Whether you are new to the nonprofit sector as a staff or board member, Nonprofit Lifecycles provides a practical frame of reference for the predictable challenges and growing pains you’ll experience in your leadership role. Take a moment to review our resources and reflect on your organizational capacity but completing an “Online Selfie” or find a Lifecycles Capacity Consultant to help facilitate the process.

Leaders, looking for ways to engage?

Click the following link to download the Lifecycles Programs for Nonprofit Organizations.


Compare your organization to the Yellow Pages capacity stages on page 59, Nonprofit Lifecycles book or in the Reference Guide.

Are you a founder? Download Helping Founders Succeed from our Resources page.


Become a member and share your lifecycles experiences.

Lead your own Lifecycles selfie or find a Lifecycles Capacity Consultant to guide your organization through the process.

Need a skilled Lifecycles Capacity Consultant, find one in our directory.

Need a Keynote Speaker for your Annual Conference? Contact us


Use Lifecycles to hire new staff and bring on board members. See Chapter 5 Nonprofit Lifecycles.

Share Lifecycles and the importance of capacity with your peers.

Capacity Ecosystem

We cultivate an ecosystem of healthy, dynamic, and collaborative nonprofit organizations, funders, and consultants providing the guidance and structure for nonprofits to realize their missions with clarity and sustainability.


Stage-based Wisdom for Nonprofit Capacity
By Susan Kenny Stevens Ph.D.