Stronger organizations. Better investments. Increased impact.

  • OUR COLLEAGUES AND CLIENTS

    Combine enterprise with social services or pursuit of social change. Make philanthropic investments directed at meaningful change. Increase economic opportunity. Invest in social entrepreneurs and communities. Strive to work sustainably and inclusively.

  • our role

    We come in when you need to refine a program, raise more money, evaluate strategy and impact, build a collaborative, or when you are facing a turning point for growth or renewal.

  • Our intent

    We’re about strategy and alignment, inclusion and equity, structure and improvisation in service of making a real difference on problems that matter. And we don't shy away from communicating the tough stuff with executives, boards of directors, staff, or donors.

Invested Impact

Service Year Alliance

Mississippi Delta Council

Client List

Services

Impact

Program Design and Evaluation

Growth

Strategy and Change Management

Learning

Workshops, Facilitation, and Coaching (click circle for topics)

Funding

Fundraising and Grantseeking (click circle for detail of grants experience)

Blog

Ways We Work

Here are the ways we work with leaders and organizations. Contact us about your interests.

Partnering

  • Collaboratives and networks
  • Program design and launch
  • Strategy and growth advisory
  • Impact investment
  • Multi-year, multidimensional support
  • Retainer pricing

Projects

  • Strategic planning
  • Impact evaluation
  • Board development
  • Grant writing
  • Fundraising planning
  • Short-term engagements
  • Flat fee pricing
Service and Memberships
  • Mentor Capital Network
  • Echoing Green
  • National Network for Consultants to Philanthropy
  • ARNOVA
  • Alliance for Nonprofit Management

Team

AMY KINCAID
AMY KINCAID
Founder and Managing Director
Amy Kincaid works with social entrepreneurs, executives, and funders on program design and impact, and on organizational transition, turnaround, and renewal. She has been responsible for securing over $70 million for nonprofit organizations.
PAULINA MIGALSKA
PAULINA MIGALSKA
Social Enterprise and Evaluation Associate
Paulina Migalska provides communications and evaluation services to ChangeMatters clients and partners. Her experience is in global development, corporate community engagement, and strategic communications for social good. She is a 2015 Frontier Markets Scouts Fellow in Social Enterprise Management and Impact Investing.
Danita Rodriguez
Danita Rodriguez
Evaluation Partner
An experienced program evaluator, grant writer, professional trainer, Danita Rodriguez is also a serial small business entrepreneur and investor. Her business, DRA Resources, has secured over $60.5 million in successful grant competitions. A fierce advocate for programs that help people pull themselves out of poverty, she specializes in program evaluation, social return on investment, Federal funding and compliance, business planning, and strategies for sustainability.
Juan Pesquiera
Juan Pesquiera
Projects and Finance Coordinator
Experience working on Federal and State grants and contracts, including design, budgeting, and submission. Has conducted project evaluation interviews, survey administration, and entrepreneurship training in rural and urban settings and in Indian Country. Seasoned added-value product and retail business manager. Bilingual in Spanish and English.

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