Consulting Partners

Our consulting firms were chosen for their particular expertise and ability to work together as a team to design and deliver training tools and strategies for PropelNext grantees.

Individually, they consult with each grantee in their areas of expertise:

LeadWell Partners is a national coaching and consulting firm that helps nonprofits and emerging businesses build the capacity to design and execute strategy, navigate and manage change, and use data to improve performance. Their “client-centered” approach draws on a robust network of “been there, done that” professionals who bring to their work a unique mix of experience in organizational development and leadership, deep understanding of the nonprofit sector, strong management and specialized technical expertise.

LeadWell Partners includes seasoned professionals with extensive experience in developing and implementing performance management systems and processes, including dashboards, score cards and portals and other data driven learning tools to support continuous improvement. LeadWell Partners was co-founded by Elizabeth Reilinger, Ph.D., who serves as Managing Partner.

LFA Group: Learning for Action enhances the impact and sustainability of social-sector organizations through highly customized research, strategy development and evaluation services. Since 2001, LFA has conducted hundreds of evaluation, research, capacity-building and strategic planning projects for social-sector and philanthropic organizations in the US and abroad in the areas of education and youth development, community and economic development, and health and human services.  Founder Steven LaFrance, MPH, serves as President & CEO and is recognized nationally for his leadership in enhancing nonprofit and philanthropic effectiveness.