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Nathan Brown at TrueBearing

Nathan Brown at TrueBearing

Drawing on sound principles of evidence-based decision making (EBDM), TrueBearing offers integrated services in strategic planning, organizational development, and program evaluation. We are dedicated to delivering the information you need – in forms you can actually use – for stakeholder communications, evaluation and performance reports, and key decisions for your organization.

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Nathan Brown
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Fax: (866) 815-3945

Expertise

Assessment & Evaluation

  • Assessment
  • Logic models & theory of change
  • Outcomes assessment
  • Program evaluation

Boards/Governance

  • Board coaching & training
  • Board recruitment & development
  • Board roles & responsibilities
  • Board self-evaluation

Communications & Marketing

  • Market research, surveys, & focus groups
  • Online strategy
  • Writing & editing

Fundraising & Development

  • Grant writing

Management & Operations

  • Administration
  • Operating policies/procedures
  • Operations management
  • Organizational analysis

Planning & Organizational Development

  • Alliances & collaboration
  • Executive advisor
  • Mission & vision development
  • Organizational development
  • Planning
  • Program development
  • Starting a nonprofit
  • Strategic planning

About Nathan Brown at TrueBearing

These are tough times for many nonprofit organizations. In an era of shrinking budgets, increased competition for every grant dollar, and ever-changing community needs, leaders of non-profits like you face challenges—and opportunities—at every turn.

TrueBearing is a capable partner for you and your leadership team as you address three key areas that determine organizational effectiveness. Drawing on proven principles of evidence-based decision-making (EBDM), TrueBearing offers integrated services in:
 
STRATEGIC PLANNING: TrueBearing can assist you in developing a strategic plan you will use every day rooted in compelling mission, solid information and an organizational commitment to learning from experience.

Our services include: Grantwriting, board and leadership development, logic model and action map development, program evaluation, and more.

PROGRAM EXECUTION: TrueBearing can work with you to identify, deliver and evaluate the cumulative small wins that lead to solid, measurable organizational accomplishment.
 
Our services include: Action research, outcome assessment, statistical analysis and data management, performance evaluation, and more.

360º ENGAGEMENT: TrueBearing can deliver a wide range of easy-to-use communication and data visualization tools you need to engage and inform your clients, staff, funders, and other stakeholders at every phase of your work.

Our services include: Surveys, focus groups, online collaborative solutions, data visualization, graphic communications, website development, report writing

Visit http://www.truebearingevalu[…]-profits-and-human-services for more information on these services.

TrueBearing offers pro bono services through its Power to your People initiative. Learn more about P2YP at http://www.truebearingevaluation.com/power-to-your-people.

Founded by Nathan Brown, Ph.D., TrueBearing is an experienced team of organizational development and evaluation professionals representing diverse professional fields (http://www.truebearingevaluation.com/about/associates). If you are looking for better ways to ground mission-critical decisions and messaging in rock-solid data, TrueBearing may be just the kind of partner you want – and the resource you need.

Here’s what some of our clients have to say about Dr. Brown and TrueBearing:

• “Brought us back to be fiscally viable.”

• “…good at listening and hearing what people are saying.”

• “Good grant writer and [has] credibility with funders”

• “He has an incredible sense of evidence-based decision making.”

• “It was very challenging to gather numbers from and report them to [stakeholder group] and I thought they did great.”

• “Everything he does is top-notch.”

Background Info.

Subsector Experience

  • Children, youth, and families
  • Community development
  • Disability issues
  • Education
  • Faith-based
  • Healthcare
  • Mental health/Substance abuse
  • Nonprofit sector issues
  • Philanthropy
  • Research
  • Senior services
  • Social services - general
  • Volunteerism

Cultural Experience

  • American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • Hispanic/Latino

Language Skills

  • Spanish

Fee Structure

  • By project
  • Daily rate
  • Installments based on project schedule
  • Negotiable
  • Pro bono
  • Retainer

Professional Affiliations / Licenses

  • American Evaluation Association

County Availability

  • All WA Counties

County Experience

  • King
  • Pierce
  • Snohomish
  • Whatcom