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Impactual is a social impact consulting firm.
We help causes, philanthropists and brands address the most pressing social and political challenges of our day.

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Strategies and Tools for Social Impact

Impactual is a social impact consulting firm. We help causes, philanthropists and brands address the most pressing social and political challenges of our day.

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Who we are

Strategists and organizers with years of experience crafting and executing innovative campaigns for some of the biggest causes in the country.

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What we do

Develop fresh strategies. Build new relationships.
Follow-through on implementation. We adapt as needed to ensure success.

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Our approach

Every project is a partnership. Each client’s mission is our own. We only take on work where we can support you to make a real difference.

John F. Kennedy

Things do not happen.
Things are made to happen.

We deliver high quality work product, with a fresh perspective and love working with organizations, brands and individuals who have both purpose and drive to do good in this world. Our focus is on supporting.

Context is Everything

Before we develop plans, we evaluate the cultural and political landscape and hone our strategies accordingly.

We're In It Together

When we join your team, we do it to solve a problem, not quibble over the scope of work. We will dig in and do the work to get results.

Communication is Key

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from our own time in the trenches, it’s that teams function best when everyone is open and transparent.

It's a Marathon

Change takes time. That’s why we approach any challenges and obstacles with gratitude and appreciation for the lessons they teach us – and then we keep going.

Our Services

STRATEGY

We develop strategic campaign plans including clear goals, measurable outcomes, budget, communications and execution timeline.

RESEARCH + EVALUATION

We can analyze programs, organizations, or sectors of work. For example, see our work on leadership transitions and nonprofit management.

PHILANTHROPIC ADVISING

We help individuals, companies, and foundations determine their philanthropic priorities, evaluate potential investments, and manage grant-making initiatives.

FUNDRAISING STRATEGY

We write fundraising plans and identify sources of support for your campaign’s needs. We can hone your pitch and coach you in all aspects of the fundraising cycle.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

We coordinate teams to implement plans through to completion, including adjustment to strategies to ensure we’re not just hitting the timeline but accomplishing the goals.

MARKETING MATERIALS

We craft your story and new ways to tell it, including logo design, social media graphics, websites, pitch decks, and written proposals.

Who we work for

We work with nonprofits to design public campaigns, high impact events, and electoral and legislative action.

We work with foundations and individuals who want to support meaningful causes and ideas.

We work with impact-focused brands to maximize their social impact investments.

Who we work with

Ashley Spillane

Ashley Spillane

 FOUNDER & CHIEF STRATEGIST

Ashley Spillane is a social impact strategist whose expertise bridges the political, technology and entertainment industries. She has over a decade of experience developing and implementing organizational and campaign strategies that drive measurable impact.

 

As the head of organizations like Rock the Vote, The Atlas Project, and democratic GAIN, she forged large-scale cause marketing partnerships with companies including iHeartRadio, Microsoft, Verizon, USAToday, Twitter, and Tinder. Ashley lives in Washington, DC, doing her part to help small groups of thoughtful, committed individuals change the world.

Matt Singer

Matt Singer

 Partner

Matt Singer is an organizer, entrepreneur, and three-time college dropout. He founded National Voter Registration Day and the Alliance for Youth Action, a nonprofit that works to build local youth power all over the country. Matt built and managed a coalition of over 3,000 nonprofit organizations, businesses, and election administrators. The event repeatedly trended on social media; engaged Democrats and Republicans; and appeared on many of the largest media and technology platforms. Through the Alliance for Youth Action (previously the Bus Federation) and its affiliates, Matt supported local organizing that passed the nation’s first automatic voter registration law and secured a number of other major policy wins while developing new leaders. He currently consults for a number of projects at the intersection of philanthropy, organizing, and voting rights.

Keara Fenzel

Keara Fenzel

STRATEGIST

Keara Fenzel has dedicated her career to election access and social justice in Colorado. She has nonprofit experience managing the Denver program at New Era Colorado, and has worked on numerous electoral campaigns as a staff member and volunteer.

She ran electoral program for 172 affiliate unions as Political Director of the Colorado AFL-CIO in one of the largest electoral programs in the state. She has specialized in digital and field-based mobilization, high-stakes turnout work, candidate recruitment and training, and issue advocacy at both the state and local levels.

Preston Elliott

Preston Elliott

SENIOR STRATEGIST

Preston Elliott is a Senior Strategist at Impactual LLC. Preston has nearly two decades of experience on high profile campaigns.

He served as Deputy Executive Director and returned to the DSCC after successfully running Senator Kay Hagan’s 2014 re-election campaign, U.S. Senator Jon Tester’s re-election campaign in Montana in 2012, and the Nevada Coordinated Campaign in 2010. Preston is originally from Montana and lives in Washington, DC with his wife, Kim, and dog Ranger.

The Team

Who we are

Strategists and organizers bringing years of experience crafting and executing innovative campaigns for the biggest causes and campaigns in the country.

Make an actual impact.

We’re Hiring!

Join our team! We have new positions available.

Contact

If you have a project that you would like to discuss, get in touch with us.

(202)-618-1588
1200 18th Street NW
Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
hello@impactual.com