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 contact us to find a Lifecycles Capacity Consultant to help facilitate the process.

Consultants, looking for ways to engage?


Read Part 1 Nonprofit Lifecycles to see which lifecycle stage best matches your consulting “fit.”

Not sure what “capacity-consulting” is? Read Chapter 11: Nonprofit Lifecycles to understand principles of nonprofit capacity.

Working with nonprofit founders? See our Resources for two articles on the founding experience.

Learn more about the Institute by attending a Lifecycles Meet Up


Join our community by becoming a member and dive deeper into Lifecycles with our Lifecycles Learning Circles.

Want to be a Lifecycles Capacity Consultant? Register for our next Introduction to Lifecycles Consulting Workshop.

Engage with Lifecycles on Facebook, Instagram, and Linkedin. Share your stories.


Meet our current Certified Lifecycles Capacity Consultants.

Looking for ongoing development? Join us at an upcoming event.