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Name of DatabaseURLBrief descriptionType of consultants representedNo. of consultants representedCapacity Building ServicesRegion servedUnique features/functionality
Social Transformation Project - ATC Consultant Alumni Directory is a directory of the 175+ alumni of the Art of Transformational Consulting, a five-day training for experienced consultants who serve progressive social change clients.2013-2016 Alumni of the Art of Transformational Consulting, a five-day training for experienced consultants who serve progressive social change clients187
Board Development and Governance; Change Management; Communications Strategy; Leadership Development; Management Systems and Practices; Executive Coaching and Senior Teams; Organizational Planning and Strategy; Network development; Strategic alliances and mergers
Links to their Linkedin profile (can get ratings this way)
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County - Nonprofit Consultant Directory directory is a shared service provided by three community foundations to help nonprofit organizations in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz Counties find, select and hire a consultant, and offer consultants a place to list services available to our local nonprofits.82
Board Governance; Communications; Diversity and Inclusiveness; Executive Leadership; Organizational Development; Strategic Restructuring; Succession Planning
California's Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz CountiesCan upload resume/CV/firm info with references
Mary's List's List was created by Mary Gregory, a Program Officer at Pacific Foundation Services, as a way for non-profits to connect with qualified consultants and for consultants to connect with each other.179Board Development; Staff Development; Strategic Planning; Evaluation; Interim Executive Director; Interim Development DirectorNorthern CaliforniaConsultants pay $85/year to create profile
Nonprofit organizations can post jobs
Has statistics on # of profile views and when profiles were last updated
National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers - Directory of Philanthropy Consultants’s Directory of Philanthropy Consultants is the only freely accessible source of vetted consultants serving all types and sizes of grantmakers.176
Board of Directors, Governance Issues; Communications, Marketing; Executive Coaching; Executive Search; Foundation Management; Fund Development; Leadership Transition, Succession Planning, and Leadership Development; New Foundation Develolpment; Partnerships, Collaborations; Racial Equity, Diversity, Cultural Competency; Strategic Planning
NationalTiered system of membership based on experience
$395/year for individual membership; $1250/year for institutions and firms (5 individuals)
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) - Fundraising Consultants and Resource Directory

*Each AFP chapter may have their own database. Some have been included below, but is not an exhaustive list of all AFP chapters and databases.* AFP Consultants and Resource Directory contains paid listings of consultants and organizations that provide products and services to the fundraising and nonprofit community.Business services; campaign services; data management; direct marketing; donor recognition; fundraising services; marketing consultants; technology/softwareUnknown - largeBoard & Staff Training; Fund Development; Leadership Development/Training; Staffing Support; Strategy; Strategic Planning; Executive SearchNational + Canada
Grant Professionals Association - Consultant Directory directory is here to help you find someone who could assist you with your need for finding, writing, researching, or managing a grant. 100-200n/a - self-definedNational
Exponent Philanthropy - Directory of Foundation & Philanthropy Advisors Directory of Foundation & Philanthropy Advisors is the only national listing of professionals who serve foundations and other philanthropists who work with few or no staff. The Directory only includes individuals vetted by Exponent Philanthropy staff or recommended by Exponent Philanthropy members.
92Strategic Planning; Executive Search/Staffing; Strategic PlanningNational$250/year to get listed - references needed
Chronicle of Philanthropy - Marketplace: Fundraising Guide help you find a consultant, we have categorized the advertisers in the Guide to Managing Nonprofits by their specialties. Companies are listed in the Guide in alphabetical order.Advertisers in Chronicle' of Philanthropy's Fundraising Guide44, with repeatsBoard & Staff Training; Executive Search; Strategic anningNational + Canada
Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) - Consultants Directory with our consultant members if you’re looking for support in their area of expertise. CNE checks two client references for each consultant in our directory.23Board Leadership; Executive Leadership & Strategy; Fund Development & Grant Writing; HR & Personnel Management; Program Development & EvaluationVirginia
The Forbes Fund Consultant Directory Forbes Funds makes it easy for nonprofits to find consultants that best suit their needs. Our Consultant Directory is a searchable database of consultants that includes information about their areas of expertise and past work. 85Board Development, Strategic Plan; Financial Management; Fundraising and Revenue Development; Merger/Acquisition; Organizational Restructuring; Staffing Structure; Strategic Partnerships; Strategic Plan; Succession Planning (Board & Staff Level)Mainly PennsylvaniaHas field for "Years of experience working with nonprofits", "Consultants on staff"
AFP Greater Cleveland - Consultant List current members of the Greater Cleveland Chapter of AFP are permitted to participate in this listing. The Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Cleveland Chapter is dedicated to elevating the fundraising profession, providing valuable educational programming to our members, and serving the community by promoting ethical and professional practices in philanthropy.Members of AFP Greater Cleveland 9n/a - self-definedGreater Cleveland, OhioListings are purchased for 12 months.
