Consulting Services

Catalyst Consulting

The combined wisdom of our network tailored to your unique needs.

We are committed to offering you the tools, services, and leadership advice to ensure you have what you need to build, grow and sustain a thriving social enterprise job training program in your community.


It's called Catalyst Consulting

There is a broad continuum of considerations necessary to ensure you have a high-impact, high efficiency organization. Our consulting services have been designed to provide just what you need wherever you may be on that continuum:


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Catalyst Consulting can offer


Evaluating the feasibilty of a new program or service
Excellent research/evaluation tools


  • Discovery
  • Market Research Support
  • Stakeholder Alignment
Planning to create a sustainable, high-impact organization
Proven strategic services


  • Strategic Planning Facilitation
  • Business Planning Facilitation
  • Fund Development Support
Preparing to Launch
Time tested methods and models 


  • Building Org Capacity
  • Facility Evaluation & Planning
  • Staffing Planning
Implementing/restructuring an operation or new initiative
World class tactics and tools


  • Implementation Support
  • Partnership Development Support
  • Program Structure Development
Improving your reach, efficiency and/or impact
Tools for growth


  • Diagnostic Evaluation
  • General Troubleshooting
  • Advanced Capacity Building

Accelerate your impact

Whether you want to start a food service social enterprise, or accelerate the progress of your programs we can help. Let's explore how we can help you increase your reach, efficiency and impact.

Contact our team 


Building on success. 
Catalyst Kitchens is an initiative of Seattle-based FareStart—an organization devoted to ending the cycle of joblessness, poverty, and hunger.

A model for lasting change.
FareStart developed a unique combination of social services and social enterprises—including a restaurant, cafes, contract meals, and world-class catering.

Local action.
The 50+ Catalyst Kitchens members all have the same focus: one person, one job and one community at a time.

Global impact.
Since 2011, Catalyst Kitchens members in the US, Canada and the UK, have helped more than 12,500 people transform their lives.