• Nonprofit consultation – Arula can help startup and small nonprofits with developing the structure, materials, and direction needed to successfully start a new nonprofit organization. With years of experience in leadership positions on a variety of nonprofits, Alex understand the needs and requirements of a beginning organization.
  • Grant services – Arula will evaluate the client for “grant readiness” by looking over existing materials, organizational structure, current programs and a myriad of other criteria to determine grant readiness. From there, Arula will strategically research thousands of grantors to determine potential opportunities and discuss these with the client. Specific services include: Writing, editing, review, compliance review, and post-award management.
  • Fund Development – Arula will help the client to determine their realistic goals and a time-frame for implementation. Through funding assessments and strategy development, Arula will help an organization develop their strategies and identifying funding sources both internal and external. Specific Services Include: Capital campaigns, fundraising events, and implementing new fundraising campaigns
  • Arula can assist a client with educational board training, board retreats, assessments, and strategy building that will maximize the effectiveness of the board of directors in governance and fund development. Services include:
    • Customized workshops to learn new skills such as asking for a major gift or coordinating a new event.
    • Board development to help a (new or experienced) board of directors learn their role and expand their ability to help the nonprofit in fundraising, governance, or finance.
    • Custom facilitations to implement specific plans such as determining the feasibility of a project or engaging an entire employee base in fundraising.

Arula also offers business consulting services to for profit entities. Arula has experience working with a wide variety of businesses, including two successful startups. Services includes:

  • Business Development
  • Partnerships
  • Financing and investing
  • Grant writing
  • Pitches
  • Business planning