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Kanayama Consulting

The mission of Kanayama Consulting is to guide learning and change for organizations advancing social equity through collaborative strategic planning and business development consulting, and organizational effectiveness capacity building and coaching. Principal Consultant, Kori Kanayama, is an independent management consultant and coach to nonprofit organizations based in Redlands, CA. With 11+ years of experience in consulting plus an 11-year career in affordable housing and community development finance, Kori has served nonprofit organizations in various fields across the country, ranging in annual budgets from less than $500,000 to over $30 million. She offers a rare combination of national experience and exposure, analytical and financial rigor, and frameworks for thoughtful engagement, all dedicated to working with low-income communities.
Kori developed her specialties in strategic and business planning and organizational effectiveness capacity building based on the belief that effective individuals and organizations feel that they have some influence and control over their work. She collaborates with her clients to take a hard look at what they do and why, and renew focus on their mission. She wishes to contribute to the sector by guiding nonprofit organizations to achieve impact through deep internal engagement that builds leadership in every part of the organization.
Kori’s nonprofit sector experience includes serving as project manager for a nonprofit housing developer, financial consultant to nonprofits, and a program officer to a national financial intermediary. Kori holds an M.A. in Urban Planning from UCLA, and a B.A. in Geography from Macalester College. She serves on the Board of Directors of Young Visionaries Youth Leadership Academy, and on the Program Committee of the Alliance for Nonprofit Management, the national trade association of capacity builders of nonprofits. Born and raised in Japan, Kori is a native speaker of Japanese and has good oral and written communication skills in Spanish. She lives with her spouse and two children in Redlands, CA.

Primary Contact Kori Kanayama


Phone 909-345-0171

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Location 113 Channing St, Redlands 92373

Years Consulting 11

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Categories Board Leadership, Financial Management, General, Human Resources, Nonprofit Management, Program Design & Evaluation, Resource Development, Strategy & Planning