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William Lafe Associates

5612 Beacon Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Telephone: 412 421-1989
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William Lafe
5612 Beacon St.
Apartment 2
Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Telephone: 412 421-1989

Anna Marie Gaglia
530 St. Joseph Way
Baden, PA 15005
Telephone: 412 608-2144

Margaret Manges
105 Millstone Drive
Pittburgh, PA 15238
Telephone: 412 967-1746

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No. of staff: 4-10
No. of volunteers/interns: 0
Classification: For Profit
Year started: 1991
Fees for services: yes

Fee Description: Jobs are usually bid as a flat fee on a per-project basis. Occasionally, jobs are bid on an hourly basis.

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Service Description

Services offered by the consultants in this directory to non-profit organizations: Service, Training, Volunteers.

Services Provided:


Board Development - Service  
Board Diversity - Service  
Board Governance - Service  
Board Training - Service  
Organizational Structure/Bylaws - Service  


Board Fundraising Issues/Training - Training  

Capital Campaigns - Training  

Developmental Program Start-up/Audit - Training  


Government Proposal Writing - Service  

Grantseeking Research - Service  

Proposal Writing - Service  


Business Planning - Service  

Communications/Presentation Skills - Service  

Human Resources - Service  

Management/Leadership Development - Service  

Program Development/Budgeting/Management - Service  

Program Evaluation - Service  

Staff/Team Development - Service  

Strategic Planning/Management Systems (e.g. TQM) - Service  


Advertising/Promotion - Service  

Analysis/Planning - Service  

Graphics Design/Printing - Service  

Publicity/Media Relations - Service  

Other Specialties

Conferences/Retreat Facilities - Service  

Environmental Issues/Support - Service  

Other Services:

William Lafe Associates has provided assistance to a number of organizations that were in the process of launching new programs. We have undertaken feasibility studies, business plans and fund-raising/communications strategies

Mission/Statement of Purpose:

William Lafe Associates is a multi-disciplinary consulting firm that helps non-profit organizations find new ways to produce, deliver and communicate their products.

Annual Programs/Events:

None Listed

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Geographic Scope

Services are available to organizations in the following geographic areas:

City of Pittsburgh
Allegheny County
Southwestern Pennsylvania
Western Pennsylvania
West Virginia

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Recent Clients

Organization: Reading is Fundamental
Contact Name: Cindy Krappweis
Phone Number: 412 321-8022

Organization: Riverquest
Contact Name: Karl Thomas
Phone Number: 412 231-2811

Organization: Allegheny Conference
Contact Name: Roger Cranville
Phone Number: 412 392-4555 x1030

Organization: International Poetry Forum
Contact Name: William Markus
Phone Number: 412 364-2120

Organization: McCune Foundation
Contact Name: Henry S. Beukema
Phone Number: 412 644 8779

Organization: Heinz Endowment
Contact Name: Caren Glotfelty
Phone Number: 412 281-5777

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Additional Information


The hallmark of our work is an emphasis on outcomes. We find creative solutions to help organizations: a) plan for change, b) develop new programs, c) conduct executive searches and d) design communciation strategies.

Entered: 3/15/2007
Last Revised: 5/11/2007