Working Together To Make A Difference
Founded in 1998 with start-up capital from three major foundations, La Piana Consulting is a national firm dedicated to strengthening nonprofits and foundations. Our mission is to improve leadership and management practices throughout the sector for greater social impact. We have consulted to nearly 700 organizations with an emphasis in the following practice areas:
It is our goal to deliver concrete results that empower your team and advance your organization’s mission. Our collaborative consulting process facilitates bridge-building and cultivates a strong sense of ownership throughout your organization. We will work with you to formulate strategies that ensure your capacity-building efforts are implemented for lasting success.
Partners with Experience
You need a partner who understands the nonprofit sector. La Piana consultants have direct experience managing nonprofits, so you will be treated as a peer. We help pinpoint your organization’s core challenges and work with you to develop strategic solutions to overcome them. Our interdisciplinary team of experts is committed to providing you with personal attention and fostering collegial relationships that grow beyond specific project engagements.
La Piana consultants regularly undertake original research and development that leads to ongoing innovation in our own practice and wide adoption of our new methodologies throughout the nonprofit sector. Our consultants are popular speakers and frequently participate in the national dialogue on organizational effectiveness. To support and advance the sector, we have produced a library of resources, from assessment tools and white papers, to books including The Nonprofit Strategy Revolution and The Nonprofit Mergers Workbook. We offer national workshops and trainings on the sector’s best practices for nonprofit leaders and consultants.
We are dedicated to transforming the way nonprofits are led and managed so that they can achieve greater social impact. Our mission is to help your organization become more effective through enhanced strategy, leadership and collaboration. The socially-driven work of the nonprofit sector inspires us as La Piana consultants. We salute the exceptional nonprofit leaders who continue to strive to make nonprofit organizations more effective in the face of today’s economic challenges. We look forward to a bright future of working together to make a difference.