Anne Bergeron & Co. Consulting helps cultural enterprise nonprofits to build engaged communities and institutional sustainability. We utilize an integrated approach of planning, organizational development, fundraising and strategic communications to bring attention, resources and sound management practices to innovative organizations seeking new models of support.
Successful organizational growth occurs when institutional mission and vision align with programs, messaging and audiences. We leverage our clients' organizational assets to create multiple points of connection with internal and external stakeholders that result in enhanced loyalty, participation and investment.
Who We Are
Anne Bergeron, Principal
For over 25 years, Anne Bergeron has devoted her professional career to ensuring a vibrant, healthy cultural sector. An authority on nonprofit organizational development, fundraising and engagement, Anne helps organizations to plan for the future, enhance operations and leadership, expand outreach to constituents, and increase philanthropic support. She has worked with a variety of nonprofits, from the established to the start-up, in the fields of arts, design, education and historic preservation.
Anne founded her consulting firm to provide planning, organizational and resource development services to a range of cultural sector clients. Previously, she held senior posts at the National Writers Voice Project, where she managed the national expansion of a local literary arts program; the Missouri Arts Council, where she oversaw the programmatic development of its groundbreaking cultural trust fund; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, where she secured landmark status for its historic building and multi-million funding towards its restoration; and the Dallas Museum of Art, where she led its external affairs division and advanced its focus on participatory engagement. Anne currently serves as managing director of the arts initiative at Brown University, developing the operational systems to support this key component of the institution's current strategic plan.
Anne is co-author of Magnetic: The Art and Science of Engagement (AAM Press, 2013), a best selling study on the practices of high performance museums. She regularly presents at conferences and teaches graduate level workshops on nonprofit leadership, fundraising and engagement. She holds a B.A. in English from Trinity College and an executive certificate in nonprofit management from Georgetown University. In 2010-12, she served as visiting practitioner at Georgetown’s Center for Public and Nonprofit Management. Anne is a trustee of Tower Hill Botanic Garden, an advisory council member of Performa, and a member of the American Alliance of Museums, ArtTable, and The Museum Group, a national consortium of senior museum consultants.
We believe in a team approach to serving the needs of our clients and work in collaboration with a network of specialists to assemble the best team for each engagement. These specialists include experts in strategic and project planning, organizational development and governance, fundraising and campaign management, special events management, marketing and communications, public relations, graphic design, plus financial management and investment.