You Need a Champion.

Allow Urban Rising Group to help you build upon your experience and successes, and champion your organization to its next stage of growth and impact. We partner with you to design service solutions in the areas noted below. Please also visit Clients Served for project examples.

Strategy & Project Planning — Geared toward community development organizations and public agencies

  • Strategic Planning: Clarification of mission/vision/values; SWOT and competitive advantage assessments; development of work plan and implementation timeline; community engagement and meeting facilitation
  • Economic development project planning: Economic market analysis, partnership building, capital strategy, land use zoning assessment, community benefits mapping
  • Project management: Management of logistics, teams and  plan implementation of plan

Capacity-Building — Geared toward non-profit organizations and small businesses

  • Business model strategy
  • Product/program development, design and evaluation
  • Fund development services including RFP/grantwriting, individual giving and special events fundraising
  • Volunteer recruitment and management
  • Assessing and refining processes to enhance efficiency
  • Research and development of policy memos

Community Engagement — Geared toward public agencies and community organizations

  • Facilitate public outreach process
  • Design community engagement campaign with focus on historically marginalized communities
  • Implement marketing campaign
  • Conduct focus groups
  • Meeting facilitation


The following describes the typical format of our consulting engagements. Please also visit Clients Served for project examples.

Project-based consulting — Have a specific goal or project in mind that you need assistance with on a fixed-term basis? We can support your initiative and accomplish specific deliverables within a given time frame on a contracted retainer basis.

Individual or Group Coaching — Let us cheer you on to the finish line! We will coach you to address areas of opportunity or challenge within your organization. Sessions are provided in packages spanning a predetermined time frame and may cover the following areas:

    • Implementing your business plan — Assessing progress toward goals and fostering accountability with meeting deadlines
    • Brainstorming and visioning to gain focus and clarity
    • Troubleshooting your systems and workflow processes
    • Professional development — Networking and skills development

Retreat  — Urban Rising Group will facilitate a strategy development experience resulting in the foundation for a tangible and actionable work plan product. Urban Rising Group can also assist with development and implementation of the plan as needed.

Training — Urban Rising Group will lead an engaging, inspiring and informative workshop or training class in our areas of expertise, customized to the needs of your organization.