Nonprofit Speed Consulting

Posted by Regional Foundation Center on July 27, 2015

Speed Consulting
at the Regional Foundation Center of the Free Library of Philadelphia
October 7, 10 am to 1 pm

Find Answers to Nagging Issues – At No Cost

Is there a nagging issue that you’ve been wrestling with that could be tackled with a brief discussion with a nonprofit expert? But where do you find an experienced, skilled nonprofit consultant who is willing to sit down and have a quick, free conversation?

The Solution: Speed Consulting

The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University’s School of Business and Regional Foundation Center, Free Library of Philadelphia, are collaborating to offer an opportunity for free, instant consulting on some key issues.

How it Works:

On Wednesday, October 7th, from 10 am to 1 pm, Nonprofit Center staff and consultants will be available in the Skyline Room at 1901 Vine Street, 4th floor Philadelphia, providing a series of free 20-minute consultations to nonprofit professionals who have been pre-approved via a simple application process.

Available Topics
You can make an appointment for a speed consultation in one or more (based on availability) of the following topics:

Governance●Strategic Planning●Leadership●Boards●Executive Transitions (Succession Planning, Interim Executive Directorships)●Fundraising●Evaluation●Human Resources●Marketing/Communications●Finance●

In addition, staff from The Regional Foundation Center and The Nonprofit Center will be on hand to discuss their services and professional development opportunities.

How Can I Participate?
In keeping with our concept of speed, we’ve created a simple form for you to complete and return by August 24th to Stean Wilborn, If you are chosen to attend, you will then be given a specific appointment and must arrive 10 minutes prior to that appointment to guarantee it. We cannot fill specific time requests – we will provide you with an appointment within the three-hour session. You may request up to three consultations (be sure to describe each request separately) and this opportunity is open to any staff and board members from your organization.

About the Partners:

The Nonprofit Center at La Salle University’s School of Business is the region’s largest and most diverse provider of capacity-building services for the nonprofit sector. In addition to a wide range of educational opportunities, we offer value-added consulting, on-site training, leadership development and a jobs website and a reputation for excellence built on more than 30 years of experience working in the nonprofit community.

The Regional Foundation Center, Free Library of Philadelphia, informs the local nonprofit sector through research, resources and referrals. The RFC houses Philadelphia’s largest publicly accessible collection of print and electronic resources on fundraising, nonprofit management, general philanthropy and institutional advancement. The RFC also provides free access to the Foundation Directory Online–the most comprehensive database of U.S. grant makers and their grants. Through its comprehensive collection and professionally certified staff librarians, the RFC promotes responsible nonprofit management and successful fundraising by nonprofit groups at all levels–from grassroots startups to established institutions.

Your completed form is due by August 24th and should be sent to Stean Wilborn at If you are chosen to attend, you will be contacted with your appointment time(s) by September 23, 2015.

Click here to read about this opportunity and get a copy of the application, due August 24.

Please remember that we have a limited number of spots available for this unique opportunity so respond quickly to ensure you are considered.

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