Heller Consulting

Fundraising Operations & Technology Consulting for Non Profits

Oakland, California

United States


About Heller Consulting

Heller Consulting helps nonprofits streamline their operations and maximize their use of software for fundraising and mission management. The company specializes in software selection, implementation, optimization and training for products from Convio, Salesforce.com and Blackbaud. With offices in San Francisco, Chicago and New York, the Heller Consulting team has helped hundreds of nonprofits nationwide to:

· Select the software that's right for their organization

· Implement their new software successfully

· Optimize their organization's use of their existing software

· Grow their technology systems and processes as their needs evolve

Custom solutions with proven approaches
Heller Consulting has developed proven practices for nonprofit operations and software use. At the same time, they know that every nonprofit is different. So, they get to know how you work and suggest the most effective solution to maximize return on your software investment and your staff's time.

Nonprofit software know-how
Heller Consulting understands nonprofit strategies and people, but they're also techies. So when it comes time to select and implement the technology that's right for you, they apply their deep knowledge of nonprofit software from vendors like Blackbaud, Convio, and Salesforce.com to help you advance your mission. And, they stay up-to-date on the latest product developments to ensure you're getting the most from your software investment.

Everyone on our team has worked in the nonprofit sector and shares the core values of commitment, service and providing value to others. We’ve worked hard to weave these values into the fabric of our firm. It’s exciting to be part of this network of diverse people and organizations that share our hope for a better world. We welcome the opportunity to both collaborate with, and draw inspiration from, the B Corp community.

The Change We Seek®

At Heller Consulting, our goal is to help our nonprofit clients be more effective and efficient in their fundraising practices, in turn supporting organizations to better execute their missions. We do this through aligning their fundraising operations and technology to optimize their fundraising strategies.

Beyond these services, we support nonprofits in many ways. From free, downloadable resources on our website, to matched employee giving programs, to our participation in conferences and user groups across the nation, we strive to contribute knowledge, best practices, and financial support to benefit the greater good.

What makes us a better company?

B Impact Report

Certified since: 

December 2008

Company Score

Median Score*



The Environment section of the Assessment evaluates a company's environmental performance through its facilities; materials, resource, and energy use; and emissions. Where applicable, it also considers a company's transportation/distribution channels and environmental impact of its supply chain. This section also measures whether a company's products or services are designed to solve an environmental issue, including products that aid in the provision of renewable energy, conserve resources, reduce waste, promote land/wildlife conservation, prevent toxic/hazardous substance or pollution, or educate, measure, or consult to solve environmental problems.



The Worker section of the survey assesses the company's relationship with its workforce. This section measures how the company treats its workers through compensation, benefits, training, and ownership opportunities provided to workers. It also focuses on the overall work environment within the company through management/worker communication, job flexibility and corporate culture, and worker health and safety practices.



The Customers section of the Assessment measures the impact a company has on its customers. The section focuses on whether a company sells products or services that promote public benefit, and if those products/services are targeted towards serving underserved populations. Questions in this section will measure whether a company's product or service is designed to solve a social or environmental issue (e.g. improves health, preserves environment or creates economic opportunity to individuals or communities, promotes the arts/sciences, or increases the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises).



The Community section of the survey assesses a company's impact on its community. The Community section evaluates a company's supplier relations, diversity, and involvement in the local community. The section also measures the company's practices and policies around community service and charitable giving. In addition, this section includes if a company's product or service is designed to solve a social issue, including access to basic services, health, education, economic opportunity, arts, and increasing the flow of capital to purpose-driven enterprises.



The Governance section of the Assessment evaluates a company's accountability and transparency. The section focuses on the company's mission, stakeholder engagement, and overall transparency of the company's practices and policies.

Overall B Score

80 out of 200 is eligible for certification

*Of all businesses that have completed the B Impact Assessment

*Median scores will not add up to overall

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Company Highlights: 

Consumers:  Serve exclusively non-profits, educational institutions to further their missions through excellent fundraising and operational platforms

Employees: all employees paid living wage; >15% of profits included in employee profit sharing plan; 100% of individual health insurance premiums covered; 70% of employees participate in paid professional development; 6+ weeks paid maternity leave; 4+ weeks paid paternity leave

Community: match employee donations to nonprofits; >40% of expenditures directed toward local suppliers



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