Category Archives: Favorite clients

How to tell a story: Spellbinders shares tips for nonprofits

By Katy Snyder, JVA Consulting Spellbinders is one of our favorite kinds of nonprofits—the kind that brings together two diverse groups for the benefit of both. In Spellbinders’ case, those two groups are elementary school (and sometimes older) kids and … Continue reading

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30 Days of Gratitude at JVA Consulting

by Janine Vanderburg Since Oprah introduced the idea that expressing gratitude could result in positive effects, I’ve been interested in the notion of writing down things and experiences for which I am grateful. That there is science behind it makes … Continue reading

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Recruiting a dream board member: Thoughts from JVA’s Executive Director Academy Panel

The Genius Panel from JVA Consulting’s Executive Director Academy share their thoughts on how to recruit the type of board members that your nonprofit organization needs. Continue reading

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Been to the Denver Zoo lately?

Have you been to the Denver Zoo in the last five years? If the answer is no, the Denver Zoo wants to hear from you. In partnership with JVA Consulting, the zoo will hold several focus groups in Denver and … Continue reading

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Logic models keep us from just “spinning our wheels”

By Nancy Zuercher, JVA Project Manager and Research Associate The University of Colorado Denver has a program that provides professional development to teachers of English language learners. Once a month, as the program evaluator, I get to join a meeting … Continue reading

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