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SOCIAL IMPACT SOLUTIONS

Nonprofits and Social Impact Leaders that seek education and consulting leverage resources and knowledge to build capacity more effectively than those that go it alone. Nonprofit employees make up the third-largest workforce among U.S. industries, (behind only the retail and food industries, and ranking just above American manufacturing). Contact us to schedule a free 15 minute discovery session to discuss your stragetic social impact solution with mission driven results.

FORBES | Sarah Hamilton

NPO ADVOCACY

Advocacy may help your nonprofit meet its mission, solve problems, give your cause & clients a voice and strengthen communities. We can help plan your campaign, create awareness, generate engagement, encourage action and sustain the momentum.

 

Our advocacy has included petitioning state and city governments on behalf of nonprofits resulting in Proclamations for Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week, Autism Awareness Week, Nonprofit Awareness Month, and National Arts and Humanities Month.

We have successfully advocated for anti-human trafficking legislation for bipartisan policy solution, resulting Iowa anti-human trafficking legislation: SF 2219 established felonies of human trafficking for Iowa and provided affirmative defense for victims. 

NONPROFIT AWARENESS MONTH

Nonprofit Awareness Month celebrates the value of nonprofits and expands the public understanding of the important role they play in building healthy vibrant communities.  Colorado Governor Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Hancock accepted our drafted Proclamation for Colorado and City of Denver's first ever Nonprofit Awareness Month 2017 and Mayor Lyes for Charlotte, NC 2019.

NATIONAL ARTS AND HUMANITIES MONTH

Our drafted Proclamation for National Arts and Humanities Month was accepted and made an official Proclamation by North Carolina Governor Cooper October 2018. National Arts and Humanities Month brings awareness to create a national, state and local focus on the arts, film and the humanities and provides an opportunity for federal, state and local business, government and civic leaders to declare their support for the arts and humanities.

NPO CONSULTING & CLASSES

Start or strengthen your existing NPO operations with consulting on 501(c)3 filing, nonprofit mangement fundamentals, volunteer management, board governance, marketing, communications, branding, fundraising and development stratgegies, grant writing, community partnerships and best practices.

 

Build your nonprofit a firm foundation with nonprofit organization operations, financial spreadsheets, policies and procedures, safety plans, volunteer management tools and waivers, board manuals, annual reports, and strategic plans.

Under Sarah’s leadership and guidance, nonprofits have raised millions of dollars and became top-ranked with Platinum Status from Guidestar, an independent charity ranking organization. 

SOCIAL IMPACT & NONPROFIT RECOGNIZED MEDIA EXPERT

 

Sarah Hamilton, MPA is an award-winning nonprofit and social expert leading charities and changemakers to strategic solutions and mission driven results. Recognized as a “Nonprofit & Social Impact Expert” by Forbes and named a “Social Impact Hero” by Authority Magazine, and "Professional Making their Mark" by the Denver Business Journal. Sarah’s expertise has been also featured on TEDx, Today, NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX and PBS’s Rewire, Best Life Magazine, Buzzfeed, The Washington Insider, and Ariana Huffington's Thrive Global.

 

The United States Department of State selected Sarah as a Fulbright Specialist on social impact projects for critical priorities supported by international institutions and the U.S. embassies.

Sarah is available for media interviews as a nonprofit & social impact recognized expert.

Photo: AIDS relief event Bono's One Campaign Princess Zulu of Africa, Grammy Artist Chris Daughtry, Sarah Hamilton

Photo: Former NFL Bronco's Wide Receiver Kenny Annuike autographs football for homeless campaign

SOCIAL IMPACT FOR PUBLIC FIGURES

With effective, custom social responsibility campaigns and cause related branding, we make it easy for socially conscious companies and public figures to give back. Showcase your commitment to encouraging community growth and development, and to activities and programs that benefit the community. Collaborate with a strategically aligned non-profit organization for a social impact campaign that matches your vision, values, and brand. Custom design a social impact project, strategically align with a charitable organization, and raise awareness with positive publicity.

 

Our projects have included U.S. Olympic and LA Lakers Sports Psychology Consult Dr. Amy Wheeler, NFL Kenny Anuike, Wimbledon top 100 ATP Jeff Salzenstein, Emmy and Peabody Winner Josh Woll, Designer &  CEO Fashion Denver Brandi Shigley, Sir Richard Branson's DJ Sammy Shoebox Moses, Daugherty, Universal Picture's Halloween's Michael Myers, actor James Jude Courtney, 8-Times Emmy Winner Producer Nathan Clendenin, Duke University Historian & Civil Rights Activist Danita Mason-Hogans, Celebrity Poker Producer Joshua Escandon, NFL Linebacker Robert Mackey, & Ms. Colorado Sarah Marie.

​SOCIAL IMPACT EVENT PRODUCTION

Our experience includes planning social impact events:

Golf Tournaments, Wine Tasting, Race for a Cause, Art Exhibits, Outdoor Live Music Concerts, Symphony Events, Bowling Tournaments, Yoga & Meditation, University Lectures, TEDx and Black Tie Events, Medical Conferences, Humanitarian Events with South Africa Princess Zulu, American Idol, Professional Athletics (NBA, NFL, NHL), the Democratic National Convention, and TEDx.

Project management, large scale volunteer management, budgeting, logistics, establishing timelines, event location scouting and acquisition, acquiring permits, selecting speakers and keynotes, managing risk, and developing contingency plans, organize facilities and management of all event’s decor, catering, entertainment, transportation, invitee list  & special guests, promotional material, soliciting bids, managing vendor relationships, client communications, negotiating contracts, and media relationships.

Photo: Democratic and Republic National Conventions 2008-9: Humanitarian  Kit assembling with delegates, congress, Laura Bush, Barack Obama and World Vision

CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Strategically design a corporate social responsibility plan for your company to give back to your community through service, strategic donations, or event sponsorships.

 

Corporate Days of Service events have included project design, volunteer management and collaborating with Fortune 500 companies, NIKE, Deloitte, Police & Fire Fighters, CAbi, NBA (Nuggets), NFL (Broncos), hospitals, schools, and faith-based organizations. 

Corporate Caused Related Giving Strategies have resulted in corporate sponsorships with United Way, Kraft, 1stBank, Wells Fargo, Staples Foundation, Isle Casino and Hotel, Kindness Yoga, Kroenke Sports and Entertainment, Museum of Contemporary Art, Colorado History Center, Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame, and funding from major foundations and government grants.

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