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About Us

Mission: Leverage Salesforce and the latest technology to help nonprofits scale.

Our Values



Our team is honest and transparent with our capabilities, compensation, and keeping you informed throughout our partnership.



We always remain curious, open to ideas, feedback, and solutions from our clients and partners. We do our best to avoid making assumptions



Above all else, we are here to serve. We prioritize service to our clients, partners, and the nonprofit community above all else in our organization.

Our Team

Ascend NPO was founded in 2020 by Matt Souza.


Meet Matt, an experienced nonprofit consultant and Salesforce professional with nearly a decade of expertise. With a background in both nonprofit consulting and sales/sales operations for a Fortune 500 company, Matt brings a unique perspective to help nonprofits thrive.

As a 3X certified Salesforce Professional, Matt possesses in-depth knowledge of the Salesforce ecosystem and a specialization in nonprofit consulting and sales operations. His proficiency in leveraging Salesforce technology to streamline operations and drive impact has empowered numerous nonprofits to achieve their goals.

Residing in Chicago with his wife and dog, Matt's passion extends beyond the professional realm. He is an avid runner and triathlete, constantly seeking new challenges. Matt's commitment to sharing his knowledge and empowering nonprofits fuels his dedication to creating positive change in the world.


Ascend NPO is also partnered with Nonprofit Accelerator, who boasts over a century of combined experience working with nonprofits in the areas of board governance, human resources, marketing, philanthropy impact, and volunteer development.

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