Directory of Austin Nonprofit and Social Sector Consultants – Advocacy and Policy

The 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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Civic Collaboration

Contact: | 512-971-3033

Civic Collaboration offers community engagement process design and implementation. The focus is on creating and delivering authentic, credible and robust community participation processes that help bring underrepresented voices to the table and foster thoughtful dialogue that will help diverse groups find common ground for action. Design and strategy again play a key role and the Civic Collaboration approach.

Recent Clients:
City of Austin
City of San Marcos
Capital Metro

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

Dianna Grey

Contact: | 512-228-8785

Consulting services related to affordable housing, health, and social services, with a focus on permanent supportive housing for homeless and disabled populations.

Recent Clients:
Integral Care
Ending Community Homelessness Coalition
Caritas of Austin Advocacy


Kevin Jewell

Contact: | 512-743-7633

Kevin Jewell specializes in applying economic and quantitative analysis to questions in business, policy, and litigation. This includes data analysis for research reports, impact studies, financial modeling, and business plan development and assessment.

Recent Clients:
Texas Appleseed
Texas Low Income Housing Information Service
Neighborhood Recovery Community Development Corporation

David Lofye Consulting

Contact: | 512-484-1068

David Lofye Consulting is a strategic public affairs firm where David applies his twenty years of experience in the public and nonprofit sectors in order to deliver innovative advocacy solutions and achieve high-impact results for his nonprofit clients at the local, state and federal levels.

Recent Clients:
Austin Parks Foundation
Association of Fundraising Professionals

True Casa Consulting, LLC

Contact: | 512-924-3479

Kate Moore, Co-Founder
Jennifer Hicks, Co-Founder

True Casa Consulting provides comprehensive affordable housing and support services consulting. Our services include affordable housing development, government grant applications, civic engagement, affordable housing financial structuring, technical assistance on program implementation, and affordable housing policy solutions.

Recent Clients:
Foundation Communities
Easter Seals of Central Texas
Technical Assistance Collaborative

Elizabeth Vela Consulting

Contact: | 512-461-8490

Needs assessments, budget development, board development, strategic planning, program planning, funding development and prospecting, grant writing, evaluation, survey and focus group design and development, high-level data analysis and policy writing.

Recent Clients:
Nest Foundation (CA)
Texas Health Institute
Texas Insight

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