Driven by curiosity and measured in approach, we are a strategic partner to nonprofit and philanthropic organizations.


Select clients.

The International Committee of the Red Cross


The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation

Portland'5 Centers for the Arts

Business for Social Responsibility

Northwest Earth Institute

Oakland Museum of California

Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre

Cornerstone Theater Company

Raise Your Hand Texas


Our capabilities.

Audience research. Combining human-centered and data-driven approaches to research, we use a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods to help you better understand known audiences and uncover new audiences and opportunities.

Business strategy. Navigating between audience and organizational needs, finding your place in the field, or setting off on a new trajectory, we help you think about how to structure a team, pilot new initiatives, and translate goals into an actionable strategy.

User experience. Transforming users into supporters and advocates, we help you think about all the touchpoints you have with your audiences and create experiences that guide them down a path that feels just right.

Digital strategy. Turning ideas into movements with compelling narratives and targeted reach, we help you clarify objectives, audiences, and metrics, and develop a comprehensive and multi-channel approach to get the word out.

Measurement. Establishing metrics and finding stories in the numbers, we help you develop an approach to analytics, data-driven testing, and reporting that helps your organization use data to make decisions.