Provides expertise in accreditation, communications, program evaluation, organizational management, and starting certifiable programs. The primary focus is helping organizations strengthen their programs, communicate better & achieve and maintain accreditation compliance.
ACTS works with agencies and organizations to analysis and address conflict within their organization.
Providing services to clients in the government, private and non-profit sectors
Helping leaders make significant improvement to the performance of their organization
Consulting and training in community-based research in:
Program design, implementation and evaluation
Criminal justice / criminology (victim services, restorative justice, mediation, youth justice)
Tel: (780) 352-0947
Their mission is to expand the talent pool, and enhance the governance skills of charitable sector boards and senior leaders, fostering more effective charities and stronger Canadian communities.
Applied Solutions and Consulting (ASC) is a Canadian National client-centered organization that aims to meet the development, evaluation, and research needs of its clientele. Regardless of whether your organization operates in a public or private sector, ASC can meet your evaluation and research needs. With an extensive background in academic, health, education, and community-based research, they have a rich knowledge of research designs and methodology. As a result, they are able to tailor their approach to your unique context and answer your specific questions. ASC strives to provide a seamless integration into your organization to ensure that your needs are met.
Sonja Parker provides consultation and training to child protection organizations and practitioners around the world to support them in building their skills in the Signs of Safety approach and safety-organised child protection practice. Sonja Parker also works directly with families as an independent practitioner, providing child protection services in high-risk cases and in situations of ‘denied’ child abuse.
Association Xpertise is a full-service firm uniquely focused on the needs of associations and non-profit organizations. While they are based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, we have the capability to work with clients across Canada and the United States. AXI's consulting services can be generally categorized into five areas of practice: governance, operations, programs and services, membership development, and technology.
Offer a comprehensive menu of professional services ranging from executive leadership and administration to design, technical and accounting support.
Offering Research/Consulting Services & Program Evaluation
Also offer - Consulting Skills for Evaluators
(for evaluators who are new to or considering becoming independent consultants)
Benefic incorporates and registers Canadian charities, and helps them with maintenance and understanding of books and records, regulatory filings, administrative services, audits, and Canada Revenue Agency
Career & Employment Development
(Career/Education Planning, Resume Development, Interviews, Job Search Strategies)
(Communication, Service Excellence, Workplace & Personal Development)
(Leadership and Leading the Team, Recruitment/Retention Strategies, Managers as Career Coach, Challenge, Change & Choice)
Consulting - Assessing the Health of Your Team and Coaching Successful Leaders
Human service evaluation, community development, community impact
Social services, community development, Aboriginal groups, training and development
Tel: (403) 202-3509
CCSA's Information Specialists provide specialized reference services to CCSA staff. They can also respond to requests from the Canadian addictions community on issues related to alcohol and drugs.
Consultants and training in:
Management & Leadership Development
Human Resource Management
Consulting Services Offered
Organizational Development - employment equity, cultural audits, strategic planning, leadership development of diverse teams
Non-profit Organizational Capacity Building - program design, logic model development, proposal writing, executive leadership
Human Resources - staff orientation, recruitment, retention, employment mobility supports
Outreach - youth engagement, marketing strategies, community development and;
Program and service design/redesign and implementation
Evaluation and performance measurement
Survey/questionnaire design and administration
Quantitative and qualitative analysis
Hammond International Inc. is a Canadian consulting and training company specializing in personal, business/professional, and organizational development.
Evaluation planning and support
Proposal development and writing
Program and policy development
Tel: (780) 461-9998
Providers of executive coaching services and leadership training materials, resources and services
Consulting company specializing in:Organizational Change Management Project Management & Program Management Business Process Management and Improvement Strategy & Business Case Development ERP Evaluations and Assessments
ColourSpectrums is a personality styles and communications model that advances human development at a personal, professional and team level. Their mission is to make a significant positive contribution to the lives of children, youth and adults by providing educational group experiences that value each individual’s uniqueness and appreciates everyone’s diversity. Their network of certified facilitators throughout Canada and abroad are dedicated to advancing the body of knowledge of personality styles and human dynamics.Workshops – ColourSpectrumsFacilitator Certification - ColourSpectrums
Providing multi-sectoral career development practitioners and career counsellors with career resources, learning and networking
Internet consulting topics; Search Engine Optimization, Social Media, Cloud Computing, and several general business topics. providers in our community.
