Herz Consulting



Herz Consulting specializes in organizational development -- clear goals, strong board and staff teams, effective collaboration, and ongoing learning -- with foundations and groups pursuing racial and social justice.

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Beth Herz

Beth Herz (she or they) is an organizational development consultant and facilitator providing strategic advising to grantmaking foundations, community organizations, and networks that pursue racial and social justice. Beth supports clients’ efforts to clarify their aims, learn from past work, and develop strong board and staff teams.


Past and Present Client Partners

Long Island Community Foundation

Participatory grantmaking: Facilitation and grantmaking strategy

A philanthropic collaborative in Wisconsin

Philanthropic strategy, Recovery grantmaking program design

Enterprise Community Partners, Natural Resources Defense Council, & Low Income Investment Fund: SPARCC initiative

Collaborative team structure and roles

Strategy research to support program acquisition

Everytown for Gun Safety

Philanthropic board launch and strategy development

Participatory grantmaking: Evaluation and strategy

Barra Foundation

Learning and metrics

Nathan Cummings Foundation, Inclusive Clean Economy Program

Research to guide strategy

Surdna Foundation, Sustainable Environments Program

Learning and metrics




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