Clients We Serve
Project 986 provides Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Solutions for any organizational budget, including Consulting, Assessment, Planning, Workshops, Trainings, Leadership/Employee Development, Mediation, Retreats, and Presentations
We look forward to partnering with the following clients working to advance their business, mission or brand:
Senior Business Leaders
Organizational leaders want to ensure that they are attracting diverse thought leaders and employees to their workplace and brand. They also want to ensure that their brand realizes or sustains a competitive edge in their respective industry. Organizational leaders will benefit from investing in budget-friendly, results-oriented services we provide since the integration of DEI opportunities can support their intention to meet organizational goals and help them realize lucrative results as a result of such investment. Businesses, organizations and agencies representing small and mid-sized to larger, complex organizational cultures want to ensure that they are attracting diverse thought leaders and employees to their workplace and brand as well as serving the needs of culturally and racially diverse communities. In addition, organizational leaders will want to increase workforce productivity by improving the culture and climate of their workplace and ensure that they are fostering welcoming and supportive environments for all employees, staff, stakeholders, consumers, clients, etc. Contact us for a free consultation.
Nonprofit leadership, Boards of Directors and Advisory Councils
Nonprofit leadership, Boards of Directors and Advisory Councils are often faced with budgetary constraints; however, leadership serving in these capacities strive to ensure that the services provided by their organization are reaching targeted diverse communities, clients and/or consumers and that their staff remain knowledgeable about ways in which to appeal to, serve or attract such clients. They also want to ensure that their staff are educated about DEI principles supported by the budget-friendly, results-oriented services we provide and that they are culturally competent consistent with best nonprofit organizational practices. Because nonprofit leadership in these roles are committed to serving public interests, their levels of DEI literacy with regard to social and cultural diversity must be keen if they are to remain effective in supporting their mission. In addition, partnering with Project 986 will help them attract highly talented diverse leadership to their boards, councils and governing entities to ensure that they remain effective in their public service-oriented missions, attract diverse talent to their staff and build partnerships with diverse stakeholders with mutually supportive and intersecting investments. Contact us for a free consultation.
Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Officers
Chief Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Officers are the leading ambassadors and spokespersons for DEI principles within the organizations they represent. As such, they will benefit from DEI resources we provide while working to integrate such ideals into their organizational culture and practices. These clients are especially knowledgeable of DEI principles and as such are keenly aware of the benefit of integrating them into their organizational culture and practices as well as advocating for them as advisors to organizational leadership. However, their own human resources capacity might be limited and the need for budget-friendly, results-oriented DEI services such as those we design might be necessary. In addition, these clients want to ensure that they are working in alignment with best DEI practices tailored to their organization’s unique mission and goals. Partnering with Project 986 can help clients serving in these roles increase their organization’s capacity to realize growth in key areas, including recruiting and retaining diverse thought leaders; increasing workforce productivity and the professional development and investment of employees; enhancing the cultural competency of leadership and staff; developing effective marketing and advertising campaigns to appeal to diverse consumers and clients, and building lucrative relationships with key diverse demographics and communities. Contact us for a free consultation.
Chief Human Resource/People Officers; Human Resource Managers and Administrators
Chief Human Resource/People Officers; Human Resource Managers and Administrators are organizational influencers and leaders whom have significant authority in fostering welcoming and supportive workplace cultures as well as attending to the personnel concerns and needs of their diverse workforce. These clients also serve as advisors to senior organizational leadership on personnel-related matters and will want to invest in budget-friendly, results-oriented DEI resources that support their organizations’ intentions to foster ideal climates for staff as well as provide opportunities for equitable advancement among diverse employees leading to increased workforce productivity. Partnering with Project 986 can help clients serving in these roles increase their organization’s capacity to realize growth in key areas, including recruiting and retaining diverse thought leaders; increasing workforce productivity and the professional development and investment of employees, as well as enhancing the cultural competency of leadership and staff. Contact us for a free consultation.
Talent Acquisition Leaders and Recruiters
Talent acquisition leaders and recruiters are responsible for appealing to, attracting and recruiting the highest qualified, diverse talent to leadership roles and throughout their workforce. Investing in budget-friendly, results-oriented DEI services provided by Project 986 will provide these clients with opportunities to become educated about effective strategies they can employ to ensure that diverse candidates are attracted to key positions within their organization. Because their organization’s investment in human resources is essential to the advancement of their brand and mission, partnering with Project 986 can position them for success in these areas. Contact us for a free consultation.
