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Our Reason for Being is: "To support Nonprofit board and staff leadership in increasing the capacity of their organizations to respond to the needs of their constituencies and communities."

Bryan Orander ( ) is President of Charitable Advisors and publisher of the Not-for-Profit News. Charitable Advisors is a consulting practice based in Indianapolis, Indiana that focuses on expanding the capacity of area not-for-profits. Bryan works with individual organizations and groups of nonprofits in board development, strategic planning, organizational assessment and executive transition. Bryan started Charitable Advisors in 2000 after more than 20 years of experience in leadership, management and consulting. Bryan’s bio (link to pdf)

The first 12 years of Bryan’s career were spent with a Fortune 50 computer company, followed by six years with a large Indianapolis-based not-for-profit, and three years as Manager of Not-for-Profit consulting with a prominent regional consulting firm before stepping out to begin Charitable Advisors in 2000. 

In addition to consulting with nonprofits and foundations, Bryan is the author of the popular “Too Rushed to Read” Board booklets “Welcome to the Board”, “Finance for Every Board Member”, “Fund Raising for Every Board Member”, and “Planning for Every Board Member”. More info on board booklets
On the community level, Bryan publishes the free, weekly Indianapolis Not-for-Profit e-News to more than 9000 subscribing nonprofit professionals and volunteers plus the Cincinnati Not-for-Profit e-News to more than 1500 each week. Subscribe


Charitable Adivsors Team
- Bryan Orander, President & CEO
- Kristen Orander, Job Ads and Billing
- Julie - Admin, Surveys, Order Fulfillment
- Lori - News Admin and Correspondence
- Lora Olive, Marketing and Publications

Charitable Advisors
P.O. Box 501245
Indianapolis, Indiana 46250