Who We Are

Orr Associates, Inc. (OAI) is a premier consulting firm to the nonprofit industry. We have a dedicated and passionate team of experienced professionals committed to helping our clients help others.

Our Goal

OAI's goal is to develop tailored strategies to meet each of our client's needs and then work hand in hand with them, as a partner, to help them achieve success. OAI believes any nonprofit with a valuable and viable mission can achieve its goals with proper planning, focus and guidance.

Our History

Founded in 1991 under the leadership of Steve and Carol Orr, OAI began as an event management firm and worked with some of the most influential nonprofits in the country within its first few years.

OAI's expertise has grown to include a full range of services that meet the needs of our diverse client base. OAI has experience working with nonprofit organizations in a variety of areas and can provide instant infrastructure for an organization's development and management activities.

For more than two decades years, OAI has grown into a 35-person professional staff with offices both in Washington, DC and New York City.

Our Culture

OAI values team work, collaboration, partnership and entrepreneurship. We have a unique company culture; we become fully invested in your organization's success. Your passion becomes our passion. Your goals become our goals. We work with you as a consultant, partner and team member, and our distinctive culture and high ethics are evident through the work we do for and with our clients everyday.

Our Team

Our staff is results-oriented, passionate and energized about helping our nonprofit clients help others. We assign an OAI principal to every project along with a team of experienced professionals to complete each client assignment.
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How We Work

Since every organization has its own unique challenges and goals, OAI provides a customized and personal approach to each client we work with. Our team partners with our clients to strategize, plan, implement and assess.
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The OAI Advantage

With collaboration as the cornerstone of OAI's work, OAI has exclusively served more than 500 nonprofit organizations to help solve their most challenging problems and achieve their greatest successes.
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Children’s Law Center

CLC retained OAI to provide a high-level development assessment and fundraising assistance. 

Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities

"We've worked with OAI for many years now, and the longevity of our partnership is no accident.  They consistently provide a level of effort and excellence that, year after year, yields outstanding events."  -Mark Donovan, Vice Chairman, Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities