Danosky & Associates is an action-oriented, results driven consulting firm that builds nonprofit capacity, applied through an equity lens with innovative strategies for an ever-emerging future. Our expertise focuses on four critical areas and specialties in each area that can be part of an integrated plan or address specific independent issues. Strategy, Governance, Funding and Finance.
- Interdisciplinary team: D&A is made up of a multidisciplinary team, and our approach reflects that unique blend of knowledge, specialties, and methods.
- Innovation strategies: Our focus on innovation strategy for future frontiers centers on building capacity, changing narratives, and generating novel solutions for organizations through research, data, and systems-based approaches.
- Creative collaborations: We bring deep experience facilitating and driving innovative partnerships and strategic alliances with key stakeholders across sectors and institutions.
Skills and Competencies that differentiate us as Consultants
“The best way to get better at something is through something known as deliberate practice, which basically means practicing in order to get better: doing activities recommended by experts to develop specific abilities, identifying weaknesses and working to correct them, and intentionally pushing yourself out of your comfort zone” Anders Ericsson.
To provide the best services to our clients possible, we have honed and developed key skills that we consider essential to the outcomes our clients are expecting. Individually and collectively we have dedicated years to perfecting our practice. That is why we consistently achieve and super-achieve the outcomes our clients want and expect.
- The ability to listen – to clients, board members, donors and people with lived experience
- The art of facilitation – to bring consensus through deliberative and meaningful discussion
- The skill to ask the right question – critical questions asked at pivotal moments open discussion
- The gift of communication – both written and oral so ideas are presented clearly and compellingly
- Dedication to research – to gather and analyze data that unlocks opportunity
- A holistic approach to all initiatives we direct.