We serve small business, the public sector and nonprofits with services that clarify goals, accelerate progress and spark change for a better world.

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Organizational Excellence & Identity

How do you seize today’s opportunities while being ready for tomorrow? By establishing a safe environment for dialogue and using consensus-building processes that encourage diverse participation, we’ll help you chart a course toward organizational excellence. At Fair Winds, we help clients of all types align staff priorities and strategic planning with actionable outcomes.

  • Strategic planning at the organizational, programmatic, department or goal level
  • Team collaboration, effectiveness, recognition and retention
  • Board recruitment and engagement
  • Change management and succession planning
  • Meeting or retreat facilitation
  • Nonprofit volunteer recruitment and engagement
  • Organizational structure and effectiveness
  • Talent acquisition, transformation and role structure at all levels
  • The Growth Zone program for women in small business
  • The Changemaker Collective program for nonprofit professionals

Nonprofit Consulting

Nonprofits face unique and complex challenges, all while serving the greater good. Meeting your mission means changing the world! Whether your organization is evolving to better meet your mission or you are launching a new initiative, we’ll help you grow into your future.

  • Strategic planning
  • Mission analysis and planning by organization, program, service, initiative or goal area
  • The Changemaker Collective program for nonprofit professionals
  • Launch plans for rebranding or new programs/initiatives
  • Meeting or retreat facilitation
  • Fundraising strategy and training

Training & Talent Development

Whether a business, nonprofit or public sector organization, people are our greatest and most dynamic resource. Our people-centered methodology uses techniques like design-thinking and participatory facilitation concepts to develop the right strategies for clarifying expectations, enhancing employee performance, and cultivating authentic commitment between employee and employer. Our trainings and talent development services are efficient, mindful and impactful.

  • Leadership retreats
  • Leadership coaching and training
  • Meeting or retreat facilitation
  • Succession planning for stability, sustainability and growth
  • The Growth Zone program for women in small business
  • The Changemaker Collective program for nonprofit professionals

Nonprofit Fund Development

Fund development is more than just fundraising! It’s about building and sustaining relationships in your community and among your staff and supporters, so your work has maximum impact. In partnership with our friends at Generosity by Design, we offer services that include:

  • Capital campaigns (consulting and campaign execution)
  • Year-end appeals
  • Feasibility studies
  • Fundraising strategy and training
  • Fundraising culture evaluation, recommendations and planning

“Fair Winds’ materials are easily contextualized to fit the needs of your specific organization. Their helpful assistance and great care allows me to give them the highest recommendation.”

-Pastor, Heritage Church