AFP Vancouver Island - Consultants Directory chapter represents fundraising professionals across Vancouver Island and we are your one-stop shop for information, education, certification, job-postings and networking events for professional and volunteer fundraisers.Members of AFP Vancouver Island5n/a - self-definedVancouver Island, Canada
AFP San Antonio - Consultant Directory chapter maintains a listing of available jobs as well as a list of members offering professional consultation and services to the San Antonio Fundraising community. Both resources are accessible to members and non-members on the chapter web site. Members of AFP San Antonio1Board Development & TrainingSan Antonio, TexasSearch filters for CFRE credentials
Lists recent clients
AFP New Jersey - Consultant Directory from a professional consultant is a great way to jump start your fundraising efforts, energize your board, and refocus your organization! Check out our list of AFP member consultants here!Members of AFP, any chapter8n/a - self-definedNew Jersey$75/year
Includes Twitter handle and Facebook
AFP Central Ohio - Consultants and Resource Directory Central Ohio AFP Consultant and Resource Directory contains paid listings of consultants, businesses and organizations that provide services to the fundraising and nonprofit communities. Each Resource Directory partner can choose to be listed in up to three of the categories listed.21Board Governance; Executive Search/Recruitment; Leadership Development; Strategic PlanningOhioDisplays image of business card
Max inclusion into 3 service type/expertise categories
The Nonprofit Association of Oregon - Directory Directory contains profiles of Nonprofit Association of Oregon member organizations, institutions and consultants dedicated to serving the nonprofit sector in Oregon.100Board Development & Governance; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Executive Leadership; Fundraising & Development; Interim Management; Organizational DevelopmentOregon$125-$250/year for listing
Profiles include which Oregon counties served by consultant and description of services
CalNonprofits - Professional Directory California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits) is a statewide membership organization that brings nonprofits together to advocate for the communities we serve. Members of CalNonprofits34 (under Nonprofit Management Training & Consulting); 1508 (overall) Nonprofit Management Training & ConsultingCaliforniaIncludes Twitter handle and Facebook
CalNonprofits membership dues requied?
The Association of Consultants to Nonprofits - Consultant Database membership of the Association of Consultants to Nonprofits is dedicated to providing best practice consulting services to the nonprofit community. Our database of professionals represents a broad spectrum of areas of expertise who are leaders in their respective fields.Members of ACN89Board Development/Governance, Capacity Building, Development/Fundraising, Executive Coaching; Leadership Development, Organizational Development; Strategic PlanningNational?Includes consultant picture, Twitter handle, Facebook, and LinkedIn
Can create a RFP and distribute to all members
Can directly message consultant from their profile
Association of Nonprofit Specialists - Affiliated Consultants are some of the specialists who have worked with Association of Nonprofit Specialists directly or conducted educational sessions on their behalf.30n/a - self-definedNew York
Community Development Works - Consultant Directory maintains a directory of service providers with expertise in nonprofit management and organizational development areas. You can search this resource to identify technical assistance or support services to address your nonprofit's needs.51Board of Directors Issues, Governance, Leadership, Strategic PlanningCentral LouisanaLocation search is by parishes
Community Foundation Greater Des Moines - Consultant Database Community Foundation is committed to increasing the capacity of the local nonprofit sector.  Because of this commitment, we have developed a list of local consultants who have experience working with local nonprofit organizations. 71n/a - self-definedGreater Des Moines, IowaPDF list
Southern New England Nonprofit Consultant Directory directory is intended to assist nonprofit organizations in the "how" and "why" of hiring a consultant; help nonprofit organizations identify specific, prospective consultants; aid consultants working with the nonprofit community to get the word out about the services they offer.365Board Governance, Executive Transition, Organizational Management; Organizational Planning and Development; Fundraising/Fund DevelopmentConnecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode IslandProfile includes number of clients, number of employees, languages spoken, ethnicity, and percentage of client base that is nonprofit
Vermont Consultants Network Directory Vermont Consultants Network facilitates professional development, education and professional relationships through partnering, liaison, and dialogue.20n/a - self-definedVermont$125/year membership
