Please review the Portfolio for specific examples and Testimonials for recommendations of the services offered. Contact Michael Shermis (812-340-0479) to discuss specifics on how the following services can be applied to helping your organization. For Michael Shermis’ resumé

With over 18 years of board work (United Way, Community Service Council, Lotus Education and Arts Foundation, Stepping Stones, Serendipity Montessori School, Rhino’s Youth Center, Amethyst House, Community Kitchen, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Hoosiers Outrun Cancer, Leadership Bloomington Monroe County Alumni, Abilities Unlimited, Middle Way House, and others), we have worked extensively on governance issues, as well as developed strategic planning, fund development, board development, retreat facilitation, and outcome measurement. See the list below for a list of specific services and workshops. Talk to us about special rates for nonprofits.

  • Strategic, Vision, Mission, and Values Planning
  • Governance
  • Fund Plan Development
  • Policy Development

Specific Services

Workshops Offered

Nonprofit Credentials

Nonprofit Consultant Interview
Thirty-minute interview on being a nonprofit consultant with Career Coach Caroline Dowd-Higgins on her CBS national radio show, Coach Me.

A Story
One nonprofit tells an amazing story of coming to the realization for the need to be mission driven and strategically focused. This explanation of how a small, dysfunctional board grew, and became engaged, efficient, and effective is filled with astute insights.

Indiana Youth Institute Consultant
Michael Shermis is now a consultant for Indiana Youth Institute. If you are a youth-serving nonprofit in Indiana, you may be eligible to receive a subsidized rate through our partnership with the Indiana Youth Institute.