Altruist provides social impact organizations with a comprehensive suite of services proven to dramatically accelerate organizational performance, growth and impact. Our practical, affordable supports are effective for organizations of any size, from the community to the global level.

Practice Areas

Health & Human Services

We offer the most passionate, goal-oriented human service nonprofits a way to breakout of survival mode and achieve true success.

Arts, education, & media

We build teamwork among boards and staff, align program strategy and metrics, hire and train fundraising teams, and achieve breakthrough levels of revenue and results.

Environmental & sustainability

We can help with initiatives, campaigns and certification programs. We’ve built and run some of the most effective in the space for solving environmental challenges.


Performance auditing services


Your organization isn’t working the way you want, but you are stuck putting out fires with no time for chronic needs, let alone your dreams. With the clear analysis and step-by-step direction provided by the Altruist Performance Audit, you can get out of the churn and on the road to high functioning teams, growing revenue, and dramatic increases in the good you can deliver the world.

Strategic & business planning


Altruist goes well beyond typical, soft-focus strategic plans. We lock elbows with you to create a world-class, investment-grade business plan that clearly defines success and exactly what it takes to get there. Crisp and concise, with metrics and financials, our plans outline your complete organizational architecture and pathway to success. It’s your road map for teamwork, partnership and investment.

Fundraising, earned revenue & impact capital


After working with Altruist, our clients experience dramatic and sustained increases in revenue. Our sector-leading guidance provides you the full spectrum of growth opportunity, including private gifts and grants; agency and corporate partnerships; and sophisticated earned revenue and impact investment practices. You’ll learn which types of revenue are best for you and follow a step-by-step process to sparking and sustaining your revenue growth.

Interim CEOs & Development Directors


For select clients, Altruist provides immediate, expert interim staffing. We provide seasoned leaders who can secure your organization’s future no matter what type of transition you may be facing, from financial retrenchment and turnarounds to unexpected leadership changes. We’ll build you an an effective management platform and stabilize revenue for a smooth transition to permanent leadership.

Impact Evaluation & Dashboards


Social impact requires good data: accurate metrics that are practical to collect and simple to analyze. We develop crisp, concise dashboards and scorecards to give leaders the right information at the right time for focused decision making. Compelling outcome data also fosters deeper relationships and bigger investments from partners, funders and investors.

Organization & Board Development


Organizations of all types struggle with board engagement, staff alignment and execution, and nonprofits are no different. With our deep expertise in leadership, change management and organizational development, we are proven catalysts for creating focused, aligned, engaged governance, staff and volunteer teams.

Ready to amplify your impact?