Growing Partnerships for Change

"Programmatic interventions help people beat the odds. Systemic interventions help change the odds."

Karen Pittman, CEO of the Forum on Youth Investment

Nonprofit & Philanthropy

Centering trust-based and regenerative practices that inform and contribute to an equity journey for philanthropy, nonprofits, and governments

Social Network Development

Co-creating essential conditions for collaborations to successfully contribute to systems change

Meeting Facilitation & Convening

Coming together to create change utilizing results-based and neutral facilitation tools

MPW Consulting specializes in the critical analyses of how existing systems are impacting the social determinants of health to build and expand public-private partnerships that bring strategic approaches to identify problems and mobilize around solutions.

MPW Consulting's core areas of consulting include:

  • developing and implementing trust-based and regenerative practices with nonprofits, philanthropy and government;

  • researching, selecting & implementing technology solutions specializing in grants management systems (nonprofit & philanthropic)

  • partnership development utilizing social network analysis; asset, systems and power mapping; and community engagement; and

  • strategic neutral and results-based facilitation within small teams and across large statewide coalitions.

As a Nonprofit Lifecycles Institute trained Capacity Consultant, Melanie brings expertise in both sides of the curve - ideation/start-up and decline/turnaround/termination with a concentration of work in people performance. Utilizing an inside-outside approach to leverage assets and accelerate change, Dr. Mitros establishes accountability through strong relationships and transparency. As a pragmatic and compassionate leader, Dr. Mitros brings skills in relationship navigation, research (qualitative and quantitative), assessment, convening, facilitation, and project management in-person and remotely.

Areas of content expertise include: first responder systems (alternative response model development and funding; crisis integration models across police, fire, dispatch, and behavioral health), early childhood policy (child care facilities research, early education advocacy), transformative grantmaking development and operations.