About Me
My consulting practice is designed to bring a variety of resources to nonprofits, including foundations.

Oak Park, IL 60304
alicecottingham (at) gmail.com

I have earned a reputation as an effective and trusted partner, advisor, manager, and leader.


My key skills include: 

  • identifying and capitalizing on strategic opportunities
  • building collaborative learning relationships
  • facilitating exploration and the development of consensus for planning, policy making, and accomplishment
  • creating and employing inclusive and accountable practices
  • a way with words
  • and analyzing and applying multi-dimensional expertise across fields and sectors.

Subjects of particular interest and in which I have deep knowledge include organizational change management, collaboration, fostering learning environments, leadership development, and high impact philanthropy.

I offer:

  • project development and management
  • individual and group coaching for strategic thinking and action
  • research and writing
  • proposal review and analysis
  • and interim executive leadership.

Skills & Services