Montana Nonprofit Connections Organizational Development Consultant Directory Nonprofit Connections (MNC) is pleased to make this directory of organizational development consultants available to MNC grantees and applicants, as well as other nonprofits throughout the state.58
Board Development & Governance, Fundraising/Fund Development, Organizational Change, Organizational Planning
MontanaConsultants can indicate having Primary or Secondary expertise in each area of expertise
Can download profile sheet of consultant with more information (Twitter, Facebook, types of nonprofits served, geographies served, and years of experience)
501 Commons - Consultants & Other Nonprofit Specialists here for nonprofit resources, consultants, and other excellent providers serving WA State nonprofits. Minimum requirements and reference checks ensure that those listed are experienced and come recommended by nonprofitsUnknown - largeBoards/Governance; Turnaround Management & Mergers; Planning & Organizational Development; Fundraising & Development; Interim ManagementWashingtonDynamic search
Search by area(s) of expertise, then subsector experience, cultural experience, langauage skills, and county availability
Can upload promotional material
Consultants must have references and at least 3 years experience to apply to be added, $175-$275 fee
Volunteer Center of Sonoma County - Partnering Consultants the efforts of the Resource Center for Nonprofits, the Volunteer Center has provided much needed services to community-based organizations in Sonoma County. Each service requires partners including professional consultants that bring a certain expertise to the table. Please find included a list of consultants who have supported the Volunteer Center in some way, and to whom we are very grateful for their contribution.47Nonprofit Management & Board DevelopmentCalifornia
Center for Nonprofit Advancement VendorBank VendorBank is a directory of professionals, consultants and other businesses that work with the nonprofit community.75Board Development and Training; Diversity Training and Consulting; Organizational Development; Strategic Planning ConsultantsWashington D.C.Profiles include field for "Is your company women owned?"
$200-$1800/year dues
Michigan Nonprofit Association - Business Marketplace Business Marketplace is an on-line searchable database of businesses and consultants that specialize in serving nonprofit organizations in Michigan. All organizations listed are members of MNA.106Fundraising & Development; Strategic PlanningMichigan
University of Iowa - The Larned A. Waterman Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center provides a statewide database of consultants. The INRC strives to help Iowa’s charitable nonprofit organizations become more effective in building their communities.114
Fundraising, Legal, Management, Marketing
WNC Nonprofit Pathways - Consultant Directory purpose of this Directory is to assist nonprofit organizations in accessing knowledge and support that can improve their internal operations and services to the community; to provide substantive information on the skills and experience of individual consultants so that nonprofits can make informed choices to meet their needs; and to promote the breadth and depth of consultant expertise available in our region.32Board Governance/Development; Fundraising/Development; Organizational Development/Change; Organizational ManagementWestern North CarolinaCritera for inclusion: 3 yrs. nonprofit experience, 2 yrs. recent experience in nonprofit consulting, demonstrated skills in area(s) of practice, references
Gordon Elwood Foundation - Southern Oregon Nonprofit Consultant 2015 Directory Southern Oregon Nonprofit Consultant Network provides this list of consultants based in southern Oregon to boards of directors and organizational leaders who are interested in securing outside assistance to move their business, community organization, and/or mission forward in the best way possible.45n/a - self-definedSouthern OregonPDF
Nonprofit Network - Consultant Directory consultant directory is a list of consultants who have agreed to provide Nonprofit Network members services at free or reduced rates.16n/a - self-definedMichiganCan send message to consultant on website
$50 membership for consultants
Rollins College Edyth Bush Institute - Nonprofit Consultant Directory directory has been compiled for the convenience and accommodation of the nonprofit community in Central Florida. 18Board Governance; Executive Transition, Fundraising & Development; Strategic Planning; Leadership & CoachingFloridaStates on profile last updated date
Fee required to be listed - unsure to who and how much
Florida Nonprofit Alliance - Nonprofit Consultant Directory directory has been compiled for the convenience and accommodation of the nonprofit community in Florida.11Board Governance; Executive Transition; Fundraising & Development; Strategic Planning; Leadership & CoachingFloridaStates on profile last updated date
