How Visjonær Can Help YouVisjonær Consulting & Communications provides services for land trusts, other nonprofit organizations, individuals and conservation philanthropists in the areas of marketing/communications, strategic planning, fundraising and grant writing, crafting impactful publications and videos, developing conservation partnerships, board and organizational development, and national land trust accreditation.
Core services offered:
Marketing & Communications: Visjonær provides award-winning marketing and communications services like no other. Get advice directly from Tim Jacobson: best-selling novelist, documentary filmmaker, and creator of a magazine that garnered both national and international awards for communication excellence. Visjonær will assist you with print publications, websites, grant applications, and video productions. We can assess your newsletters, online networking, donor correspondence, and news releases. We’ll polish your communications until they shine!
Strategic Planning Facilitation: A plan will be customized for individual nonprofit organizations based upon an assessment of planning needs and the level of assistance required by each client organization. Assessments may include a review of any existing strategic plan and annual work plans, review of organizational and committee structures, review of communications and marketing, and review of fundraising procedures and results. From there, Visjonær Consulting can offer services in designing stakeholder surveys, use of focus groups, strategic planning retreat facilitation, and assistance with drafting strategic plans.
Fundraising Planning & Training: Visjonær can provide an assessment of existing fundraising plans and procedures, provide ideas and inspiration for growing an organization’s financial support, and assist with fundraising implementation. In addition, Visjonær provides fun and engaging fundraising training for board and staff members.
Workshops & Seminars: Visjonær can provide training anywhere in the country for your team, whether for your board of directors, your staff, or both, on a range of topics, including Putting the FUN in FUNdraising (major donor cultivation and solicitation training), Sizzling Social Media Marketing, Impactful Use of Video to Market Your Nonprofit, How to Use Smartphone Video to Create Compelling Messages, and Explosive Marketing for Nonprofits.
Land Trust Accreditation Preparation: Visjonær Consulting provides guided organizational assessments with respect to Land Trust Alliance Standards and Practices, assists land trusts in assessing their readiness for applying for national accreditation, and helps develop plans for pursuing accreditation. Get this advice from a consultant who successfully led his land trust through national accreditation while serving as executive director. Visjonær is an LTA trained and approved consulting firm for guided assessments.
Inspirational Speeches: Visjonær’s Tim Jacobson frequently delivers inspirational and motivational speeches, with a particular emphasis on environmental conservation and the ecology of the unglaciated Driftless Region of the Upper Mississippi River Valley. Jacobson, an Emmy-winning documentary film producer, also frequently shows the film Mysteries of the Driftless to groups of all ages, providing an introduction to the film with a Q&A session afterwards.
Crisis Management: Guidance for preventing and managing major organizational crises. Benefit from the experience and perspective of a savvy trial lawyer and organizational executive with communication skills good enough to result in a best-selling novel, victory with supreme court cases, and national and international communication awards.
Special Projects: Strategic business planning and implementation, marketing plans and implementation, and leadership development.
One-on-One Coaching: Private and objective organizational or professional coaching, affordable and "on-demand," access to coaching, in person or via phone/email.
Untether your organization’s potential and soar!