Interim Executive Leadership Staffing

Stabilizing and thriving through transition

Catherine can fill leadership and operational gaps when organizations experience transitions – particularly in Chief Program Officer, Program Director or Executive Director roles. The day-to-day work in mission-based organizations demands the full attention of its leadership. Vacancies can have significant impacts on services, morale and effective stewardship of resources. Her nonprofit management expertise helps minimize disruption, maintain a focus on quality services, and support staff, partners and stakeholders. 

Strategic Design and Implementation

Providing structure to chart the course

Catherine brings thought-provoking perspectives to understand possibilities that lead to results. Organizations ask important questions about their direction when faced with urgent community needs, new opportunities and changing landscapes. Catherine provides process facilitation, operational design and strategic planning to take your mission to new levels.

Research and Evaluation

Answering important questions to inform practice

Catherine can assess field practices and evaluate programs in the spirit of learning and improvement.  She digs into data and engages with stakeholders to identify what works and inform policy and practice.

Facilitation and Coalition Building

Advancing shared goals

Catherine works with partners to realize impact centered on equity and grounded in community. Community coalitions leverage the passions and relationships to bring about sustained change and amplify voices united around a shared vision. She facilitates small and large group processes to ask the right questions, get to resolution and bring forward shared understanding.

Organizational Capacity Building and Quality Program Delivery

Supporting the infrastructure, tools, culture and methods for learning organizations

Catherine helps organizations navigate change by partnering to build strong systems, strong boards, strong leadership and strong staff. Organizations deliver on their mission when the backbone functions are solid and services are grounded in quality programming. Through organizational analysis and design, training, facilitation and coaching, she helps organizations center client voice, focus services on impact and use data for quality improvement.

Grant Support and Technical Assistance

Demystifying processes to deliver on mission

Catherine helps nonprofits navigate complex grant processes. She offers a mix of services – program design, budgeting, grant writing, or review and editing – to maximize competitiveness that aligns with mission. Her approach emphasizes coaching to build organizational capacity to respond to future grant opportunities.  

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