Carrie Blanding works with arts and other nonprofits to improve organizational sustainability, navigate leadership transitions, and secure necessary funding so that they can do their work more effectively.

From co-founding a children’s theatre company to leading a forty-year old nonprofit through an organizational turnaround as Executive Director, Carrie knows firsthand about the challenges and opportunities that organizations face at different phases in their growth. She combines more than ten years of director-level experience, with a deep understanding of arts policy, philanthropic trends, and management theory to give her clients a big-picture view of the field. Carrie’s approach is compassionate, disciplined, creative, and collaborative.

“Bring me your problems, and together we will solve them.”

Available for consultancies in: grant writing, fundraising, organizational development and sustainability, interim executive director, strategic planning, leadership transitions, meeting and retreat facilitation.