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Our services.

Positioning & strategy

In positioning and strategy work, we rely on proven models to identify areas for development and leverage strengths. In doing so, we adapt our approach to your needs. At the end of the process, you will have a strategy that is precisely tailored to your organization.

  • Vision process: development or revision of vision, mission, and values

  • Strategy development: development of strategic planning or funding strategies

  • Strategy review: review of existing strategies and revision

  • Positioning: positioning in the sector and vis-à-vis other players

  • Action plan: development of the action plan for the strategy

Impact measurement

Evidence of impact creates legitimacy, has a positive effect on team motivation, and on fundraising success. Credible evidence of impact requires a well thought-out impact logic, appropriate indicators, and solid monitoring.

  • Internal training: tailor-made introduction to the theory and transfer to your current situation

  • Process support: developing impact goals

  • Development of impact model: support in the development of the impact logic / theory of change

  • Development of a monitoring system: support in the implementation of impact measurement

  • Evaluations: designing and conducting an external evaluation



We prepare analyses or studies for you as a basis for your strategic decisions such as the development of new (funding) strategies, new programs or new cooperations. Depending on your needs, the scope ranges from a pragmatic outline of the topic to a scientific study. We develop the latter in cooperation with research associates of the CEPS.

  • Environment analysis: overview of the actors within the defined topic (funders, nonprofits, government, business, research)

  • Needs analysis: analysis of the target group, current and future challenges, needs, (funding) gaps

  • Benchmark analysis: comparative analysis of selected actors, best practice examples at home and abroad

  • Organizational analysis: strengths, weaknesses, potentials, resources

>Here you will find a selection of previously conducted analyses. ​


Funding strategies

We support funding foundations and public funding institutions in a proven participatory process in reviewing their current funding and in (further) developing their funding strategy.

  • Focusing of funding : Support in the selection of contemporary funding priorities and the definition of effective funding criteria

  • Impact orientation : Development of an impact model with impact objectives, indicators and an appropriate method of impact measurement

  • Analyses : Environment and needs analyses as an evidence-based basis for strategic priorities

Organizational development

Successful organizations in particular must develop organizationally and structurally. Building on precise analyses, the strategic steps must be planned and implemented with the involvement of all important stakeholders.

  • Training in organizational development: introduction to organizational theory, culture and structural development of NPOs

  • Analysis of structure, environment, and potential: development of decision bases

  • Organizational development: moderation and coaching of the process

  • Support of board of directors / foundation board: coaching, problem analysis and solution development

  • Action plan: development of the action plan for the implementation of organizational development


Funding models

Every NPO is familiar with the question of how to sustain its work. A long-term financing model is a core element here that makes the most efficient use of the various fundraising options.

  • Training in fundraising: basic elements of successful fundraising

  • Fundraising concept: development of a long-term fundraising strategy

  • Analysis of potential: analysis of the funding mix and drafting of development scenarios


Coaching & Team Development

Targeted coaching or team development strengthens effective collaboration in organizations and companies. Our offerings in this area help organizations and individuals to remain flexible, take on new challenges and develop successfully.

  • Executive coaching

  • Team development

  • Organizational culture development

  • Supervision

  • Process support


Selected clients

Algorithm Watch Schweiz  I  Association Catalyse  I  Anlaufstelle für Sans-Papiers Basel | Carl Schlettwein Stiftung  I  Beisheim Stiftung | Cleven Stiftung | Crescenda | Drosos Stiftung | Fachhochschule Graubünden | FHNW | Focus Sustainability  I Frey Charitable Foundation | GGG Basel | Heitere Fahne Bern | Hub Neuchâtel  I  INSIEME Schweiz  I  K5 Basel | Kinderzirkus Lollypop  I  Kulturförderung Kanton Zug | LAB Leben mit Autismus  I  Mercator Schweiz | Misheel Kids Foundation | Sophie und Karl Binding Stiftung | Spendenstiftung SGO  I SRG SSR | Stiftung für Kunst, Kultur und Geschichte SKKG | Stiftung Vivendra | Stiftungsstadt Basel | Kulturmanagement Universität Basel | Theater Süd I Verein Kulturförderung Basel Stadt | Verein Zuger Jugendtreffpunkte  I  Young Caritas I Weltacker Schweiz | World Winter Games Switzerland I XKBB Foundation  I  ZHAW  I  Zuhören Schweiz

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