Consulting Support - All Stages Of Organizational Development
Program evaluation and evaluation frameworks
Results-based Management & Accountability Frameworks (RMAF)
Outcome measurement and outcome monitoring processes
Qualitative & quantitative analysis, research design, survey design
Proposal development & technical report writing
Tel: (403) 521-0470
Casey P. Boodt
Provide assessment based treatment services to individuals, families, groups, organizations and communities.
Process and Outcome Evaluation (RMAF, LogFrame, Participatory Evaluation, Appreciative Inquiry)
Evaluation Framework Development - Metrics, Process Indicators
Program or Department Audit/Review
Team or Project Audit/Review
Strategic Knowledge Audit/Review
Tel: (403) 346-4698
Philanthropic consulting firm who’s approach will strengthen your leadership, build your fund development capacity and maximize your fundraising results.
Find info on various consultants throughout Alberta who specialize in consulting services to programs who serve individuals with developmental disabilities.
Provides fund development and nonprofit management counseling and works with grassroots community organizations. Expertise includes annual campaigns, feasibility studies, mentorship and more. Daria Luciw
Specializing in Non-Profit and Charitable work, we bring experienced, effective, creative.solutions to you and your organization, tailoring our work to your specific needs.
Educational program reviews
Development of relevant performance indicators
Balanced Scorecard implementation
Implementation and evaluation of management information systems
Tel: (403) 247-1720
Dr. Phil Minnaar
Provides leadership training & resources
Program evaluation: needs analysis, implementation evaluation, process evaluation and outcome evaluation
Policy development and evaluation
Facilitation of focus groups, meetings and workshops
Particular expertise in evaluation of multi-agency programs, partnerships and networks within transdisciplinary/ transprofessional context.
Help improve organizational performance and to recognize excellence within Canadian companies and non-profits. Excellence Canada has created a uniquely Canadian model, providing measurable standards for all Canadian organizations.
Leadership Development Services
Training and facilitation services to corporations, government and the non-profit sector.
Offer customized training in organizational behaviour and personal management skills(including the use of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) as well as facilitation services.
Provide the necessary tools to create healthier relationships, develop a strong focus, and help tackle systemic challenges that ultimately better prepare organizations for tomorrow’s growth.
The mission of the FrameWorks Institute is to advance the nonprofit sector's communications capacity by identifying, translating and modeling relevant scholarly research for framing the public discourse about social problems. FrameWorks designs, commissions, manages and publishes communications research to prepare nonprofit organizations to expand their constituency base, to build public will, and to further public understanding of specific social issues.
Goldie Company offers a full range of fundraising and management services to drive campaigns and build organizational capacity.
The Governance Coach provides consulting, coaching and resources to boards wanting to learn and apply the Policy Governance model. Practical tools to apply principles to your unique situation.
(Based out of Ontario but provide services in Alberta)
Provides consulting and research services designed to help clients create high quality workplaces and build their future workforce capabilities by providing clients with customized solutions to their workforce and workplace challenges. They help diagnose work environment strengths and gaps, design healthy change strategies, measure progress, and develop future workforce capabilities. They support clients to make evidence-based strategic decisions by finding better ways to use their own employee data, or through new research they tailor to their needs. They also create and deliver interactive workshops for organizations of all types to help them achieve their workforce and workplace change goals.
Specializes in group and individual health and dental benefits programs and administration.
