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Consultants can lend a deeper level of knowledge or expertise to support grant applications and other projects. When working with a consultant, it is critical to clearly articulate your goals for the project. While it is also important to allow the consultant to explore the issues in a manner based on their years of experience, never take the recommendations of a consultant at face value. Ask questions and weigh all options.

Although the consultant may be an expert, the organization is responsible for the ultimate decision and its affect on the property. Our guidelines for working with consultants include:

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