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: go into new organizations or situations to quickly identify core issues and solutions
  • Related Board and executive communications, presentations, offsites
  • Relationship and partner development, shared vision/goals with cross-sector and internal teams
  • Discovery/assessment: data collection, interviews, secondary research. Full synthesis of findings; ID of next steps, problem solving
  • Creation and management of proprietary organization-driven community programs involving one or more partners
  • Sponsorship packaging, benefits, activation, rollout, fulfillment
  • Awareness and engagement campaigns
  • Creation and management of community programs where companies, organizations and nonprofits collaborate to solve community issues
  • Launch/execution of new, refreshed or expanded community programs
  • 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) off the ground and into successful execution
  • Management of complex time-lines and budgets
  • Integration of projects with multiple partners and departments (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
  • Research/assessment of potential national, regional or local community partners; design of alliances
  • Cause-related corporate partnerships and sponsorships—design, benefits, pricing, contracts, fulfillment
  • Employee and volunteer community engagement programs and communications