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B3 Consults serves lean, ambitious non-profits seeking growth and strategic direction.

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Nonprofit Coaching & Capacity Building

B3 customizes your roadmap:

1. Project Planning
Define the project objectives, milestones and timeline.

2. Where are we now
Look at the data, talk to the staff and establish a clear picture of the current state.

3. Agree on What Matters
Lock in the organizational objectives.

4. Right Stuff, Right Staff
Assess the operations, clearly define system needs & staff roles

5. Good Data, Good Culture
Implement a strategy to build the learning culture.

6. Where are we going?
Implement reports and chart the future

 

B3 Consults builds a customized roadmap for each client, diving deep into program assessments, resource investments and staffing challenges. By building a framework that maps where you are and where you’re trying to go, I’m able to tease out the obstacles to reaching your goals and offer practical tools that get results.

This roadmap is the framework for understanding your organization’s current state and determining which aspects of your agency need support. My evaluative approach begins with data: getting a clear picture of organizational needs through interviews with staff and producing a deep dive into metrics, staff roles and project plans. I define key milestones and timelines and help lock in the organizational objectives and a strategy to chart the future. 

Services

What you’ll receive:

Evaluation strategy
Customized training support
Data analytics and visualization
Individual and team coaching


Making Wise Decisions

A step-by-step guide to picking the
right data system for your non-profit

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Evaluation Coaching

Light up your client’s expertise by using
evidence-based coaching practices

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Strategic Visioning

Organizations thrive when they can clearly articulate their objectives and how they can measure success. I specialize in helping organizations to visualize and define new (or revise existing) theories of change, logic models, guiding star definition or any form of a strategic success map.

 

Analytics Deep Dive

Sometimes an organization just needs shrewd, hands-on analysis of the existing data. I have an affinity for crunching numbers and guiding organizations towards conclusions that reveal hidden opportunities.

Evaluation Strategy

My strength lies in helping organizations clarify wise investment at the evaluation stage.

I have developed custom tools to unblock decision making around tool selection, partnership opportunities and strategic direction.

 

Planning & Facilitation

With over 15 years experience in project management and meeting facilitation, I can help organizations raise the bar on managing teams, offering varied support from creating project plans or leading meetings and retreats.

Training & Operational Support

I have developed training materials and delivered training sessions to the for-profit, non-profit and government sectors. I routinely partner with organizations on an operational level as well; building job descriptions, facilitating software selection, crafting staff communications and more. 

 

Individual & Team Coaching

As a recognized and credentialed coach, I have an infinite belief in your potential, energy, intuition and compassion. Guiding you through probing questions, I will help you discover your true values and define your polestar, a beacon to guide you toward your destination. 

Select Clients

B3 Consults specializes in working with philanthropies, community-based organizations, community colleges and individuals in the Bay Area.  


Recent Projects

Evaluation plan, system selection strategy, retreat facilitation and one-on-one coaching/capacity building for Youth Uprising, a West Oakland community based organization that serves roughly 1,000 youth per year.

Logic model, evaluation plan, and community meeting facilitation for Metas at Contra Costa College, a tutoring program serving K-12 students who will be first-time college-going. 

Principal author of the “Real Cost Measure in California” for United Ways of California, a report on economic security that included building a methodology for household budgets by county by family type and analyzing demographic data. 


Testimonials

“B3 Consults demonstrated a deep interest in understanding our objectives, structuring a project that met those objectives, and adapting the project plan over the life of the project as our understanding grew and needs changed. Their advice at every stage of the process, from outlining the scope of work to adapting and making course corrections as we encountered obstacles or discovered ways to improve on our original vision, to advising us on dissemination, was indispensable.” —Peter Manzo President & CEO, United Ways of California

“Betsy brings a comprehensive sets of skills bridging research and data to the complex issues of local social service needs and delivery.” —Rachel Antrobus, Director, College Access at East Bay College Fund

“I highly recommend Betsy to anyone having the analysis paralysis about their career journey. In addition to assisting me with big picture vision, she provided concrete action steps for improving my resume, making her a well-rounded career coaching option.” —A.O.

 “Betsy has empathy and objectivity. She's an excellent listener and can help sort through the often emotional complex landscape participants are getting lost in without.” —Workshop participant

“Betsy coached me between jobs and I am so grateful for her help. She offered kind and focused support without judgment, and I’m profoundly grateful to her and hope to continue working with her as I continue to grow into my new career.” —C.K.

About Betsy

For over 20 years Betsy has worked with individuals and organizations in all sectors to achieve their best possible outcomes. Her life path has been full of rich experiences that have informed her diverse and unique approach that is results-driven and impact-focused. As a founder whose experience spans small business development, telecommunications software development, government performance auditing, nonprofit evaluation/performance management, and life/career coaching, she has the experience necessary to connect to and support community leaders and change makers.

Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude from Boston University

Masters of Public Policy, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California-Berkeley

Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC) from the Coaches Training Institute

Associate Certified Coach (ACC) through the International Coach Federation.

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