Building On was developed by Jodi Wilinsky Hill to provide project-based consulting services to socially conscious businesses, nonprofit organizations, coalitions and cross-sector alliances, supporting entities with compelling missions to maximize their reach – to be bold.

Building On understands both the big picture and the detailed pieces of the puzzle. We embrace complexity – sort out challenges, create clarity, offer solutions and amplify impact. We will work with you to assess your needs, make outcome-driven recommendations and move a project forward – with a clear timeline.

Build on: go from where you are to where you really want to be – and beyond!

Passion and Values

Jodi brings to Building On her life’s passion for equity and access – deeply held beliefs that everyone deserves safety, shelter and food; top notch education and health care. A level playing field matters.

Big Thinking

Thinking big and figuring out how to get there are also key Building On values. Building On holds an unwavering belief in and commitment to strategy and actions that maximize resources and impacts.


Clients also benefit from Building On’s connected thinking, and relationships with myriad resources, people and organizations. Collaboration and Partnership are always in view.

Building On Strengths

According to the Gallup Strengths Assessment, Jodi’s top 5 strengths are: Ideation, Strategic, Futuristic, Individualization and Achiever. Ask her about these for more info!


Building On builds on Jodi Wilinsky Hill’s background, which has included:

Non-profit start up, management, scaling and mergers

Fundraising: Strategy, messaging, individual and corporate donors, grants, partnerships, events

Workforce Development; Economic Development; Gateway Cities expertise

Human Services: Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Trauma Therapist; Educator

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE: The Wesleyan Fund: Chair, Vice Chair ($16M annual fund); Fessenden Cares: developed and managed community social service network; SADS Foundation: Strategic Planning, Fundraising, Training initiatives; Womenade Boston Giving Circle; Seacoast Women’s Giving Circle

Jodi earned a Master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a BA from Wesleyan University.

Let’s Talk

My focus is broad and I am most interested in working with great organizations and great people. Building On has a big tool kit – and a lot of value added relationships.

I would love to have a conversation with you about any potential projects – and your dreams – and what might be getting in the way of achieving those dreams.

“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting” – Paulo Coelho

My very best, Jodi

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