of New Orleans


The Jones Group of New Orleans is led by Yvette Jones who has been professionally involved in leading major nonprofit organizations, board management, fundraising, and campaign planning for over thirty years.  She combines her understanding and experience in the nonprofit field with a special talent for strategy development and implementation, organizational assessment and management, and volunteer development.  The team at the Jones Group uses their collective theoretical and practical knowledge to help clients across all areas of the nonprofit sector accomplish their fundraising and organizational goals.  Our team of experienced professionals partners with clients to develop client-specific solutions that are results-focused.  Our core services include the following:

Talent Building

The Jones Group offers a customized approach to executive and senior-level searches that results in identifying finalists to best fit the organization. The combination of years of nonprofit leadership experience and an extensive network of nonprofit contacts ensures that clients have the best candidate pools for consideration.  Our team is also available for continued consultation and support through the leadership transition and onboarding period. [See active searches here.]

Campaign Planning and Execution
The Jones Group provides comprehensive campaign and fundraising services.  We partner with clients to meet their needs as they plan campaigns and major fundraising efforts.  Our team has expertise in guiding clients to success in their fundraising endeavors – whether they need assistance in developing the case for support, conducting campaign readiness and feasibility assessments, or preparing the campaign plan.  We advise and support clients as a trusted partner throughout the entire campaign process.

Organizational and Development Operations

The Jones Group has deep expertise in driving organizational effectiveness by working with clients to build a strong internal, mission-focused foundation that is geared toward meeting strategic and financial objectives.  Our team can provide a wide range of services from internal assessments to board governance reviews to staff and board training, all designed to ensure that the organization is best positioned for success in external relations.

Philanthropic Advising

The Jones Group provides counsel on charitable giving to individuals and organizations on a select basis.​​