HELEN J. WYTHE & Associates is a process / group facilitation, training and coaching firm committed to assisting organizations create successful workplaces structures and relationships. They do this through unlocking the potential, productivity, and creativity of individuals, teams, organizations, and community by:* providing high quality,* offering results orientated and leading edge services,
* being a leader in the facilitative learning field. In business since 1994, HELEN J. WYTHE & Associates is a Canadian based consulting firm providing facilitation, training and coaching services to a wide variety of clientele at local, regional, municipal, national and international levels
.As a member of the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) I (Helen Wythe) stand behind a set of principles and as a Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF) I (Helen Wythe) have already demonstrated my competency as a meeting facilitator.
HELEN J. WYTHE & Associates will help you put all the pieces together to complete the puzzle. Whether you next meeting is face to face or virtual, HELEN J. WYTHE & Associates can help save you precious resources and ensure that the agreed to outcomes are achieved.
HELEN J. WYTHE & Associates offers a range of training options: public, on site, virtual Café’s, Webinars and MasterMind Groups.
Howard Research is proud to offer clients a broad range of social science research and evaluation consulting services: program and policy evaluation, applied research, organizational planning and assessment, and economic evaluation.
HRJ Consulting Ltd (Calgary)
Provides grant management services to individual and foundation donors. They investigate potential grantees; analyze grant proposals; develop grant terms that meet Donor objectives; monitor grant activity and evaluate results.
If you are a Canadian nonprofit or charity, they’re available to help you and offer a full line of webinars, workshops and the occasional conference, all geared to educate you on risk management. They help with a wide range of topics including:
- Employment practices
- Volunteer risk
- Tansportation risk
- Child/Youth-serving risk
They can also show you how to take charge of your insurance program, teaching you what you need to know and supplying you with key questions to ask your insurance professional, ensuring you are getting the right coverage and best possible value. Together, they’ll work with you to find and develop risk management strategies for you and your stakeholders (volunteers, board members, staff, funders, parents)
Training and consultancy in the field of Health & Social Care, focusing on the welfare of vulnerable children, adults and their families
Survey-Based Marketing Research Firms
Provide fundraising (grants and capital campaigns), marketing.
A youth research and consulting company.
Youth Culture Research – a team of researchers is available for innovative research projects that probe specific questions of organizations desiring to empower youth
Youth Research Reports - detailed contracted reports based on trend analysis of existing youth and family surveys (eg. Project Teen Canada 1984-2008 data set)
Working with community organizations, associations, unions, businesses and government to promote equity and inclusion
Kathleen provides a broad range of services to promote organizational excellence and innovation in the business, non-profit and public sectors. These services include research, writing and editing, public relations, staff development seminars, course development and trainer mentoring, strategic planning and meeting facilitation, policy development and human resource support. Kathleen has over 30 years of experience in research and communication with a variety of stakeholders from people with intellectual disabilities to policy-makers.
Faculty member at the University of Calgary teaching "Program Evaluation", "Evaluation in Organizations" and "Performance Consulting" with a focus on not-for-profit and educational organizations.
Tel: (403) 281-6936
Providing custom solutions for non-profit organizations
Health care, education, outcomes, social sciences, statistical analysis Tel: (403) 678-6660 Dr. Kerrie Pain
Design and implementation of monitoring and evaluation processes
Organizational performance measurement and strategic planning
Program evaluation: needs analysis, implementation evaluation, process evaluation and outcome evaluation
Tel: (403) 282-0305
Work with leaders to create enduring and meaningful change by providing leadership development services.
Upon contractual requests from community organizations, they deliver counselling, training and program services in communities across Canada.
Coaches executives, leaders, and their teams at all levels focusing on areas such as:
- Building individual leadership capacity;
- Assuming new leadership roles;
- Enhancing communications
- Accountability -Setting clear expectations and providing timely effective feedback;
- Developing effective relationships;
- Successfully navigating difficult situations and resolving conflict;
- Shifting culture;
- Facilitating and implementing strategic thinking and direction;
- Leading significant change initiatives.
Also develops and facilitates team effectiveness initiatives and workshops.
