Kentro Christian Network members have special access to our Preferred Partners, a group of highly skilled consultants and service providers that we are happy to recommend.

Preferred Partners are pre-vetted professionals. They provide relevant services at accessible rates, and an extended professional community gathered around our shared vision. Our vetting process is thorough and you can be sure to get quality, value, and most importantly missional alignment when working with a Kentro Preferred Partner.

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Nicolette Beharie is an award-winning content specialist with a passion for real-life storytelling. With more than 15 years of experience in the non-profit sector, she specializes in content creation for donor communications, strategic marketing and fundraising.

Throughout her career, Nicolette has worked with Christian relief and development organizations to improve donor engagement and manage the flow of high-quality content. A strong communicator and leader, she has also worked cross-culturally in several countries throughout Africa and Asia.

Today, Nicolette is principal of BonaFide Content and partners with charities, non-profits and caring professionals with a heart for their community. Through her business, she develops focused content that builds trust and inspires action – for good.

Learn more: bonafidecontent.com

Contact Nicole: nicolette@bonafidecontent.com

Every non-profit leader wants to have the biggest possible impact in this world. The problem is we are always so busy running programs and trying to get those programs funded that we don’t have the time to build a strong organizational foundation and leadership team that results in the kind of impact we want to have. Fullwell Leadership helps charity leaders with the building blocks to strong organizational leadership.

Areas of focus for Fullwell are: Board Leadership and Engagement, Vision Mission Value and Strategic Planning, Human Resources and Team Culture, Leading Through Conflict, Short-Term Missions Leadership, Developing International Leaders, Individual or Team Leadership Coaching, Advancement and Development, and Managing International Relief and Development Activities. As the social enterprise of Hungry For Life International, the funds that are generated by serving leaders and organizations in developed nations provide the funds to help develop leaders around the world.

Learn more: www.fullwell.ca

Contact Dave: info@fullwell.ca

As a photographer Paul has been capturing social, cultural and geo-political issues through his camera for over 15 years. Throughout his career work has taken him around the globe and allowed him to photograph for many organizations and news wires with photos being used in national campaigns, marketing outputs, newspapers, magazines, billboards and more. His commitment to the visual arts of photography and video storytelling is based on a philosophy of relational and intimate storytelling, with honesty and sensitivity.

Working in tandem with his photography work is Groundlines Media, a creative agency with a focus on providing creative support to companies and organizations. With a broad spectrum of clients, they have overseen annual reports, websites, content management systems, video and video production, television commercials, radio spots, and web management strategies.

Learn more: paulbettings.com or groundlinesmedia.com

Contact Paul: paulbettings@groundlinesmedia.com

Chris enjoys helping organizations increase their clarity and focus.  As a former people leader in a large relief and development organization, he knows the importance of clarity and focus for staff, leaders, and the board.  This is why he has developed a strategic planning approach specifically designed for nonprofit organizations.

In addition to his strategic planning services, he regularly facilitates custom learning sessions on topics such as leading through change, transforming conflict, team leadership, strategic mindset, and service and operational excellence.  If you’re looking for strategic planning services, teaching, and problem evaluation, Chris would love to help.

Learn more: www.chiselconsulting.com

Contact Chris: chris@chiselconsulting.com

Burrell Creative is a boutique presentation design company, serving businesses of all sizes. Sharing professionally designed documentation is important to your reputation. We design customized presentations to help you make a connection with your target audience. 

We lighten your workload by creating your promotional materials, so you can focus on running your organization. No more struggling to find the right images, text and layout. Let us create anything from captivating slide presentations to reader-friendly reports, info packages and training documentation.  Give us the text and we’ll do the rest! Visit our Gallery to view design samples.

Learn more: www.burrellcreative.ca

Contact Antoinette: aburrell@burrellcreative.ca

Using direct response and digital marketing, we work with non-profit organizations to improve donor retention and build long-term donor value. Although we are based in Winnipeg, we work with organizations all across Canada. We come alongside your in-house team to create emotionally compelling fundraising communications that delight your donors and raise more money. That way you’ll spend less time worrying about your donor communications and more time changing the world.

Learn more: www.buildgood.org and LinkedIn Profile

Contact Mike: mike@buildgood.org

Managing people effectively can be challenging at times and sometimes a set of fresh eyes is beneficial. In consultation with you, I can create HR practices and policies that will keep your staff motivated, committed and productive. I offer virtual or in-person HR support that will align with your unique human resources needs.

I am a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) and a member in good standing of the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA), Canada’s largest HR regulatory body. I carry Professional Liability Insurance and all of my services are carried out in accordance with the Registered Human Resources Professionals Act, 2013.

My expertise includes these areas: compliance, health, wellness and safe workplace, organizational effectiveness, equity, diversity and inclusion initiatives, workforce planning and talent management, employee relations, total rewards and compensation reviews, learning and development.

Learn more: www.jenniferhillconsulting.com

Contact Jennifer: jhill@jenniferhillconsulting.com

More than ever, technology and data play a pivotal role for nonprofits – helping to create excellent donor experiences – and to measure and deliver kingdom impact. Salesforce is quickly emerging as a world-leading tool in Nonprofit Relationship Management, providing solutions for fundraising, program management and more.

Jonathan is an independent, certified Salesforce developer and consultant with a proven track record helping organizations get started and grow their impact using the Salesforce platform (at a price charities can afford). 
If you’re looking for a new CRM, and are considering Salesforce, please reach out to us! Conversations are free.

And if you’re already using Salesforce and want to get more out of it – please reach out to us as well. We’re always looking for new opportunities to volunteer.

