Our mission is to empower nonprofits 

with the tools needed to build capacity, fundraise, and dismantle systems of inequity.

Talem is a derivation of the Latin word, talis, meaning distinguished or empowered, a sentiment we hope all of our clients embody as they move forward with their mission and distinguish themselves from other agencies. 

Talem utilizes an intersectional and equity-based framework to ensure the communities being served are centered in the work we do.


Our culturally responsive fundraising techniques center a horizontal philanthropy mindset that places donors, nonprofits, and program recipients on equal footing. We use a data-driven analytical approach to generate healthy budgets, build financial reserves, diversify funding, implement new program components, and create strong organizational systems.


Our core values include a commitment to:


  • Mission-driven impact

  • Personalized service & customized solutions

  • Open dialogue & pragmatic problem-solving

  • Inspired leadership & donor engagement

  • Professional ethics & standards

  • Advancing racial equity & inclusion


Our relationship begins with you as

Talem learns about:


  • Your specific needs and background

  • Your organizational scope and goals

  • The issues to be examined and services to be completed


Talem works with you to create custom strategies designed to reflect the specific needs and values of your community by determining:

  • A broad definition of the assignment

  • A basic analysis or information gathering assessment

  • Logical project phases 

  • An assessment of the time needed to complete the assignment and cost


When appropriate, Talem Consulting will

provide a written proposal outlining:


  • Our understanding of the assignment

  • The recommended approach

  • The organization of the assigned work

  • Expected results

  • Estimated time to complete the project and the cost

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Nonprofit Consultants in Washington, DC and Dallas, Texas.

Talem Consulting © 2020. All rights reserved.

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