Community-based, participatory research and planning
Needs assessments and gap analysis
Program/project design, evaluation, and performance measurement
Qualitative and quantitative research and evaluation methods
Aboriginal and voluntary sector expertise
Tel: (867) 873-8903
Training supervisors and managers in organizational leadership.
Primary focus is to help non profit organizations and local governments build capacities for new visions. Mark does this through the provision of custom designed strategic services that fit your organization’s culture as well as its aspirations.
Non-profit, social service agencies, private sector, government (Edmonton)
Tel: (780) 433-5387
Dr. Phil and Mary Jane Kreisel
Applied health research and evaluation services
Evaluation design and implementation
Primary and secondary data collection (interviews, surveys, focus groups, document and literature review)
Qualitative and quantitative data analysis
Tel: (780) 432-4074
McCready Consultants Ltd. is a management consulting practice with a distinctive focus on facility issues
The Charities and Not-for-Profit Group at Miller Thomson
Clients range from the largest charities in Canada to smaller organizations, including universities, colleges, schools, church and other religious groups, hospitals, social agencies, environmental groups, trade and professional associations. provide voluntary sector organizations with services designed to meet all their needs. The role we assume is either that of a General Counsel (available to provide an organization with access to a broad range of services and support from other key practices at Miller Thomson), or that of a Special Counsel who provides charity law assistance together with the organization’s usual legal counsel.
Strengthening organizations by capitalizing on their human resources through training, facilitation and support, organizational evaluation and development, teambuilding, communication, executive coaching and Board development
The Natural Step has helped thousands of corporations and communities, educational facilities and governments develop blueprints toward sustainability.
Education, employment, social services, process and outcome evaluation
Tel: (780) 424-0091
Program and project evaluation
Evaluation framework and work plan development
Survey and instrument design
Focus group recruitment and facilitation
Qualitative and quantitative analysis
Performance measurement and monitoring
Cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis
Social Return on Investment (SROI) calculations
Customized evaluation training and workshop
Literature reviews and environmental scans
Organizational and strategic planning
Project management and oversight
Out of the Office provides communications and fund development solutions on a contract or project basis. With more than 22 years experience in fund raising and communications, Robin Telasky offers professional consultation and sound solutions to address specific needs.
Grants, Foundations (Specialty)
Direct Mail, Raffles, Lotteries
Corporate Gifts, Sponsorships
Strategic Fund Development Planning
An independent evaluation and applied research firm based in Calgary, Alberta
Program evaluation, assessment & monitoring
Needs assessment / client satisfaction
Applied social science research
Surveys, interviews, focus groups, logic models, RMAFs, document and literature reviews Quantitative and qualitative data analysis
Meeting and workshop facilitation
Multisource feedback programs
Logic model and evaluation framework development
Consumer satisfaction surveys
Quantitative and qualitative research
Participatory evaluation, results based management, facilitation
Tel: (403) 270-0217
Program evaluation, policy development, performance development, quality assurance
Organizational, occupational effectiveness, strategic planning and operational planning
Tel: (780) 463-8533
Dr. Judith Evans
Productivity is a measurement of a company or organization’s ability to utilize its resources and processes to maximize its efficiency. Low productivity can result in lost profits, wasted energy and resources, and low company morale. Implementing a productivity strategy is the best way to improve your bottom line– and that makes your business more attractive to employees, investors and stakeholders They offer the latest in productivity assessment and improvement tools and connect you with resources and services that are specific to your needs, as well, they work with a Board of Directors to ensure we remain responsive to the changing needs of all industries. And they work with government and organizations to provide direction and input on policy development
Advancing project management and making individuals and organizations in the Northern Alberta community more successful. They are a responsive and collaborative centre of excellence promoting knowledge, skills, quality, integrity and leadership.
Resiliency Initiatives is an independent consulting organization whose mission is to provide training, consultation and contextualized community and treatment based intervention, prevention and evaluation protocols based on a research informed resiliency framework and strength-based principles of practice