The Lafayette Practice is a consortium of professionals with over 50 years of combined experience solving the problems that foundations and nonprofit organizations encounter fulfilling their missions.

Following best practices, we help our clients mobilize resources internally and within the communities they serve. In addition to our skills in philanthropy, research and analysis, communications, partnerships and collaborations, planning/finance, and community organization, our expert team offers fluency in French, Russian, Italian, and Khmer languages. The Lafayette Practice’s broad range of complementary skills gives us the capacity to help your organization function more efficiently, achieve its goals, and serve your constituents anywhere.


  • Representation, Advancement and Communications Services
  • Portfolio development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Leadership, Board & Staff Development
  • Philanthropic Advancement
  • Capacity Assessment
  • Grants management
  • Grants Monitoring & Evaluation
  • Legal, Tax, and Governance Structure Support
  • Human Rights Record Verification Service

Research & Analysis

  • Research Design and Implementation
  • Program Evaluation
  • Qualitative and Quantitative Data Analysis


  • Editorial Management
  • Media Relations
  • Social Media Coaching
  • Public Relations

Partnerships & Collaborations

  • Collaboration Design
  • Needs and Capacity Analysis
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Conflict Resolution

Planning & Finance

  • Business Modeling
  • Leadership Coaching
  • Capacity Building
  • Strategic Planning
  • Program Design
  • Healthcare Access and Financing
  • Fundraising & Event Management


  • Meeting Planning & Facilitation
  • Stakeholder Development
  • Campaign Design, Development, Management
  • Democratic Systems Development