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TrueBearing Consulting

TrueBearing Consulting

Drawing on sound principles of evidence-based decision making (EBDM), TrueBearing offers integrated services in Strategic Planning, Leadership Development, and Program Evaluation/Research. 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.

121 Lakeside Ave Ste B
Seattle, WA 98122-6599

Contact

Nathan Brown, PhD
Direct line: (360) 284-7020 ; (206) 430-5043
Fax: (206) 462-4056

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 TrueBearing Consulting

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 nonprofits 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, TrueBearing offers integrated services in Strategic Planning, Leadership Development, and Program Evaluation/Research.ou need to engage and inform your clients, staff, funders, and other stakeholders at every phase.

Visit http://truebearingconsulting.com/services/ for more information on these services.

Founded by Nathan Brown, Ph.D., TrueBearing is an experienced team of organizational development and evaluation professionals representing diverse professional fields (http://truebearingconsulting.com/team/) 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
  • Faith-based
  • Healthcare
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Mental Health / Substance Abuse
  • Nonprofit sector issues
  • Research
  • Senior services
  • Social services - general

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

  • Ferry
  • King
  • Pierce
  • San Juan
  • Skagit
  • Snohomish
  • Spokane
  • Whatcom