Stronger organizations. Better investments. Increased impact.

  • COLLEAGUES AND CLIENTS

    We work with leaders combining enterprise with social services or social change, and with grantmakers working to increase equity and economic opportunity.

  • Role

    We come in when you need to launch a program, raise more money, or evaluate program strategy and impact.

  • Intent

    We’re about belief and alignment, inclusion and equity, structure and improvisation in service of making a real difference on problems that matter. We encourage choices to increase equity and sustainability. We don't shy away from communicating the tough stuff with executives, boards of directors, staff, or donors. We build on decades of experience in nonprofit organizations and philanthropy plus the assets of your organization and community. We are going for meaningful change.

Invested Impact

Service Year Alliance

Mississippi Delta Council

Client List

Services

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Impact

Program Design * Evaluation

Funding

Program Development * Grants * Major Gifts * Development Audit * Feasibility Studies

Learning

Learning Events * Curriculum * Board Development

Blog

Ways We Work

Here are the ways we work with chief execs and organizations. Contact us about your interests.
Advice and action steps

Quick Assists

  • Thought partner sessions
  • Quick fix calls
  • Workshops and learning events
Results and Growth

Projects

  • Program design
  • Grant writing
  • Curriculum
  • Impact evaluation
  • • Targeted engagements
  • • Improves performance in one area
Impact and Systems Change

Partnering

  • Program strategy and launch
  • Collaborative & network facilitation
  • Impact investment
  • • Multi-year, multidimensional support
  • • Strengthens whole organization
Service and Memberships

Networks

  • Mentor Capital Network
  • Echoing Green
  • National Network for Consultants to Grantmakers
  • ARNOVA
  • Alliance for Nonprofit Management
  • National Good Food Network

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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