Plan Boldly. Execute Smartly. Succeed Fully.


    VIVA Strategy + Communications is a social impact consulting firm providing transformative strategy and communications services to nonprofits, public agencies, and philanthropic organizations.


    We help our clients define their visions – and then support them in bringing the vision to life. We build partnerships to tackle long-standing problems. We pursue innovative solutions to help communities thrive.


    Our name says it all. We believe that strategy and communications are closely intertwined and that successful social impact requires both. Innovative strategies must be effectively communicated, and powerful communications rest on smart strategy.

  • “The VIVA team fostered communication between members of our collaborative, supporting the development of emerging leaders and assisting us in the development of our vision and evaluation of our progress. I have come to rely on the experience and judgement of the VIVA team, confident in their professional integrity. We have been delighted with their high quality work.”

    ­Kim Caldewey
    Health Program Manager, Sonoma County Department of Health Services
  • “VIVA has the extraordinary talent of envisioning new possibilities in a community so that all children and families can succeed fully.”

    ­Kitty Lopez
    Executive Director, First 5 San Mateo County
  • “VIVA Strategy + Communications is one of the best consultant agencies our County has ever worked with. They are the epitome of “big picture,” professional and diplomatic. Their breadth of knowledge and tireless energy and enthusiasm make for wonderful coordinated leadership. They are outstanding!”

    ­Karen Scott
    Executive Director, First 5 San Bernardino County

VIVA provides comprehensive strategy and communications consultation services for the following sectors:

We work side by side with our clients to help them achieve meaningful, lasting social change. Our clients’ success is our top priority, as evidenced by our over 95% client return rate.