Nonprofits and foundations work every day to create a better world. But it can feel impossible to get clear, get coordinated, get attention, and get people to take action.

Effective communication overcomes the obstacles to progress. It creates connection within your organization or network, inspires action instead of indecision, and accelerates change – from local communities to the halls of Congress.

Team with us. Together, we can use the power of communication to do more good.

We help nonprofits and foundations get clear on who they are and what they need, get on the same page, and connect with audiences that matter.


Pinpoint who you are, what you do, and why it matters


Less wheel-spinning, more change-making


Deliver concise and compelling messages


Get it done, from getting online to getting in the news


Discover what’s working, fix what’s not


Increase your know-how, build your skills


Hold meetings that produce clear decisions

Case Study: Move to End Violence

Move to End Violence is building a movement of people and organizations working to end violence against girls and women in the United States. We partnered with them to create practical tools and training workshops to help advocates inspire their audiences to take action. Learn more.

Move to End Violence guide

Case Study: Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions

The Conservation Alliance helps businesses make progress on sustainable seafood commitments to keep our oceans healthy. Springboard helped them update their identity, communication plan, and website to better convey their impact. Learn more.

Connecticut Health Foundation

Danielle Lewis,

Valuable life skill I can teach you: How to evacuate a burning airplane with your laptop

Ed Walz,

Best compliment I’ve gotten: Called “a good writer” by a Pulitzer Prize winner

Ketayoun Darvich-Kodjouri, Principal
Coolest event I’ve ever attended: Nobel prize ceremony in Stockholm

Liz Kieffer,
Senior Strategist

Coolest person I’ve taken a picture with: Michelle Obama

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