How We Work | ABD Ventures

How We Work

How We Do Our Work

Initial Consultation:

Our first step is to meet with you, ask questions and listen, listen, listen. Our goal is to learn as much as possible about your organization’s needs. This is also a chance for us to get acquainted and identify your goals and aspirations. We can then begin to identify the best possible ways for ABD Ventures to meet your needs.

Site Visit:

This step involves a more comprehensive discussion of the most value-added ABD Ventures services and products from which your organization would benefit. You will select a combination of board, staff and funders you would like for us to interview as part of making an assessment of your organization’s needs. ABD does not determine who this group shall be; but instead uses a customized evaluation tools to assess organizational strengths from which to build as well as identify challenges your organization needs to address.

Workplan & Services Agreement:

Based on a combination of what we’ve learned from you and your team, we will present a workplan, which will include deliverables, timeline and service fees.


Pending approval of a workplan and upon intitation of a services agreement, ABD Ventures will begin work. We oversee the entire process to insure that the work is of the highest quality.

ABD Ventures is available to assist with implementation of strategic planning, staff development and coaching as well as weekly support oversight of plan implementation.

  • Recommendations on operations, logistics and implementation efficiencies
  • Organizational audit, review or redesign
  • Mentoring, training, staff development and coaching
  • Meeting, retreat, and special event planning