Founded in 2003 in New York, K+A Group is working with community and national changemakers, philanthropies, and ventures across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. We, at K+A Group, like to think of ourselves as cross-sector and cross-cultural bridge builders with deep cultural roots and experience beyond the US. K+A has had the privilege of supporting organizations and social entrepreneurs in telling their stories more powerfully, building new strategic partnerships, growing businesses and ventures, identifying new market alignment, mapping Philanthrospheres, and developing action plans. K+A Group is a member of Brakeley Europe & Partners a Europa-based global alliance of management consulting firms as well as a strategic partner of Chapel & York.
INTERNATIONAL RESOURCE MOBILIZATION
Strategic reviews and plans.
New market entry: define international value proposition.
Case for support.
Development audits, plans, and roadmaps: marketing strategies.
Prospect research, cultivation strategies & fundraising marketing.
Capacity building: workshops and trainings.
EXAMPLE OF OUR WORK: Water and Integrity Network: We built the internal readiness of the team in international philanthropy resource mobilization over the period of four months: strategy, tools, implementation and prepared a fundraising plan.
Participatory strategic planning workshops; setting up and working with strategic planning committees.
Market and competitor/complementer analysis.
Prioritize strategic objectives.
Define mission, vision, values, beliefs and value proposition.
Action steps and resource allocation.
EXAMPLE OF OUR WORK: K+A facilitated a participatory strategic planning process and prepared a strategic plan to define the goals and objectives of a new network consisting of three Transparency International Chapters in the Caribbean: Jamaica, Trinidad & Tobago, and Guyana.
US GOVERNMENT INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT FUNDING
Decision-making tools & strategies on upcoming bids: start vetting and partnering activities 1-3 years before the government publishes the tender. We help analyze indicators on the probability of win.
Alliance strategy: Guide decision-making on the most advantageous US partners for a bid; creating or joining a consortium; or partnering with a company with specialized past performance with the government.
Help respond to tenders from US federal departments and agencies.
Market intelligence and on-the-ground intelligence about upcoming bids.
Help position your organization prior to a bid coming out.
EXAMPLE OF OUR WORK
K+A assisted Terre des Hommes, Netherlands's strategy to help win a US Department of Labor grant to reduce child labor in Madagascar. An estimated 10,000 children work in Madagascar's mica mines, one of the world's leading suppliers.