Solutions for Foundations

La Piana Consulting helps foundations leverage organizational strategy, structure, and culture to advance their missions, balancing skillful process with rigorous analysis to deliver powerful results and lasting value.

Innovative foundations are looking for fresh solutions to strategic questions like:

  • How can we have greater impact?
  • What is the best way to organize our staff to leverage internal expertise?
  • How can our board govern most effectively?
  • What can we do to support our grantees in adapting to emerging trends?

Our team of seasoned consultants brings deep experience, proven methodologies, and innovative thinking to help you answer these questions and achieve your goals.

Foundation Effectiveness

We bring a collaborative approach to working with foundations on strategic planning and program design, responding to the needs of today’s rapidly shifting environment. Our governance and leadership services and change management expertise help you build winning teams and align them behind the mission. We deliver highly engaging trainings and presentations that help participants see things in new ways and grow their impact.

Nonprofit Organizational Development

We are a trusted partner to foundations in the design and on-the-ground implementation of initiatives that foster organizational effectiveness among cohorts of grantees. We work with funders to develop customized initiatives promoting grantee collaboration and strategic restructuring and nonprofit capacity building, and we have deep expertise in designing and leading successful learning communities

Learn more about what we can do for your foundation