The Work of Improving
Lives Begins With
Collective Action

We bring together residents, funders, nonprofits, churches, schools,
health care systems, businesses, and government.

Alliance Programs

Complex problems in marginalized communities requires community-led, cross-sector collaboration. With more than two decades of experience, Alliance provides tailored services for leaders, foundations, and organizations looking to impact lives.

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Leadership Development

Develop a roadmap to success and gain knowledge and resources to solve community problems

  • Training and education
  • Skill and resource building
  • Asset-Based Community Development
  • Collaboration
  • Governance
  • Financial management
  • Launching & leading 501c3 collaboratives
  • Major gifts fundraising
  • Trauma-informed training for leaders, caregivers, educators and youth 
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Strategy and Implementation

Overcome roadblocks with strategic clarity, while ensuring things are happening week to week and month to month

  • Backbone support
  • Coalition building
  • Project/collaboration management
  • Nonprofit mergers
  • Restorative philanthropy
  • Strategic planning
  • Systems change
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Research and Data

Make strategic decisions with data, buy-in, and cultural humility with the benefit of in-depth research and analysis

  • Community needs assessments
  • Feasibility studies
  • Market research and analysis
  • Data gathering
  • Interviews and qualitative research
  • Program evaluation

At the heart of our work is people.

Across all of our work is an approach that puts emphasis on creating a safe space for those that we work with to voice their realities, needs and concerns.

With this guiding principle we uplift, inspire, and transform. As a result, everyone in the community benefits.