"Mara and her team helped our non-profit envision the future, engage our community, and manage the journey from concept to launch."

Whitney Stevens, Board Co-Chair Southampton Arts Center

Developing Organizations

We work with your leadership, staff, and board to attend to the needs and challenges of your organization at each stage of its evolution.

The Team

With over 20 years of leadership experience in the nonprofit sector at organizations including Chrysalis, the Ford Foundation, and the Public Theater, Mara Manus founded Manus+Co in 2011 to support community-based organizations in all stages of their evolution, from concept to start-up through maturity.

Advancing Leadership

Organizational success begins with inspiring and capable leadership, both within your staff and on your board. Manus+Co coaches in-place leaders, recruits new leaders, and can provide short-term interim executive leadership for client organizations.