Areas of Practice
With a comprehensive strategic plan and targeted advice, Zoot can usually help clients double their capacity in 18-24 months.
Check out Zoot's books on capacity building, his podcast on "Art in Other Places" and his new podcast on demystifying organizational growth.
Come with Zoot and enjoy gourmet wine dinners and cultural travel around the world arranged as charitable fundraisers for Zoot's favorite organizations.
Zoot presents a 20 minute speech on the history of Rotary free of charge to clubs along his travels.
Zoot teaches nonprofit management programs for California State University Long Beach, Cal Poly Pomona, and advises on programs for Calfornia State University Fullerton's Giennecshi Center for Nonprofit Research. He also teaches Webinars for CharityHowTo.com. He can create a great workshop or series for your organization, or reformat any topic into a keynote speech.
Zoot has been keynote speaker for service clubs, scholarship organizations, community organizations, and conferences. Last year he opened the Summer School for Nonprofits at California State University Fullerton. As a charity auctioneer he routinely breaks records for new funding.
Zoot created the first STEAM programs in Orange County winning local, regional and statewide awards, and quadrupling the capacity of the education programs at his organization. STEAM is the new STEM and finally brings funding to the arts. Let Zoot show you how it works and design some programs for you.
Zoot started working in prisons, foster care and juvenile halls in 1990. He manages Arts In Corrections programs for the California Arts Council and California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation to this day. He can help you design programs that work for special populations in institutional setting.