Welcome to Emerging Design Consulting

Building Healthy Community Through Inclusive Engagement

Emerging Design Consulting has been in business since 1998, supporting healthy, vibrant communities through inclusion of the talents of all: expanding vision, building connections and deepening commitment. We assist communities, partnerships and organizations to build equity across race, culture, and class and effectively dismantle policies and practices of systemic racism.

We help you achieve your organization and community goals through:

  • Capacity building services at the organization and community level
  • Expand and strengthen diverse partnerships and collaborations
  • Innovative strategic planning
  • Multi-lingual, multi-cultural community engagement
  • Public policy design and systems change
  • Training and capacity building for racial equity


supporting community-based applicants.

  • We will support staff, board members and community members to help design your grant and budget to provide the most important services for your community needs, and draft the best application for Best Start for Kids funds
  • We provide culturally competent, flexible and respectful support
  • We are Emerging Design, because our services are uniquely matched with each client. You provide the leadership and direction, and we support your community approach and raise up your community leaders – the design emerges with each unique community.