We recognize that every organization’s needs are unique so we tailor our services to meet the individual requirements of our clients. Cahners & Donahue Associates provides strategic advice and counsel in the following areas:

Governance and Leadership

  • Board retreats and workshops
  • Board evaluations
  • Mission and vision statements
  • Board roles and responsibilities
  • Board structure and composition
  • Board training
  • Board leadership mentoring
  • Leadership transition and succession
  • Board governance audit


  • Development audit
  • Annual fund planning and counsel
  • Capital campaign planning and counsel
  • Volunteer training
  • Cultivation and stewardship

Strategic Planning

  • Strategic plan facilitation and review
  • Institutional assessment
  • Mission and vision statements
  • SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) analysis