Client List

Our client list reflects the diversity of our work in various sectors of the Philanthropic and Nonprofit industry. The Genius Group is a full service agency that understands the industry from the bottom-up and top-down, which gives us a winning advantage over our competitors.

Private Foundations

  • Open Society Foundations – New York, NY; London, England, UK
  • The Barr Foundation – Boston, MA
  • Pfizer Foundation – New York, NY
  • Enterprise Foundation – Atlanta, GA
  • Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation – Raleigh, NC

Public Foundations 

  • The Twenty-First Century Foundation – New York, NY
    • Supports African American community revitalization, education, and leadership development. Gives application guidelines and list of former grantees.
  • Southern Partners Fund – Atlanta, GA
    • Building collective power in the rural south fighting to reverse social, economic and environmental inequities.
  • The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta – Atlanta, GA
    • Strengthens our region by providing quality services to donors and innovative leadership on community issues.

Philanthropic Support Organizations

  • Women’s Funding Network – San Francisco, CA
    • Membership organization dedicated to connecting and strengthening more than 160 organizations that fund women’s solutions across the globe, making it one of the largest collaborative philanthropic networks in the world.
  • Southeastern Council of Foundations – Atlanta, GA
    • Membership association of more than 360 grantmakers working together to strengthen, promote and increase philanthropy in 11 southeastern states.
  • Association for Black Foundation Executives – New York, NY
    • ABFE’s mission is to promote effective and responsive philanthropy in Black communities.
  • Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy – New York, NY
    • EPIP is a network of young staff, trustees and donors engaged in philanthropic grant making.
  • Resource Generation – New York, NY
    • Resource Generation works with young people with financial wealth who are supporting and challenging each other to effect progressive social change through the creative, responsible and strategic use of financial and other resources.
  • Leadership Learning Community – Oakland, CA
    • Leadership Learning Community offers consulting services to help foundations and leadership development programs optimize their investment strategies, understand the challenges and opportunities in their area of work, evaluate the impact of their current leadership programs and initiatives, and develop networks that connect program participants and increase the sustainability and influence of their leadership.
  • Funding Exchange – New York, NY
    • National membership organization of regionally based social justice foundations dedicated to building a permanent institutional and financial base to support progressive social change through fundraising for local, national, and international grant-making programs.
  • Southeastern Network of African Americans in Philanthropy – Atlanta, GA

Celebrity Philanthropy

Social Enterprises

  • The Public Matters Group – Los Angeles, CA
  • Destiny Outreach, Inc. – Los Angeles, CA
  • Transformative Action Institute – Los Angeles, CA


  • Harvard University – Harvard Business School
  • Harvard University – Administrative Fellows Program
  • Emory University – Rollins School of Public Health, Inter Faith Health Program
  • Georgia Institute of Technology – Foundation Relations, Atlanta, GA
  • Active Living By Design at University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) – Raleigh, NC
  • Auburn Theological Seminary – New York, NY


  • YMCA of USA – Chicago, IL
  • United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta – Atlanta, GA
  • United Way of Cobb County – Marietta, GA
  • Just Think, Inc. – San Francisco, CA
  • Communities in Schools – Cape Fear, NC
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Atlanta, GA
  • Scottdale Child Development and Family Resource Center – Scottdale, GA
  • Kaiser Permanente – Atlanta, GA
  • American Hospital Association, Health Research & Educational Trust – Chicago, IL
  • Institute for Diversity in Health Management – Chicago, IL
  • Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication – Columbia, SC
  • The Cobb Community Collaborative – Marietta, GA
  • YES! – Santa Cruz, CA
  • AARP – Washington, DC
  • Man Up Campaign – New York, NY
  • Public Health Institute – Oakland, CA

Social Enterprises

  • The Public Matters Group – Los Angeles, CA
  • Destiny Outreach, Inc. – Los Angeles, CA

Transformative Action Institute – Los Angeles, CA