Who We Are

“Fair Winds and Following Seas” is a blessing that expresses hope for a voyager to reach their destination under the most favorable conditions and without interruption, strife or detour.

At Fair Winds Consulting, that is our mission for our nonprofit clients. We come alongside you to achieve your goals efficiently, effectively and with the greatest return on investment. With a strategic eye, realistic plan and enthusiastic accountability, we help you soar.

“I give Fairs Winds a five-star rating on the experience of working with them, five stars on the final deliverables and five stars on the success of the project.”

– Maggie M., Northern Waters Land Trust

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Our Services

We serve nonprofits with services that clarify goals, accelerate progress and spark change for a better world. Our expertise with operations, boards and teams allows you to focus on what matters most – your mission!
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Organizational Strategy & Identity

How do you seize today’s opportunities while being ready for tomorrow? We help clients align staff priorities and strategic planning with actionable outcomes.

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Board Excellence & Engagement

Whether your organization is evolving to better serve its mission or you are launching a new initiative, we’ll help you create and develop a board that is engaged, excited and prepared to support your mission.

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Training & Talent Development

People are our greatest and most dynamic resource. Our suite of in-person and virtual trainings and talent development offerings are efficient, mindful and impactful.

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Generosity By Design

Fund development is more than fundraising! We’ll help you identify, build and sustain the essential community, staff and supporter relationships so your work has maximum impact.

Virtual Professional Development

The Changemaker Collective for Nonprofits

An online training program and virtual community of nonprofit professionals.

A place for passionate people to take their skillsets to the next level!

Who We’ve Served