In this special report, PJ looks at ways nonprofit consulting is changing to better address nonprofits' real-time market needs.
Growth in nonprofit consulting double-edged
As the nonprofit sector grows, so does the consulting sector that serves it, a trend that creates both opportunities and challenges for charities.
Tips for working with consultants
Doing your homework, making your needs clear, asking tough questions, and trusting your gut can give your nonprofit a better chance that your use of consultants will produce successful results.
Consulting for nonprofits adapts to market
Stretched to the limit in the face of budget cuts and rising demand for services, a growing number of nonprofits are developing new relationships with consultants to handle new kinds of work to help address critical needs.
Expert Advice: When do you need a fundraising consultant?
No matter where you are in your professional career, engaging a fundraising consultant you trust, value and respect can be one of the most important decisions you make.
Care needed in hiring consultants
To avoid wasted opportunities and squandered resources, nonprofit managers should exercise care and due diligence in hiring consultants.
Ups and downs of nonprofit consulting
Used correctly, consultants can give a big boost to nonprofits; mismanaged or mismatched, however, consultants can mean wasted time and money, and frustration.
Smart use of consultants takes planning
Deciding whether to hire a consultant, finding the right one and ensuring a productive outcome require that nonprofits be clear about what they want and be ready for change.