Client Testimonials

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“1000 Feathers dove deep into our history, operations, and online presence. They presented their findings in a report and discussion that was touted as “ridiculously impressive” by one of our Board members. They gave us data-based insight into our current impact and provided logical, yet creative, strategic suggestions for building upon strengths. Our growth has fallen into place because of their detailed, data-driven, and creative recommendations.”
— Melisa Holmes, Ph.D., Girlology
“I thoroughly enjoyed working with 1000 feathers because of their creativity, transparency, and the amount of effort they put into a project. They truly care about the services they provide in a professional matter. It was one of the best experiences I’ve had.”
— Marcus Lattimore, Marcus Lattimore Foundation
“1000 Feathers is an excellent firm; the positive responses to the meeting are a reflection of (your organization’s) acceptance and credibility within this industry.”
— William Greenfield, M.D., Arkansas Section, ACOG
“We loved working with Forrest. He is high energy, thoughtful, knowledgeable about our sector, articulate and caring. Forrest knows how to ask generative questions and then “get out of the way.” He doesn’t preach, but he causes us to think and consider a broad range of alternatives.”
— Geales Sands, Frances P. Bunnelle Foundation
“1000 Feathers’ attention to detail, energy, and determination to see a project through epitomizes the level of professionalism one seeks when hiring a consultant.”
— Matt Dunbar, Venture Carolina
“It has been such a pleasure to work with the 1000 Feathers team. Their understanding of the work, professionalism, and timeliness continue to successfully advance our local initiative.”
— Ashley Weaver, Waco Foundation
“The 1000 Feathers team has been instrumental in helping us craft the framework for our statewide planning process - thoughtful and flexible throughout.”
— Graham Adams, SC Office of Rural Health
“South Carolina Community Loan Fund worked with 1000 Feathers throughout our leadership transition. Forrest and Cayci supported both the board and the staff to make sure that everything was seamlessly communicated both internally and externally. Forrest did a great job facilitating conversations at the board and staff level. The knowledge and expertise that 1000 Feathers brought to the table was an asset for us as we navigated the transition.”
— Anna Lewin, SC Community Loan Fund
“We’ve been at this for 20 years and we knew it was time to take a hard look at our organization and the changing landscape in the early childhood world. The dynamic team from 1000 Feathers pushed us to think broader about our work and our impact in the community, guiding us through a very productive process that is helping to push us to the next level as we aim to deepen our impact.”
— Heather Adams, Rockingham County Partnership for Children
“Feeding America enjoyed working with 1000 Feathers. They were flexible in their approach and very partner-oriented.”
— Shana Alford, Feeding America
“Our board retreat sharpened our foundation’s priorities and helped us to think critically about the changes we want to see in our community and how we can support them. The facilitated discussion catalyzed us to be more transparent with our grantees, our community, and our funding partners about why we work in racial equity and leadership development. From initial conversations to post-retreat follow-up, Forrest and Cayci were constructive thought partners and collaborators. I value the candid, honest relationship our organization has with 1,000 Feathers. “
— Jen Nixon, Reidsville Area Foundation
“1000 Feathers has provided data-driven feedback and insightful guidance on a strategic direction toward a sustainable future. They have been open to adaptations to the process and yet kept us on track toward our agreed upon outcomes. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with a dynamic strategic partner who is grounded in knowledge and experience in the non-profit sector. Momentum Bike Clubs is stronger for it.”
— David Taylor, Momentum Bike Clubs