Planting seeds to nurture results means assembling the right tools before you dig in. Our interconnected and complementary skills and services are detailed here:

  • Strategy development, marketing/communications planning
  • Executive counsel and support to C suite and executive directors: strategic assessments, issues management, change management, key message framing, goal setting
  • Big-picture discovery/analysis in new settings to quickly identify core issues and solutions
  • Related Board and executive communications, presentations, offsites
  • Relationship and partner development, shared goal setting with cross-sector and internal teams
  • Discovery/assessment: data collection, interviews, secondary research. Full synthesis of findings; then planning
  • Creation and management of community programs where partners collaborate to solve community needs
  • Creation and management of proprietary organization community programs involving one or more partners
  • Launch/execution of new, refreshed or expanded community programs
  • Sponsorship packaging, benefits, marketing activation, rollout, fulfillment
    Awareness and engagement campaigns that power up community work
  • Interim, one-time or ongoing project management. Oversight of complex, integrated, fast-paced teams and tasks
  • Get programs, sponsorships and partnerships (relationships, contracts, plans, tactics) into successful execution
  • Integration of projects with multiple partners and departments (DEI, legal, creative services, marketing, employee communications, board, executive team, regional offices, sales, etc.)
  • Excellent writing and editing skills (reports, presentations, community annual reports, collateral, website/social media content, speeches, etc.)
  • Experienced PR, marketing and promotional planning and execution
For Companies
  • Giving strategies (assessments, benchmarking, goal setting, design)
  • Grant making guidelines; regional giving processes
  • “Adjunct Program Officer:” grant application reviews and recommendations, site visits and nonprofit interface, foundation board support, grant write-ups, reports, internal program assessment, research
 For Nonprofits & Companies
  • Community annual reports (digital and/or print)
  • Employee and volunteer community engagement programs and communications
  • Research/assessment of potential national, regional or local community partners; design of giving alliances
  • Cause-related corporate partnerships and sponsorships—design, benefits, pricing, contracts, fulfillment