure your communications strategy aligns with your strategic plan

Guest Blog Post by Ally Dommu, Director of Service Development and Worker-Owner at Big Duck Nearly every big organizational decision a nonprofit makes—new programs, leadership changes, refined fundraising strategies, upgraded technology—has a communications opportunity attached to it. But it can be challenging to regularly take a step back and think strategically about what’s most important to prioritize. …

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