Department and Divisional Heads, Directors, Managers and Supervisors
Department and Divisional Heads, Directors, Managers and Supervisors have oversight in the areas of workforce productivity, organizational culture and climate. Investing in the budget-friendly, results-oriented DEI services provided by Project 986 will support their own leadership development as well as that of their direct reports with regard to fostering workplace climates that are welcoming to diverse individuals and supportive of diverse professional talent. In addition, investing in our services can encourage team-building and teamwork within the workplace as well as positive professional experiences and relationships among those whom they supervise – all of which leads to increased workforce productivity and the realization of divisional and overall organizational goals and brand advancement. Contact us for a free consultation.
Community and Public Relations Specialists
Community and Public Relations Specialists are expected to develop lucrative relationships with the communities and publics they serve and/or which they represent. They must be culturally and socially competent and become educated about ways in which to integrate budget-friendly, results-oriented DEI principles into their practices in communicating such intentions and priorities to their diverse communities of interest. They will also want to ensure that they are remaining knowledgeable about and aware of the interests, concerns and needs of the diverse communities they intend to serve or with which they want to build partnerships. Partnering with Project 986 will help them acquire valuable skillsets to increase their capacity to engage targeted communities as well as advance their organizational brand and ensure the effectiveness of their desired messaging and communications strategies. Contact us for a free consultation.
Marketers and Advertisers
Marketers and Advertisers want to ensure that they are effectively appealing to, attracting and converting targeted markets, consumers and clients to their brand. More specifically, these clients will want to be as informed as possible about ways in which to communicate to diverse markets while attracting them to their brand’s services and products. Clients serving in these roles also want to ensure that they are employing effective strategies for understanding the needs and interests of their target diverse markets and avoid ineffective and/or negative imagery and mediums of communication that might deter them from their brand. In addition, these clients can benefit greatly from the budget-friendly, results-oriented DEI services provided by Project 986 because the integration of DEI principles can positively impact the buying trends of diverse consumers/clients, increase sales and contribute to overall brand advancement. Contact us for a free consultation.
K-12 Educational Leaders and Administrators
K-12 Educational Leaders and Administrators want to attract diverse qualified educators and administrators to their districts and schools as well as ensure that such employees are capable of supporting the educational needs of the diverse students, parents and community stakeholders whom they serve. Partnering with Project 986 will also help them increase their capacity to effectively prepare diverse student populations for academic success and leadership in increasingly diverse cultures and industries. In addition, clients serving in these roles will want to foster supportive and welcoming workplace cultures for diverse educators and administrators, which incentivizes productivity, collegiality, and increased investment among diverse teaching and administrative staff. Because these clients have direct influence on curriculum design, delivery and enhancement, they also have the capacity to influence new generations of learners whom will find it increasingly important to be DEI competent in changing climates, cultures and industries. Contact us for a free consultation.
Public Service Leadership & Officials
Public Service Leadership & Officials want to ensure their practices and policies are informed by DEI principles as examples to other businesses in the public and private sector, while effectively and equitably serving their communities. The integration of DEI principles into expectations for employees serving the general public can positively impact performance and lead to increased retention rates among diverse staff. In addition, clients serving in these roles want to increase workforce productivity as well as improve the culture and climate of their workplace in order to ensure that they are fostering welcoming and supportive environments for all employees, staff, stakeholders, consumers, clients, etc. Partnering with Project 986 can help them successfully develop DEI strategic initiatives in changing cultures and climates as well as maximize their overall capacity to serve racially and culturally diverse communities. Contact us for a free consultation.
Law Enforcement/Security Personnel
Law Enforcement/Security Personnel want to ensure they are fostering productive and mutually supportive relationships with the communities and publics they serve and protect. Thus, they must be culturally and socially competent and remain educated about ways in which to integrate DEI principles into their practices as well as remain aware of the interests, concerns and needs of the communities they serve. Investing in the budget-friendly, results-oriented services provided by Project 986 will provide them with valuable tools to ensure that their capacity to fulfill their responsibilities as public servants is informed by educational processes leading to cultural competency and awareness about diverse populations. Contact us for a free consultation.
Development and Fundraising Professionals
Development and Fundraising Professionals are always looking for new ways in which to build lucrative partnerships with investors, advocates and stakeholders in order to increase their capacity to build financial resources to advance the mission, services and brand of their organization. DEI-informed strategies designed by Project 986 can help to ensure the success of their efforts, including helping them to establish relationships with diverse networks of supporters as well as effectively narrate their organization’s efforts to promote DEI values in order to appeal to sponsors looking to invest in and support such efforts. Contact us for a free consultation.