Do you have a great idea for delivering a
public good to its target?
Art helps people like you turn great ideas into
high-performance non-profit organizations, ensure their
responsible and responsive governance, design their
organization and processes, identify and realize their
funding relationships, and realize a better community as
the result of the passion, dedication, and hard work
they pour into their great idea. In his consulting
practice, Art has:
- Mentored a local chapter of a national, homeless
veterans’ life-skills organization into existence
relying on the national model and addressing the
local web of complementary services sources,
regulatory agencies, and funding sources. He
also wrote its establishing Federal grants.
- Mentored a diverse group of non-profit employees
out of an otherwise good idea to start a non-profit,
case management service because of the diversity of
their individual and personal financial needs – and
the probable timing from start-up to paycheck.
Does your non-profit need to realign to its
target’s emerging needs?
Through their Board and senior professional
leadership, Art helps non-profit organizations re-define
their mission and values as the needs of the population
they serve evolve – or as disruptive technologies make
past processes, goods, and services obsolete. In his
consulting practice, Art has:
- Mentored a non-profit immigrant mutual services
association through several years of budget
building, program selection and execution, and
funding cycles to achieve recognition for leadership
in their service delivery area and the generosity
and mutual commitment they built within their local
Does your non-profit face leadership succession
With their Boards, and senior professional
leadership, Art helps non-profit organizations plan for
and realize smooth succession of Board members and of
the senior professional leadership. In his consulting
practice, Art has:
- Mentored several Boards through succession
planning for both Board members and senior
professional staff, heading off both leadership
stagnation and panic in the face of un-programmed
How does this work?
You make and execute the decisions. Art’s advice
- Missions, visions, target population needs, and
service provision outcomes –
… this is the business of changing lives.
- Organizational design and behavior mechanisms
focused on mission, vision, and need.
- Human, financial, and other resources,
- Operational services delivery and organizational
- Governance at the vision, policy, and
- Regulatory, donor, referral, and other
… these are the business of responsible stewardship
of the public trust.
Art’s advice – and the details of your idea and
business -- always remain private and confidential, as
can the fact of the mentoring relationship, itself.
Art’s fees are scaled by these
projects’ type and complexity- and are bid for the
specific task; but, are usually north of
$10,000 for the larger efforts among these services. Some organizational needs
are met through strategic partnerships [www.therittergroup.com],
which are separately billed.
If turning your great idea -- and your passion for it
-- into a non-profit organization definition,
improvement, or continuing governance appeals to you,
call or email Art – today!