Fee required to be listed - unsure to who and how much
NH Center for Nonprofits - Consultants Resource Bank Consultant Resource Bank lists consultants who have experience working with nonprofit organizations. In order to be listed in the Consultant Resource Bank, a consultant must submit two references from nonprofit organizations they have worked with successfully.83
Board Governance/Development; Executive Transition; Fundraising/Fund Development; Organizational Planning/Development; Strategic/Business Plan Development
New Hampshire
Nonprofit Consultant Network - Consultant Directory mission of the Nonprofit Consultant Network is to support the business practice of independent consultants serving charitable nonprofit organizations in the greater Philadelphia region.21Organizational/Board DevelopmentGreater PhiladelphiaLinkedIn url in profile
$100/yr membership listing
Frontstream Giftworks - CRM Consultant Directory are FrontStream Certified Consultants who are required to take FrontStream's University training series, successfully complete an assessment, and attend FrontStream Certified Consultant meetings.34n/a - self-definedNational + Canada
John Rex Endowment Consultant Directory John Rex Endowment Consultant Directory includes consultants that provide services to nonprofit agencies. Consultants were identified through agency contacts and public listings and invited to be listed in this directory. Only consultants who provided authorization are included here; further, we recognize that we may not have identified all consultants providing services in the area. Thus, this directory is not a complete list.34Governance and Leadership; Strategic Relationships; Organizational Restructuring or MergersNorth CarolinaStates when profile was last updated
NPTA Fund Consultant Directory NPTA Fund Consultant Directory serves as a premier resource for helping the West Michigan nonprofit community identify consultant support and technical assistance providers. The new and improved directory provides a complete profile of consultant areas of expertise and services. We are seeking professionals with specific experience serving the unique needs of the nonprofit organizations.77
Board Development/Governance, Cultural Competence/Diversity/Equity/Inclusion, Executive Coaching, Financial Management Training/Planning/Assessment, Strategic Planning, Succession / Transition / Crisis Management Planning
Kent County, MichiganProfiles include % of clients that are nonprofits
$100/two year listing
Colorado Nonprofit Association - Nonprofit Consultant Directory Nonprofit Association has many business members specializing in serving nonprofits. Looking for an expert grant writer, PR agency, recruitment firm or even web design firm specializing in nonprofits? Look no further.121Board Development; Leadership; Strategic Planning; Organizational DevelopmentColorado
The Nonprofit Resource Group - Consultant Directory nonprofit consultants listed serve nonprofit organizations in Southwest New Mexico.13n/a - self-definedSouthwest New Mexico
Massachusetts Nonprofit Network - Business Directory guide is made up of MNN members who serve nonprofits.118Executive Search; Leadership Development/Training; Organizational Development & Strategic PlanningMassachusetts$250 for membership listing
Organizations can choose to offer discounted services to members of the site
National Head Start Association - Consultants Directory is the mission of NHSA to coalesce, inspire and support the Head Start field as a leader in early childhood development and education. This directory provides NHSA members access to a number of high impact resources. 21Leadership and Organizational DevelopmentNational
Maine Association of Nonprofits Yellow Pages online directory consists of vendors, consultants, nonprofits and others who provide services or products to nonprofits in Maine. The Yellow Pages can assist you with anything from finding an accountant to designing your nonprofit’s website.69Organizational DevelopmentMaine$250 for listing
Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations - Corporate Partner Listing consultants listed are corporate members of PANO who commit to the Guiding Principles of the Standards for Excellence and are committed to serving their nonprofit clientele. Members with the Trained & Approved Consultant Seal have gone through special training through our Standards for Excellence Program. 121Executive Search, Governance, Strategic Planning, TrainingPennsylvaniaStandards for Excellence section denote members who underwent special special in the Standards for Excellence Program
Maryland Nonprofits - Nonprofit Consultants and Service Providers consultants and service providers listed below are Maryland Nonprofit members—for-profit businesses, social enterprises and nonprofits—offering services and products that could be beneficial to other members.108
