Solving the Problem: Do We Need to Hire a Consultant?
There are many stages in the lifetime of a nonprofit when it may be valuable to bring in outside support. Consultants can provide an unbiased perspective, beneficial expertise, or much-needed capacity, to help an organization address a specific problem or achieve an identified goal.
With so many options, it may be difficult to find the right fit for your needs, especially if your agency has not contracted with a consulting firm before. In this article, you will find a primer for working with nonprofit consultants, including situations when you may want to seek outside support, when you probably shouldn’t, what to expect when working with a consultant, and more.