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Serving as executive consultants to non-profit organizations; corporate, community and private foundations; United Ways; and government agencies, Comart & Associates assists organizations with strategic planning, organizational development, program design and evaluation, fund development planning, board development, strategic alliance and merger exploration, executive coaching, and interim management.

Strategic Planning

Refining the organization’s mission and vision, defining effective strategies and coherent program portfolios, and formulating practical and achievable implementation plans. Developing a clear understanding of the priorities and needs of the organization’s customers and other key stakeholders, assessing the relevant landscape and anticipating environmental changes, exploring and facilitating mergers and strategic alliances, and establishing realistic annual goals, workplans and budgets.

Organizational Development

Conducting organizational assessments; building effective and efficient management, administrative, and fundraising systems; refining staff roles and organizational structures; designing coherent program portfolios that will advance the organization’s mission; improving internal communications; strengthening Boards functioning and Board-staff teamwork; updating by-laws and governance policies; developing outcome measurement systems; conducting job searches; providing executive coaching; and more.

Fund Development Planning

Working with organizations to develop practical and effective fundraising plans, and supporting organizations in implementing those plans.

Interim Management and Executive Coaching

Serving as interim executive directors and chief operating officers for non-profit organizations and foundations; providing coaching for executive directors.

Comart & Associates brings together a professional team on an as-needed basis, guaranteeing a tailored response to the client’s needs. We can insure a knowledge base and commitment to an organization’s issues that will translate into immediate and thoughtful responses to their needs.

Clients have included Barr Foundation, Black Ministerial Alliance, Boston After School & Beyond, Boston Foundation, Boston Health Care for the Homeless, Cambridge Family & Children’s Services, Cape Cod Foundation, Connecticut Council for Philanthropy, Consumers Union, Health Resources in Action, Liberty Bank Foundation, Nurtury, Partners HealthCare, Pubic Conversations Project, RAW Art Works, United Way of Massachusetts Bay, Wellesley College Centers for Women, Youth Enrichment Services.