Celeste Frye, AICP

Celeste Frye, AICP

Celeste Frye, AICP, is co-founder and CEO of Public Works Partners LLC, a certified Women’s Business Enterprise, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise and Small Business Enterprise planning and consulting firm, specializing in multi-stakeholder initiatives and building strong connections across the nonprofit, government and private sectors.

How to Strengthen Your Nonprofit’s Cultural Competencies

Nonprofits are staffed by incredibly competent and dedicated people — experts who understand their work backward and forward, whether it be housing the homeless, feeding the hungry, or supporting these programs through effective fundraising and building sustainable solutions to the world’s most challenging problems.

Budgeting for Equity: 3 Steps to Creating a Framework for Lasting Change

Nonprofits are one of the most powerful forces for good in our world. They feed the hungry, house the homeless, stand up for those too often not heard and so much more. However, even with the best intentions, nonprofits can sometimes fall short of realizing their mission. One reason for this is failing to budget for equity.

Harnessing the Power of Evaluation for Effective Programming

When a nonprofit is able to invest in proper program evaluation, the returns can be major: stronger processes, improved performance and a supercharged impact. Here are seven tips for harnessing the power of evaluation. 

Does Your Nonprofit Need a Tune-Up?

One of the most admirable aspects of nonprofits is how dedicated they are to their core mission. But sometimes, this devotion leads nonprofits to develop a blind spot: their own organizational health.