Leadership: Board Governance & Staff; Mission, Strategy, Evaluation & Organizational Development; Resource Development & Fundraising
Maryland$99-$3,000 for membership listing
ForeFront Member Directory[0]=field_record_type%3A012E00000005wuZIAQForefront's mission is to build a vibrant social impact sector for all the people of Illinois. Currently, our Members number over 1,100. Our Advisor Members include consultants, attorneys, investment managers, and other professional advisors to grantmakers and nonprofits. 58 (Advisor Firms)Board Development; Executive Search Services; Strategic Planning ConsultantIllinoisCan export to Excel
Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits - Consultant Directory is proud to endorse nonprofits, sponsors, individuals and students who are leaders within and around Nevada’s nonprofit sector!6n/a - self-definedNevada
Association of Fundraising Professionals Bay Area Chapters - Directory of Consultants directory covers a large territory -- Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Marin and the whole East Bay. Consultants listed are members of AFP, ensuring that they hold the high standards and best practices represented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals.AFP members25Development Coaching; Executive Search/Recruitment; Fund Development; Staff Training/Board Development & Training; Strategic Planning/ManagementBay AreaPDF
Resource Directory for Nonprofit Capacity Building in Los Angeles County - Thirteenth Edition May 2016 Directory offers a starting place to identify individuals and organizations providing capacity-building services and resrouces to nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County.34n/a - self-definedLos Angeles CountyPDF listing updated - seems to be published annually
Kalamazoo Public Library - Consultants and Trainers Directory professional nonprofit consultants and trainers have joined the Nonprofit Consultants & Trainers Network in Kalamazoo County. Each consultant or trainer (C/T) has completed an extensive registration package, which includes his/her resume, agreeing to the Code of Ethics, and reference reviews.38Board Development, Capacity Building, Diversity/Multi-Cultural Issues, Executive Coaching, Strategic Planning; Fundraising / Fund Development Planning; Governance; Leadership and Administration; Mergers and Organizational Restructuring; Succession PlanningKalamazoo County, Michigan
New South Wales Council of Social Service (NCOSS) - Consultant Direcoty following directory lists consultants in management and governance for NGO and not-for-profit organisations.NCOSS members10n/a - self-definedNew South Wales, Australia$25-990/membership
Profile contains Values and Principles statement
Clinks Consultants Directory associate consultant members all have experience working with voluntary sector organisatons and/or the Criminal Justice System. 46n/a - self-definedUK£40-140/membership
United Way of Genesee County - Consultant Listing Excellence Sustainability and Trust (BEST) is a program of the United Way of Genesee County designed to strengthen the nonprofit sector of Flint and Genesee County by providing capacity building support and technical assistance. BEST has capacity building expertise in a variety of topics from starting a nonprofit, to dissolution and everything in between!32n/a - self-definedGenesee County, Michigan
Inland Empire Capaciteria Consultant Directory intention of this directory is solely for consultants serving the San Bernardino-Riverside area who specialize in capacity building for nonprofit organizations.27Strategy & Planning, Board LeadershipSan Bernardino & Riverside countiesListing requires two letter of support from past organizations and minimum of 1 yr as consultant to nonprofits
RoadMap Consultants by Director, Emily Goldfarb of GoldRio Consulting, RoadMap is made up of 75 consultants across the country. We have an average of 10 years of experience as consultants and coaches in the social justice field and many more years of experience as leaders of social justice organizations. We bring a range of skills and a diversity of race and ethnicity, class, sexual orientation, and geographic backgrounds that is rare in the consulting field.RoadMap affiliated consultants75Strategic Planning; Leadership Coaching; Leadership Transition Planning; Board Development; Strategic CommunicationsNational
Nonprofit Resource Directory Commons provides a listing service for consultants and service providers serving Washington State nonprofits. Each of the 100+ companies and organizations listed have passed an application review process that ensures that they are experienced in the specific areas in which they are listed and that they are recommended by nonprofits. Organization must pass this screening process to be included in the listings. The consultant listings are part of the Nonprofit Resource Directory which includes a wide array of tools and resources to guide nonprofit management practices. 100Washington State
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