The Non-Profit Assistance Group

"For those of us who have already done fundraising— and often quite successfully—
to come out of a workshop feeling renewed
with new tools and thoughts is wonderful."
—Dini, development director, youth agency

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Strategic Planning

Board Development




Starting a Non-Profit

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Who We Are

Since 1985, The Non-Profit Assistance Group has provided fund development, board development, strategic planning, evaluation, research and financial management consulting and training to non-profits, foundations and public agencies.

The Non-Profit Assistance Group draws on the professional experience and technical skills of outstanding consultants to effectively solve your problems and improve your ability to serve your clients.

We provide consulting and training at your office, by phone, conference call and email. more information

Our teamwork approach ensures you the consistency of one firm while offering the flexibility of specialized personnel.

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Diane Brown. Diane has a Master’s in Public Administration with a Concentration in Non-Profit Management, teaches graduate non-profit management courses at Sonoma State University and the University of San Francisco and is a frequent presenter at conferences and trainings across the country. Her specialty is helping non-profit, government and foundation boards and staff with fundraising, strategic planning, board development, facilitation and evaluation. View her resumé.You can email her at

Carol Jorgeson. Carol conducts funding searches and organizes the relevant results into an easy-to-use format. Her background as a psychotherapist may be the reason clients find her easy to talk to when they have questions about funding searches. View her resumé. You can email Carol at

Linda Rosen. Linda develops and maintains custom financial accounting systems for non-profits. She also consults on personnel issues, budgeting and fiscal manuals, and can help you with the government paperwork needed to start your non-profit. Clients today reap the benefits of her twenty-five years providing bookkeeping and administrative services to non-profit organizations. View her resumé. Email Linda at

Ginny Helm. Ginny has raised millions of dollars writing successful grant proposals to foundations, corporations and government agencies. She is also an expert in collaborative program development, budget design, research and evaluation and policy advocacy. She has a Master’s in Business Administration and also teaches at Sonoma State University. View her resumé. You can reach Ginny by email at

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We also engage a select group of Associates to assist our clients. They provide a wide variety of specialized services such as:


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