Learn more: https://goodmanrobot.com

Contact Jonathan: jonathan@goodmanrobot.com

GreenCastle Labs helps charities and businesses develop economic engines and clarify their social and organizational impact making it both sustainable and resilient.

Our approach shifts the leadership conversation from traditional strategic planning to engaging in new organizational models and marketplace approaches including social impact, that deliver holistic program transformation.

Specifically, we focus on; prototyping income generating activities such as new product/service offerings or identifying and building foundational revenue process opportunities; clarifying mission and theory of change to better define measurable impact objectives; and conducting incubator/accelerator-like workshops.

Contact Kevin: kevin@greencastlelabs.ca

Since 2005, Minerva Saddler Gray has provided grant writing and business development expertise to national and international organizations across multiple sectors. She has worked in Atlanta, Toronto, South America, Latin America & the Caribbean, and on the continent of Africa. She is known best as a grant writer; however, she has designed fund development and capacity-building strategies, multi-sectoral partnership engagement plans, business development frameworks, and conducted operational reviews, for not-for-profits, NGOs, and corporate entities.

Her partner, Wayne Gray loves working in partnership with clients where he get the chance to dig deep and find strategic solutions that work for them and their goals. He leverages his 20+ years of experience, acquired in Canada and the United States, to provide clients with the resource building tools to improve efficiency and elevate various dimensions of their organizations.

Learn more: www.kuinuaconsulting.com

Contact Minerva: minerva@kuinuaconsulting

Struggling to tell the story of the transformational impact your organization has through its God-given mission?

Elaine facilitates organizations of all sizes to clarify their Theory of Change and develop monitoring, evaluation, and reporting systems that leverage the opportunities found in their existing resources.

Since 2002, she has been leading and implementing a wide range of complex strategic, programmatic and quality assurance processes to support leadership, staff, communities and children in international development and humanitarian aid programs. Her expertise covers on-going learning and improvement in 30 countries across 15 sectors, including education, health and nutrition, economic development, water, sanitation and hygiene, gender equality, inclusion and youth.

She provides a versatile suite of expertise with specific focus in: strategic and programmatic Theory of Change; developing or strengthening monitoring, evaluation and knowledge management systems for organizational learning and change and generating evidence of impact; and related capacity building and training both in person and virtually.

Learn more: Elaine@LinkedIn

Contact Elaine: elaine.stavnitzky@gmail.com

The Grants House mission is to give every organization and individual – anywhere in the world – the opportunity to operate on an equal playing field in the Grants Sector.

We’ve experienced the CHALLENGES of grants being time-consuming, expensive and risky. And not all agencies can hire new, qualified grant staff, nor risk investing their public money into uncertain proposals that don’t guarantee a return on investment.

So our SOLUTION is simple. We will help you:

• by providing immediate staff capacity building to acquire Grants
• to save money and time for your organization
• to bring in more revenue to support your amazing work.
• to increase your win-ratio and capacity to acquire and implement new grant funding

Here’s what you do:

1. Take our proprietary Grants Acquisition Courses. Our self-paced, professionally recorded courses will turn you into a grants pro and will increase your win-ratio. Learn everything there is to know about winning grants – from a Grant expert.

2. Subscribe to our low-priced monthly plan. You’ll gain access to FREE Grant consulting services, when you need it and you’ll have permanent Grants support. All plans come with a 2-week FREE trial.

3. Download digital products. You’ll find all the templates, guidelines, policies and tools you need to implement a Grant Strategy.

4. Sign up for FREE and receive regular Grant Funding Opportunities.

By Joining The Grants House, you’re going to save money and time for your organization – and you’re going to bring in more revenue to support your amazing work. Why not try it out – you have only Grants to lose!

Learn more: www.thegrantshouse.com

Contact Phil: mailto: ptanner@epic-consultancy.org

Long Run Consulting was established in the belief that, like long distance runners, nonprofit organizations that wish to sustain their impact over the long run must pay attention to their form, build internal strength, and prepare to endure the pain and discomfort of change.

Ed Wilson, principal consultant with Long Run, regards nonprofit boards as the principal stewards of the organization’s enduring leadership, and works with boards and executive leadership to build strong, respectful and collaborative partnerships. As an astute strategic thinker, he helps organizations develop and maintain the programmatic and operational focus needed to assess emerging opportunities and challenges, and thrive through seasons of change. Ed provides training and coaching to boards and executive leaders across Canada in the areas of governance, strategic planning and leadership development, and facilitates peer-to-peer support and mentoring groups for charity executives.

Learn more: www.longrunconsulting.ca

Contact Ed: ewilson@longrunconsulting.ca

Helping people with privilege dismantle systemic inequity, while helping people without privilege survive it.

Many organizations have diversity and inclusion statements proclaiming this as their goal, but aren’t as clear how to get there. But working on diversity and inclusion alone does not give enough weight to antiracism, gender equity, economic equity, and their intersections – which are my areas of focus.

Going from systemic inequity to equity requires a redistribution of power that means the privileged group will have less, and the under-privileged group will have more. This requires personal sacrifice and courage. I know, because I’ve also had to acknowledge my own privilege and humble myself.

No one can or should do this alone. From a place of empathy and compassion, I’m here to support leaders of organizations willing to take that leap; to see their own privilege by learning about colonization and white supremacy culture; and to begin unlearning patriarchal and capitalistic practices that keep racialized and marginalized individuals out of their workplaces.

Rosie’s service offerings include executive coaching for adaptive change, keynote speaking, and educational workshops.

Learn more: www.changinglenses.ca

Contact Rosie: hello@changinglenses.ca

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