Board and Volunteer Development
Through customized training and technical assistance, we help
develop energized, active, and effective volunteer groups.  We offer
board trainings and guided facilitation in:
Best practices for boards and board members
Vision/mission development and strategic planning
Sustainability and fund development planning
Major donor cultivation and "making the ask"
Conflict resolution and fixing "broken boards"
Organization and community assessment
Meridian Consulting designs and delivers customized training and
consultation to local, state, regional, and national non-profit
agencies and health care providers.  Our services help
organizations increase private and public support, plan for the
future, streamline systems, identify community need, evaluate
programming and organizational capacity, build a motivated and
energized staff, and respond strategically to community
opportunities.
  
We have been working with nonprofits, educational
institutions and health care providers since 1995.
Our senior consultants each bring over 27 years of
experience in nonprofit management and supervision.
Our consulting experience ranges from managing
smaller projects to coordinating complex initiatives with
multiple partners, coalitions, and regional, national, and
international alliances.
We are members of the Foundation Center and
Associated Grantmakers of Massachusetts.
Organizational Capacity Building
We  offer a wide range of services to help organizations resolve their
current challenges, strengthen personnel systems and supports,
and maximize opportunities.  Our core consulting services include
fund development and grant writing; community needs assessment;
program and outcome evaluation; strategic planning; restructuring;
and organizational interventions.  
Team Building, Conflict Resolution and Managing Personnel
This powerful and transformational leadership development
approach is designed to support nonprofit managers who often feel
isolated and overwhelmed with the complex demands of their
leadership role.  This model for individualized leadership
development builds the individual's capacity to be an effective
manager and strategic thinker as well as an inspiring and visionary
leader.
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Executive Coaching for Mid-Level and Senior Managers
This powerful and transformational leadership development
approach is designed to support nonprofit managers who often feel
isolated and overwhelmed with the complex demands of their
leadership role.  This model for individualized leadership
development builds the individual's capacity to be an effective
manager and strategic thinker as well as an inspiring and visionary
leader.
Improvisation Works
Improvisation Works is a unique professional development program
designed for managers, staff teams, educators, boards, and
community collaborations.  By using highly interactive
improvisational techniques, participants explore leadership,
communication, and group dynamics.  Through specific exercises
and activities custom-designed for each group, Improvisation Works
teaches groups to think quickly, work together, and respond
creatively to new situations and circumstances.