Directory of Nonprofit & Social Sector Consultants – Marketing and Communication

Directory of Nonprofit and Social Sector Consultants is a service of GivingCity in conjunction with the professional group of local consultants, some of whom have opted to be listed here. Please feel free to contact any of the consultants here for information.

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Contact: | 512-565-0142

Michel Hudson, CFRE

501(c)onsulting understands the issues that nonprofits and associations face every day, and offers solutions from annual, strategic and event planning, to help with online strategies, database software, and writing. Established in 2001, we partner with organizations to provide the tools needed to succeed – with fewer headaches.

Recent Clients:
Concordia University
Pflugerville Education Foundation
The Seton Foundations

Art & Science Communications 

Contact: | 512-576-7225

Principal: Allison Daskam

As the saying goes, “Great stories happen to people who can tell them.” Art & Science Communications provides content strategy, messaging and writing services to ensure that your story is always a great one. Whether you need support refocusing an existing project or you’re embarking on a new campaign, we can help. Art & Science Communications is registered as a Historically Underutilized Business and was founded by Allison Daskam, who has 14 years of experience in nonprofit and government communications.

Recent clients:
Austin ISD
The City of Cedar Park
UT Dana Center
Mighty Citizen

Cindy Dashnaw, Nonprofit Storyteller

Contact: | 512-432-2456

A skilled communicator can harness the power of storytelling and make it work for you in messaging that supports brand personas and strategic goals. I bring a depth of experience in copywriting and strategic communications planning; combined, this gives you someone who is a quick study and understands behavior change, not just awareness, is the ultimate goal. Specializing in nonprofits and fundraising support, and serving clients nationally.

Recent clients:
Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County
Center for Child Counseling

Douthit Consulting LLC


Douthit Consulting focuses on developing grassroots engagement, merchandise, and cause marketing strategies to help nonprofits reach their goals, maximize impact, and achieve their mission. With experience spanning both the corporate sector and nonprofit sector, Douthit Consulting brings a unique perspective for nonprofits focused on growing their impact and engagement while also diversifying their revenue streams with corporate partnerships.

Focus areas include:

Engagement Strategy & Development:
How can we get more people involved and engaged with our cause?

Product Development & Online Store Management:
Is an online store right for your brand to diversify and increase revenue?

Nonprofit & Corporate Partnership Development:
How can your cause develop win-win partnerships with corporate partners?

Recent clients:
Turquoise Table
Championship Hearts Foundation
Got Your 6
Autism Society of Texas

Contact: | 512-494-2887
David Wyatt
Elizabeth Christian Public Relations (ECPR) is dedicated to developing and delivering meaningful, strategic and measurable communications that align with clients’ objectives including statewide and national media relations, crisis communications, branding development, video and digital strategy.
Recent Clients:
Merick Strategies aka Bernstein100
Texas Access to Justice Foundation
WorkQuest (formerly TIBH Industries)

Susannah Erler

Contact:  512-466-0791

Susannah helps nonprofits. She holds a master’s degree in Business with an Arts Administration (Nonprofit) specialization; is a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE);  is a grant writer who has obtained over $10 million in funds for nonprofit organizations; is a certified and experienced Interim Executive Director; leads workshops in social media best practices; creates networking and learning events for nonprofit professionals, and more.  Let’s talk about ways to support our community and the world. Susannah Erler – Greater Good Nonprofit Strategies.

Recent Clients:
Texas Grants Resource Center
Literacy Coalition of Central Texas
Women’s Community Center of Central Texas
Austin Community College

Lisa Goodgame Consulting

Contact: | 512-994-1091

Lisa Goodgame Consulting works with social impact organizations to advance their missions and increase their influence with smart, strategic communications. Dry, wonky policy papers aren’t for everyone, but research and data are proving to be ever more important in an era of alternative facts. Changing policy requires building public will and support. Together we’ll leverage your research and analysis to build a narrative that connects complex issues to the real people they affect.

Recent Clients:
Children’s Defense Fund – Texas
Texas Hillel
Cover Texas Now Coalition

Laura Hoke PR

Contact: | 512-689-7393

I help Central Texas nonprofit organizations advance their missions and increase their impact with smart, strategic communications. I work with young nonprofits and organizations that are ready to devote more attention to their communications needs but may lack the time or personnel to accomplish their goals.

Recent Clients:
Children’s Defense Fund- Texas
Texas Impact
Texas CASA

October Custom Publishing

Contact: Torquil Dewar | 512-797-8869

October Custom Publishing is a full-service design firm in Austin since 2005, and has worked with nonprofit clients, associations, consumer magazines, and more. We specialize in graphic design of print materials and also work with writers, photographers, and printers to shepherd your entire project and ensure optimum quality at a great price. OCT was the original art director for GivingCity Austin, and had been creating online publications as well, ever since. We’re happy to consult with you on your next project to see if we’re the right fit.

Recent Clients:
Society Diaries
Austin Monthly
Austin Opera
Texas Medicine
Austin Pets Directory

Seeds for Change Consulting, LLC

Contact: | 512-751-6161

Rebecca Borchers
Carolyn Haney
Bergan Casey
August Harris
Stacy Ehrlich
Amy Nunn
Erica Ekwurzel
Andrea Torres

Founded in 2004, we are a full service, customized consulting firm with wide and deep expertise across all things non-profit: strategic planning, communications, fundraising, grants management, board and leadership development, talent searches and more. Individually and collectively, our team of 9 is hands on, affordable, comprehensive, and down to earth.

Recent Clients:
Association of Fundraising Professionals – Greater Austin Chapter
The Front Porch and All Saints Episcopal Church
Fin & Fur Film Productions, LLC and Texas Parks & Wildlife Foundation

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