Solutions to propel your mission forward.
Nonprofit solutions require unique capabilities.
Creating tailored solutions that balance the need for competitive executive pay and reasonable outcomes.
Crafting programs to recognize coveted board members for their time, expertise and contributions.
Leveraging unique insights into workforce challenges to craft strategies that attract and retain a dynamic workforce.
Supporting your commitment to fairness, transparency and equal opportunity through program evaluation and design, with a focus on pay equity, representation and living/thriving wage.
Assessing and designing competitive benefits and other rewards programs to reinforce your commitment to employee health and wellbeing.
Investment Team Compensation
Working with internal investment groups to design competitive salary and incentive structures in alignment with investment and people objectives.
Working with development and fundraising organizations to evaluate and design competitive salary and incentive programs.
Who We Help
Private & Community Foundations
Independent, family, community, startup, spend down and other foundation types
policy & advocacy
Organizations and institutes dedicated to advancing policy and furthering advocacy of specific causes
Independent and affiliated research organizations
Service & Charitable
Organizations providing direct services to the community and/or supporting charitable activities in the communities they serve
Higher education and private, public and charter K-12 schools
Arts & Cultural
Organizations committed to advancing arts, culture, and creative expression to foster a better society
C3 Nonprofit Consulting Group works exclusively with mission-driven organizations to navigate people, cultural and operational issues to optimize their workforce and accelerate their impact. Combining boutique focus and attentiveness with the longstanding resources of SullivanCotter, we are ready to help you address challenges big and small.
01 singular focus
We are a specialist among generalists—nonprofit is all that we do. Yet our experience across both nonprofit and for-profit organizations prepares us to leave no stone unturned.
02 Boutique & Bespoke
C3 consultants work closely and personally with you to customize exactly the solution required.
03 Over 220 Clients
With leaders long committed to nonprofit work, chances are we’ve seen your challenge before.
04 Truly Independent
We are a private firm owned by our senior-level consultants with no influence from any insurance company, investment firm or administrative agency.
05 Giving back
We conduct pro bono research and facilitate communications to keep purpose-driven groups informed on how others are moving through the workforce challenges we all face.
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Our DEI Commitment
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