Shifting Patterns Consulting
Shifting Patterns is a socially responsible consulting firm that helps social enterprises access funding and strengthen their people and organizational capabilities. We accompany social enterprises on the path to success by offering customized services that deliver quality results. Our specialty is working with innovative organizations that think and act “outside the box” to address the underlying causes of socio-economic and environmental challenges.
We believe that developing partnerships rooted in co-learning, mutual respect, and trust is essential for realizing organizational potential. Shifting Patterns is committed to advancing positive change and draws inspiration from changemakers who are innovating sustainable solutions to some of the toughest challenges we face, such as promoting transparent and accountable government, providing access to meaningful work that is fairly compensated, and advancing the rights of those who are oppressed.
Our services reflect an understanding of the types of situations social enterprises often face, such as securing funds to launch or grow their venture, developing a strategy to guide their operations, and coming up with better ways to operate more effectively. We offer the following services:
Resource Development: Strategic Fundraising, Investor Identification, Proposal Writing, and Investor Cultivation and Stewardship
Institutional Support and Strengthening: Strategic Planning, People Potential, and Process Improvement
Partnerships and Networks: Development and Strengthening