Ellis Planning Associates Inc.

Ellis Planning Associates Inc. is an established team of strategic planning, community health, evaluation, program development, and training consultants, specializing in building the capacities of organizations and individuals in the public, non-profit, philanthropic, and small business sectors. We have offices in Nevada City, Sacramento, and the Bay Area.

We believe in a highly personal and engaged approach, led by our principal consultant, Galen Ellis, MPH. With over 30 years of experience helping organizations thrive, Galen works closely on each project, limiting the number of consultancies we work on at one time so that yours is in the forefront of our attention. Questions are answered quickly, and scheduling is as flexible as possible.

Our services are tailored to the specific needs of our clients and we encourage high levels of input and participation from program staff and community stakeholders. We offer tools and approaches that simplify involvement and collaboration.

Core Values

  • QUALITY

    • We act with integrity and strive for excellence, while maintaining healthy boundaries that promote personal, professional, and organizational sustainability.

  • TEAMWORK

    We value synergy and creativity resulting form internal and external collaboration.

  • COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

    We foster connections that respect and strengthen communities and promote social justice and civic responsibility.

  • AUTHENTICITY AND CREATIVITY

    We engage in what we love; our work is an expression of our deepest creative impulses.

  • RECOGNIZING AND TAPPING STRENGTHS

    Recognizing that we are more than what we often perceive ourselves to be, we find ways to unleash the full potential of our clients, our colleagues, and ourselves.

  • COURAGE AND HUMILITY

    We are bold in our commitment to growth and expansion, while acknowledging our vulnerabilities and our interdependence with others.

  • COMPASSION AND HUMOR

    We act with patience, humor, acceptance, and compassion, both internally and externally.

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