Philanthropy Consultants Serving Grantmakers

The National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers is a growing network of experienced professional consultants serving grantmakers and their networks.

Philanthropy Consultants

The National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers is a network of experienced professional consultants serving grantmakers and their networks. 

Become a Member

Membership in National Network of Consultants to Grantmakers  helps philanthropy consultants elevate their work, expand their knowledge and inform the field.


What Is NNCG?

NNCG is a mission-driven, field-building network dedicated to improving the quality, effectiveness, and capacity of philanthropy consultants.  


Our mission is to increase the quality, effectiveness, and capacity of grantmakers by mobilizing and strengthening the work of knowledgeable, ethical, and experienced consultants.



NNCG offers monthly webinars that explore topics and practices of particular interest and value to philanthropy consultants. Watch this space for announcements of upcoming events.

Knowledge Center

NNCG has built a Knowledge Center in cooperation with Candid’s acclaimed IssueLab. The collection makes best practices, tools, analyses, articles, evaluations and other items of value created by NNCG members widely available to the philanthropic field – a resource that benefits the practice of philanthropy. 

Sharing Opportunities

NNCG shares consulting opportunities for projects that support the work of foundations and philanthropy-serving organizations.

12apr1:00 pm2:00 pmEvaluation Planning to Fuel Learning and Adaptation[WEBINAR]

09may1:00 pm2:00 pmPhilanthropy’s Perspectives on Rural Communities and Equity: What Works?[WEBINAR]

15jun1:00 pm2:00 pmVirtual Café – June 2023[Open to All]

13jul1:00 pm3:00 pmNNCG Boot Camp: Five Practices for Inclusive & Equitable Change: Supporting Your Philanthropy Clients[Open to All]

03aug1:00 pm2:00 pmBoard Leadership and Governance: Supporting Boards in Their Pivotal Roles[WEBINAR]

05oct12:00 pm1:30 pmVirtual Café – October 2023[Open to All]

17oct2:00 pm3:00 pmHelping Clients Develop a Holistic Giving Strategy[WEBINAR]

14nov1:00 pm2:00 pmSupporting Collaborative Philanthropy: Collective Leadership for Transformational Change[WEBINAR]

Experienced independent philanthropy consultants and firms serving grantmakers? Join NNCG.

Membership is open to independent practitioners and firms that are experienced providing consulting services to grantmakers in fields of expertise that advance philanthropic mission.