• Jeanne Canina Tedrow, President & CEO, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

    Happy New Year – 2019!

  • A sample contract for consulting services that you may adapt for your organization.

  • The nuts and bolts of selecting a consultant. Includes step by step planning and tips for writing the contract. (Community Foundation of Western North Carolina)


  • Whether it’s a consultant to facilitate organizational planning, develop a capital fundraising campaign, or help the board and staff navigate an organizational merger, professionals can often provide the expertise we all need from time to time to better manage our nonprofits. There are many considerations when hiring and engaging consultants. This guide is meant to provide you with some basic tips for hiring, interviewing, and working with consultants to ensure that your experience is productive and worthwhile.


  • This guide outlines the steps and stages of a well-conducted search for a new CEO or Executive Director, as experienced by BoardWalk Consulting, a national executive search firm that specializes in recruiting CEOs and senior leaders for nonprofits and foundations. (BoardWalk Consulting)


  • To find the right firm for your search, you must consider a number of factors. This article shares what actions should be taken prior to selecting and engaging with a search firm. (The Bridgespan Group)

    A Nonprofit Organization's Guide to Engaging an Executive Search Firm

  • Your organization may be growing and need extra hands on deck to maintain the recordkeeping. Or, maybe it's small and needs external help to manage finances. Either way, working with outsourced accountants may benefit your operations and save you money.

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