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Our Purpose

we help mission-driven organizations get better at doing good

strategic consulting

achieve your mission with our strategic consulting services

We understand the complexity of mission-centered work. Founder and CEO, Kerri Drumm brings years of experience as a nonprofit consultant and a strategic planning consultant. She is joined by Susanna Ecklberger, the firm’s primary grant writing consultant. Along with other experts, we help clients meet the challenges of an increasingly complex world.
We understand. We’ve been there. Changing the world is exhausting. But you don’t have to do it alone.
Contact us today for a free initial consultation.
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Organizational Consulting Services

We approach every project with a focus on aligned people, defined processes, and a shared purpose
Strategic Planning

Build realistic, adaptive plans to achieve impact. Learn, grow, and have fun doing it!

Facilitation & training

Engage your team in productive, results-oriented retreats, meetings, and training on nonprofit management topics.

Grant Writing

Partner with us on the full spectrum of grant writing services. Showcase your good work and increase your budget.

Program Development

Strengthen long-standing programs or build new ideas into workable models.


we support you to...

  • Focus on what really matters
  • Listen to your stakeholders
  • Engage your board
  • Sharpen your programs
  • Streamline your systems
  • Plan for the future
  • Share your good work
  • Raise more money

Our work is underscored by these values:


We leverage existing strengths and assets to solve problems and help groups achieve their goals.


We set up systems, practices, and policies so organizations are able work effectively long-term.

Partnership and Integrity:

We listen deeply to your needs and honor the trust placed in us by delivering a superior product.

Rooted in Reality:

Our plans are always attainable, practical, and mission focused.


We center diverse voices and work to be flexible, anti-racist, and open to all experiences.

Our Clients

what our clients say

We work with organizations of all sizes, from grassroots community groups to state-wide government agencies.

the Purpose Aligned Consulting team

Kerri Drumm
Jodi Fischer
Grant Writing ASSOCIATE
Kaly Otero
Lara Green

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After fifteen years in the nonprofit sector, Kerri Drumm founded Purpose Aligned Consulting in 2014. She has experience on three continents, in two languages and on literally thousands of mission-driven projects and programs.