The Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies consults with nonprofit organizations in a variety of areas, ranging in scope from a one-time meeting or phone call to a more intensive project lasting several months. As a state university, it is appropriate that the Center connects nonprofits with existing research, resources and support as a service to the nonprofit and NGO sector. When appropriate, undergraduate or graduate students will aid in the consultation, giving them the opportunity to apply their academic studies to real-life issues. Any costs beyond resource referral are determined by the scope of services. Proposals are developed in consultation with the nonprofit partner.

Consulting Services

  • Strategic planning
  • Financial management
  • Performance measurement
  • Program evaluations
  • Communications plans
  • Board development
  • Board retreat facilitation

Other consulting is available upon request, including undergraduate service-learning projects that provide valuable project completion for nonprofits that helps bridge theory and practice for our students.

Recent Clients

  • Live Healthy DeKalb County
  • Sauk Valley Community College Foundation
  • Rochelle Area Community Foundation

Contact Alicia Schatteman, Ph.D., acting director, at 815-753-4410 or to discuss consulting services.

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Center for Nonprofit and
NGO Studies
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