Our Clients

Barbara Grant Consulting Group is proud to assist our clients in the meaningful work they do. We work at the local, regional, national, and international level with clients in the nonprofit, public, and private sectors. Please feel free to review the following selections of our client work, and to contact us if you would like a reference.

The Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA)

The Greater Seattle Business Association (GSBA) is an organization that represents over 1,000 community business members. Barbara Grant Consulting Group has partnered with the GSBA board in many capacities, including strategic meeting and committee facilitation focused on building, refining, and implementing GSBA strategic efforts to promote their mission to combine business development, leadership, and social action to expand economic opportunities for the LGBT community and those who support equality for all.

Other examples of Boards of Directors clients include:

  • Facing the Future
  • Seattle Institute for Biomedical and Clinical Research


Barbara Grant Consulting Group has worked with many units within Microsoft to customize and deliver staff training in support of ongoing professional collaboration and education. Training areas have included Constructive Engagement, Cross-group Collaboration, Situational Leadership, and Strategic Change Management. Our work at Microsoft is adjusted to the pace and tone of a multi-national business, and includes an understanding of the technology sector and of a matrixed organization.

Other examples of Customized Training clients include:

  • ACLU of Oregon
  • Philanthropy New York

Seattle Public Schools

Seattle Public Schools serves an incredibly diverse student and community population. Barbara Grant Consulting Group partnered with SPS to develop and deliver a comprehensive, multi-year leadership development program for central office and school leader staff, focused on strengthening leadership within the system in support of improved student outcomes. The work related to the SPS Initiative for Leadership Development included content and curriculum research and design, collective meeting facilitation for central office and school leadership representatives, and ongoing engagement with stakeholders to evaluate and refine program delivery in support of SPS leadership and students.

Other examples of Management and Leadership Development clients include:

  • Neighborhood House
  • Population Reference Bureau

Malaria Vaccine Initiative

Malaria Vaccine Initiative works to accelerate the development of malaria vaccines and ensure their availability and accessibility in the developing world. Barbara Grant Consulting Group has partnered annually with PATH MVI to facilitate multiple meetings, including their annual Global Team Meeting, and to support the ongoing implementation of articulated next steps.

Other examples of Meeting and Retreat Facilitation clients include:

  • Association of Fundraising Professionals – Washington
  • City of Seattle Office of the Mayor

Creating IT Futures Foundation

The information technology (IT) industry has a strong need for skilled employees. Created by CompTIA – the IT industry association – the Creating IT Futures Foundation has developed relationships with leading IT companies and the organizations that train workers. Barbara Grant Consulting Group is working with the Foundation to strategically utilize their insight and resources to connect dedicated individuals with the skills and opportunities they need to change their lives.

Other examples of Strategic Organizational Analysis and Planning clients include:

  • Pathfinder International
  • Washington Global Health Alliance