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Solid Fire Consulting

Building Vibrant Non-profit, Social and Philanthropic Communities

Training & Workshops

Participatory group learning to meet your needs

I provide customized, highly interactive trainings, and workshops in participatory leadership and facilitation, evaluation, and strategy planning to meet the needs of staff, Boards of Directors, professional groups, and communities. Trainings and workshops are available in 1-2 hour, half-day, one-day, and multiple day versions.

Topics include:

  • Nonprofit/Nonlinear: Using the Complequity Organizational Assessment Tool to Assess and Change Culture
  • How Can We Work Better Together? Participatory Meeting Facilitation Methods
  • We’ll Never ComeTo Agreement! Collective Decision-Making Methods
  • What Are We Going To Do Next? Strategizing Made Simple
  • Evaluation 101: Demonstrating Effectiveness and Telling Your Story
  • Participatory Leadership and Facilitation Techniques in Evaluation
  • Arts-Based Approaches in Facilitation
  • Arts-Based Approaches in Evaluation

What Clients Say

“Thank you for your great workshop at the Alliance for Nonprofit Management conference. I so appreciate your energetic, fun presence as a facilitator and the interactive workshop that engaged us on assessing organizational culture. I was inspired by how your presence aligns with your brand—Solid Fire—and how you show up to your work with that fiery energy and sense of purpose.”

Carole Ann Penney, Consultant, Fio Partners and Penney Leadership

“Thank you for some of the best sessions [Art of Hosting workshop and storytelling] that I attended at the American Evaluation Association conference. I hope to incorporate these skills in my evaluation practice.”

Victoria Carlan, Evaluation Consultant

“This was a fantastic workshop! I really appreciated the approach of learning through doing and using evaluation as a topic for the tools we practiced.”

Workshop Participant, Facilitation for Evaluators, American Evaluation Association