to create a stronger nonprofit sector characterized by mission-driven
organizations, effective boards, strong volunteer leadership, high quality
management, increased capacity, and ongoing quality improvement.
Nathan Garber & Associates was established in 1986 to
assist nonprofit organizations in organizational development, governance,
strategic and program planning, evaluation,
technology and Board-CEO relations. Nathan Garber is founder and
principal consultant. He has spent more than 40 years
helping nonprofit organizations to achieve their goals. As Executive Director of
Information London and Across
Languages, he led both organizations to international recognition for
innovative and creative solutions in their fields. He has a strong record of
successful fundraising through grants and special events. As a consultant for
federal and provincial governments and in private practice he has provided
advisory services and training for more than two hundred organizations of all
types and sizes.
Governance issues, board-staff relations, program evaluation, community
collaboration and organizational structure are Nathan’s special interests.
Since 1991, he has taught courses on governance for certificate and diploma
programs in nonprofit management and arts management at the University of Western Ontario.
He was founding editor of
Boards & Governance Review, an e-newsletter with more than 7,000
subscribers. His writing has been published in Canada, the USA, the Netherlands,
the United Kingdom, and Australia. He was
recognized in both The
Chronicle of Philanthropy and Front
& Centre for his innovative work in the evaluation of executive
directors and has received awards from Canadian
Crossroads International and the London
Coordinating Committee to End Woman Abuse.