Clayton Consulting Services

Economic Development

We help create plans, programs, policies and activities to enhance economic prospects, attract investment, and improve quality of life in your community while recognizing that economy, society and environment are in extricable. The overriding objective is regional vitality and resiliency.

Community Development

We help you achieve lasting, workable results by helping you to help yourselves. Whether this be facilitating a shared vision amongst diverse stakeholders; developing a plan for attracting investment; developing and managing a communications plan and public process; coordinating a campaign to engage levels of government; or delivering a pragmatic action plan to help actualize stalled ideas; we can help move your project forward while working with you to increase your organizational capacity to continue unassisted.


We offer focused, dynamic facilitation for your business, organization, or community needs, including strategic planning, management and operational plans, marketing and communications plans, fundraising plans. We also offer executive coaching to help your senior management and/or Board to further develop the diverse skills they require to succeed.

Organization Development

Effectiveness: We are experts in helping you make the most of your people, and in managing their growth within the organization. We also work with you to develop a strong corporate culture while identifying opportunities for more efficient business processes. Determining governance models and developing governance policies are among our strengths.

Human Resources: From conducting staffing reviews to designing performance management systems; from developing custom training programs to assisting with difficult termination and severance situations, we work with you to achieve the best results possible.

Recruiting: We see recruiting as a series of critical steps that leads to finding the perfect person for the job. We work with you to identify and define your needs, create a job description and profile of the desired candidate. We can help you recruit, interview, short-list and orient new employees.

Board Development:
  • Human Resources Planning and Intervention
  • Non-Profit Mergers and New Partnerships
  • Recruiting Volunteers
  • Policy Development and Performance Management
  • Problem Solving

Fundraising and Communication

Your non-profit is unique and your fundraising and communication solutions need to be tailored to the challenges and opportunities you face today. Our expertise and experience will help you build a stronger brand identity and strengthen your fundraising at all levels.

Feasibility and Planning Studies
Annual and Capital Campaign Planning and Management
Major Gift Programs
Re-Branding or Brand Identity Creation
Communication Planning and Execution
Fundraising Audits
Endowment and Planned Giving Programs
Coaching Fundraising Staff, Executive Directors and Volunteers

Project Management and Process Redesign

Project Management: We coordinate short and long-term projects that may be outside the scope of the day-to-day function of your organization. We add capacity and expertise in management, public relations, business development, administration, property development and management, human resources, communication and political strategy.

Process Redesign: Sometimes you are just too close to what you do every day to see what you are not able to see... We help streamline your business or organization's processes to reduce costs and improve outcomes by analyzing, researching, proposing, testing and implementing more effective and efficient ways of doing what you do.

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Clayton Consulting
198 Garner Crecent
Nanaimo, B.C.
V9R 2A6

Tel: (250) 618-1410