Expert Local Assistance
for Hawaii Nonprofits

HANO is a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening other nonprofits. We provide professional, affordable consulting services to nonprofits of all sizes and in all stages of development – from start-up to established organizations. For more information about our consulting services and rates, contact Jennifer Cornish Creed at (808) 529-0453 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Our consultants are able to assist your nonprofit organization with a broad range of services that meet your capacity-building needs and budget. They can provide the coaching and expertise you need to solve problems, develop plans for the future, and navigate changes in your organization.

> Effective board governance is critical to ensuring that a nonprofit organization delivers on its mission, manages its resources effectively, and maintains its reputation. HANO can help you in your efforts to recruit and retain effective board members, develop sound policies and procedures, and help your board members understand their roles and responsibilities so they can act effectively.

HANO board governance services respect the confidential nature of organizational issues while helping board and executive leaders to move their organizations forward. Consultations range in nature and time frame.

> HANO offers a variety of options to guide organization in strategic thinking, developing clearly articulated goals, objectives and action steps. We support incorporating year-round planning into the workplace culture, providing opportunities for continuous learning and improvement. Our consultants will meet with staff and/or board members, review your organization's planning history and tailor appropriate tools and activities.

> Effective facilitation can help your meetings and planning sessions run smoothly, stay focused, and produce results. HANO has highly skilled facilitators who support planning processes, collaborative conversations and problem-solving by creating a safe space for all participants to be involved and engaged.

> HANO is recognized as a leader in outcomes design, training and implementation and can address outcomes development at all system levels – individual, programmatic, agency, sector and community. HANO works with management to develop on-site training in outcomes design and implementation. We also provide presentations on the implications of results accountability for policy and fund development. We facilitate community initiatives to identify desired outcomes and appropriate community-level indicators.

> HANO trainings are offered on-demand to support professional development for your staff of board. Listed above are the training topics we offer. If you would like to schedule one of these trainings to your organization, please contact Jennifer Cornish Creed, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (808) 529-0453.


Your Membership Is Important: The more nonprofit members HANO has the more effective the Alliance can be on their behalf. To learn more about HANO and to apply for membership, joining more than 270 Hawaii nonprofits who are already members, click  HERE.

TRY HANO's Job Bank

Hire the Best; Find a New Job: HANO's powerful online Job Bank brings Hawaii nonprofit employers and jobseekers together. Employers, post a job or scan candidate resumes. Job hunters, post your resume for FREE and let jobs find you. Check it out − click HERE.

USE HANO Consultants

Let HANO Assist You: We can bring workshops like board governance, budgeting, fund development and advocacy to your nonprofit. We also facilitate conversations and planning sessions and provide other services. For details, click HERE.

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