Nonprofits are led by their missions to change, improve, inspire, and support their communities. They face many "mountains" of challenge on their journeys. Rise Consulting Co. is here to guide towards TOOLS and THINKING that will empower every organization to create change.

  • What types of challenges will these services support?

    Strategic Planning - Program Development - Challenges and Crisis - Innovation - Messaging - Internal Support - Fundraising Campaigns

  • What methodologies support the services?

    The methodology behind these services stem from Lean Thinking and include Agile, Human Centered Design, and the Impact Method. I have studied these methodologies to create an accessible toolbox for all organizations.

The Tools and Services

Online Courses, Downloadable Tools, and One-on-One Coaching are here to help your organization grow.


Founder, Nonprofit Consultant

Lauren Wisniewski

Lauren is passionate about the power of philanthropy as a tool for change. Continuous improvement is a core principle guiding her personal life as well as her work in the nonprofit and public sectors. Lauren attended the University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Public Policy. She then received her Master of Arts in Philanthropic Studies and Nonprofit Management from Indiana University Lilly School of Philanthropy as well as a Masters Certificate in Collaborative Governance from the University of Arizona. Lauren has experience working with a range of nonprofit organizations, including three large higher education institutions. In the Ann Arbor, Michigan and Tucson, Arizona communities she worked with smaller community nonprofit organizations, including a youth athletic program, a food bank, a secondary education institution, and a child and family service organization. Lauren has worked for a consulting firm coaching Lean Innovation and founded Rise Consulting Company six years ago to work with nonprofits to develop the skills to approach any challenge in a powerful way.

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