RealGem Consulting

Sustainable solutions for the not-for-profit sector


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Gemma Beierback is passionate about the not-for-profit world and has the skills and experience to support your organizational objectives with affordable, sustainable solutions.  Gemma is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) who is recognized as a collaborative and energetic leader adept at finding opportunities and leveraging them.  When Gemma isn't helping NPO's achieve their goals you will find her in the mountains.


We believe that every not-for-profit makes the world a better place and we want your not-for-profit to find its greatest reach and its greatest impact possible. 

We bring clarity, focus, and drive to everyone we work with.


We are committed to helping not-for-profit organizations succeed.  

We provide a range of services and support:

  • Strategic & business planning
  • Governance & risk management
  • Government & stakeholder relations
  • Training & development strategies
  • Volunteer & staff engagement

Our Passion

Strategic & Business Planning

Does your organization need help charting a course?  Do you know how to connect your organizations strategic objectives and long term vision with actionable annual outcomes?  Whether you need a strategic planning facilitator or a business planning coach we can help.

Governance & Risk Management

Do you need help getting the Board on board?  Are the Directors working effectively and efficiently?  Have you conducted and organizational risk review, should you?  Do you need help determining how to enhance income streams while avoiding risk?  Let us help you enhance your organizations health.

Government & Stakeholder Relations

Your organization may be missing opportunities to collaborate with aligned stakeholders and advance your strategic objectives by becoming more engaged with all levels of government.  Let us help you navigate the waters of legislation, lobbying and alignment with stakeholders.

Training & Development Strategies

Whether you are in the early stages of determining whether you should be occupying the training space or you are already delivering training and you want to take it to the next level we can help.  Let us help you; design a training program, identify required core competencies or evaluate training tools.

Volunteer & Staff Engagement

Are your volunteers and staff members engaged?  Ensuring that staff and volunteers understand their key role in the organizations success means they have an investment in the outcome.  Let us help you connect the work with the vision to enhance your organizations productivity and reputation.

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