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LPA: Nonprofit Consulting

LPA is a consulting firm located in the Pacific Northwest and Northeast areas, specializing in leadership and change management.

LPA: Nonprofit Consulting

LPA is a consulting firm located in the Pacific Northwest and Northeast areas, specializing in leadership and change management.

What We Do 

We provide decades of combined expertise to ensure stability and continuity during mission critical times–allowing your organization to advance the important work you do even while in transition. 

Interim Leadership

We provide cost-effective and expert-level operational leadership during critical times of transition…

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Transitional Consulting

Our goal is to move your organization through transition in a way that increases your confidence and stability as an organization…

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Executive search

Our executive search services begin with our commitment to understanding your unique organization…

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Organizational Assessment

We use Organization Assessments to provide a comprehensive snapshot of your organization’s governance structure…

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Strategic & Organizational Development

We use our decades of experience working with nonprofits to help your organization prioritize quickly and create an effective, flexible, and realistic plan…

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Capital Campaign Readiness & Planning

A capital campaign is a promise to the constituents your serve. When embarking on campaigns that can reach tens to hundreds of millions of dollars it is critical to ensure that your organization has the capacity to carry out a successful campaign and support it for the life of the project, without damaging your existing or future financial health

AT LPA, we help you assess your readiness for a capital campaign, providing action steps to improve areas of opportunity, and guiding you through the planning and preparation necessary prior to launch. With our approach, you will test your assumptions, modify your plans if necessary, and know for certain that you can complete the project, so there will be no existential surprises when it is too late to change course.

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Social pURPOSE real-Estate Assessment

We work with mission-driven organizations on real estate development opportunities, primarily in the area of affordable housing…

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Mergers & Strategic Alliances

We ensure you enter potential partnerships from a place of strength by conducting internal assessments and making prioritized recommendations…

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Strategic Planning

Strategic planning provides direction, engagement, and a way to measure progress. LPA’s preferred planning model is effective, responsive, and flexible, designed to meet your organization where it is at this moment. Using demonstrated successful planning principles along with providing energetic leadership, LPA facilitates a comprehensive, engaging, and action-oriented planning process that will ensure your organization strengthens its capacity to achieve its mission.

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Governance Consulting

Great non-profits are led by informed, engaged, passionate volunteers intentionally chosen for the skills and leadership competencies they bring to the board. Applying and nurturing governance best practices, great boards provide leadership AND serve as a crucial partner to the CEO/Executive to broaden and deepen their organizations impact. LPA provides services to help boards govern effectively, intentionally recruit and develop new board members, and provide strategic, fundraising, and fiduciary leadership for their organization.

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Financial/Resource Development

Intentional and strategic fundraising and financial development not only provide critical resources for your organization, but also develops lasting partnership with donors, strategic partners, and the community. A great fundraising plan that includes an annual campaign, major gifts focus, genuine stewardship, and planned giving can create a portfolio of giving and donors who will help your organization broaden its impact and ensure its long-term sustainability. In addition, modern technology is available to support your fundraising efforts in surprisingly effective ways.

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Overnight Camp

One of the most impactful experiences a child can have is attending an outstanding overnight camp. The best overnight camps teach young people to become thriving, caring, and confident adults and in return, campers grow to become employees, leaders, and eventually donors to the camp. Yet many camps struggle to stay open or don’t earn or raise the revenue they need to care for their facilities. The TRUTH: Camps can be modern, sustainable, and deliver on the values of tradition and unique experiences.

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Who We Are

Our Mission

is to provide expert transitional leadership for nonprofit organizations, setting them up to transform and flourish during pivotal moments in their evolution.

Our Approach

We believe in a customized, collaborative, and joyful approach when working closely with an organization’s Board, staff and volunteers—identifying priorities, aligning resources to an organization’s unique needs, and supporting leadership as they embark on their desired path.

Why Us?

We provide decades of combined expertise to ensure stability and continuity during mission critical times–allowing your organization to advance your important work while in transition. Your organization’s mission and future success are paramount to LPA. We care deeply about every single organization we work with, and hope our passion for our work is clear in the client testimonials below.

Years combined Experience in our field


Clients Served

Client Testimonials

It was fantastic to work with LPA and I appreciated their collective guidance, direction and drive. They brought the right touch to our Staff team, our Board Search Committee, our Candidates and to me. They delivered on their commitments and kept us on track for a great result. It was a pleasure to work with them all and see Team LPA in action. We couldn’t have done this without them!

WestSide Baby

Josh Sutton, Board Member

Kim's palpable passion and commitment to the residents motivated her strategic leadership from start to finish and was critical to the precedent setting outcome DASH achieved under her direction. It was an honor to work with her and the DASH team she led, in a case that garnered national attention in the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (“LIHTC”) industry.


David Davenport

I cannot say enough good things about Kim and the whole LPA team. In the most stressful and tumultuous of times for our organization, they stepped in with an unrivaled level of professionalism, expertise and care for both the staff and the board. Kim and LPA were quickly able to assess what was needed in the short term as they provided stability, thoughtful suggestions and 360-degree support. More than that, Kim was an incredible thought partner with our search team as we navigated a challenging transition and hiring cycle. The flexibility and availabili

Girl’s On The Run

Milena Flores, Former Board Chair

“David and Artie are an amazing team. Their complementary approach, gracious manner and knowledge of organizational planning is strong. I would be confident that LPA will bring value-added to any project in which they undertake.”

Monadnock Understands Childhood Hunger 

Keith F. Thibault, Board Member

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