Gray Matters NYC

Services Offered

We offer a wide range of consulting services within the range of expertise of our members. Among the services we have been asked to provide are:

Board Development:

  • Help in making boards more effective by assisting with board member selection and ensuring current board members are focusing on the right work.

Organizational Development:

  • Act as a sounding board or advisory group to the Executive Director about a range of operational and strategic issues.
  • Review existing business plans and advise in the creation of new ones.
  • Consult on and review organizational budgets and contingency plans.

Strategic Planning:

  • Establishing long term goals and a supporting one year work plan to address the organization's key issues and opportunities.

Legal Issues:

  • Address a range of legal issues of concern to community-based organizations.

Fundraising:

  • Advise on fundraising strategies, help with planning for annual appeals and fundraising events and offer advice on grant applications.

Marketing:

  • Advise about marketing strategy and help prepare marketing plans.

Human Resources:

  • Consult on human resources issues, personnel practices and talent management.

Facilities Management:

  • Review and advise on the development of leases and facilities plans.
  • Facilities design and architectural advice.

Finance:

  • Help to plan for and acquire technical and financial resources.
  • Assist with accounting issue diagnosis and solution.
  • Council on approaches and organization for fund raising.

Healthcare:

  • Assist in identifying healthcare consultants in areas such as infectious disease, drugs of abuse, insurance reimbursement, and changing federal regulations.

Education:

  • Help to network with educational institutions and identify sites for extracurricular studies.