Gaining Momentum

Finding the right agency means finding a true partner who listens first, then recommends the best path.
A collaborator who is creative, innovative, ethical and progressive.
Who brings your voice into the national conversation and gains recognition for leadership.

The right agency gets you.


Gaining Momentum

Finding the right agency means finding a true partner who listens first, then recommends the best path.
A collaborator who is creative, innovative, ethical and progressive.
Who brings your voice into the national conversation and gains recognition for leadership.

The right agency gets you.


Latest News

Momentum Makes Observer’s Top Nonprofit PR Firms of 2024

Momentum has been recognized as one of the top PR firms for nonprofits and causes on Observer’s PR Power List, which ranks the top visionaries and agencies in the PR industry. The Observer Power Lists are among the most coveted and sought after recognitions in the industry. Observer’s PR Power List honors the top agencies…

Jim Miller Selected to City & State’s Responsible 100

Congratulations to our Founder and President Jim Miller, who was selected to City & State's Responsible 100. The award recognizes New York’s most outstanding corporate citizens serving the common good. Jim and other leaders were celebrated at a luncheon on December 14, 2023. Honorees encompass New York’s most powerful executives, thought leaders, visionaries and influencers…

Momentum Named Platinum PR Awards Finalist

Momentum has been named a finalist in the 2023 Platinum PR Awards. The agency's campaign for Common Ground Committee, "Healing a Polarized America: Elevating Common Ground," earned a place among five finalists in the Public Affairs category. The campaign sought to inspire a culture shift towards a more positive, bipartisan vision of American politics that prioritizes listening…

A Decade of Milestones

Momentum celebrated its 10th anniversary in October of 2022. Here's a look back at key milestones from the agency's first decade. October 2012: Momentum opens for business on East 23rd Street in Manhattan with three staff members and four clients  September 2013: Wins first Nonprofit PR Award – Best Media Relations Campaign – for its…

Momentum Recognized at Nonprofit Communications Awards

Momentum was honored at PR Daily’s 2022 Nonprofit Communications Awards this month in the Media Relations Campaign category. The agency was recognized for a campaign on behalf of Partners for Justice, a nonprofit combating mass incarceration by building capacity in public defenders’ offices. The campaign, Writing Humanity Into the Criminal Legal System, reached a potential…

What we do

Momentum took the time to deeply understand the culture of eating disorders and master our voice. I’m extremely impressed with their ability to turn around valid, interesting content for media outlets and guide us on social media best practices and trends.

Jennifer Solar
Director of Communications, National Eating Disorders Association

Momentum helped AFA build new levels of awareness and participation in our programs, and increased our followers and fan base on Facebook and Twitter. We have been able to extend the reach of our message and expand our voice into the national conversation about Alzheimer’s disease and the importance of early detection.

Charles J. Fuschillo
CEO, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America

Momentum has been instrumental in helping us build the Philharmonia Orchestra of New York brand. Sold out concerts. Tremendous media attention. An active and growing fanbase. Their passion, creativity and inspired marketing solutions have helped us establish an audience and advance our vision for the future of classical music.

Atsushi Yamada
Principal Conductor and Co-Founder

Momentum helped bring a new level of public awareness to Ethical NYC and brought our voice into the media conversation on the ethical issues of our time. Momentum helped diversify and expand the audiences exposed to our message – a vital goal as we look to ensure the sustainability of our Society for generations to come.

Robert C. Liebeskind
Executive Director, Ethical Culture Society of New York

Momentum lived up to its name when we engaged them to raise awareness for the neglected population we serve at Children of Promise, NYC. In the span of just six months Momentum brought a whole new level of media attention to the needs of the children of incarcerated parents and what we are doing to help meet those needs.

Sharon Content, Founding Executive Director and President
Children of Promise, NYC

Momentum‘s team of professionals does a phenomenal job of getting our message of STEM educational outreach out to the public. They really have a passion for what we’re doing at the Foundation and for opening doors for us through major placements and alliance opportunities.

Jeniffer Harper-Taylor
Director of Educational Outreach, Siemens Foundation

Who we are

Momentum Communications Group was named one of The Most Powerful Nonprofit PR Firms of 2018 (Observer’s PR Power List). We specialize in communications for nonprofit, social impact and arts organizations. Momentum helps clients build awareness and influence through media relations, social media, digital marketing, events, and thought leadership. Based in New York City, we are a home for exceptional communicators dedicated to social good and a hub for innovation in purpose-driven storytelling.

10 Reasons to engage Momentum

  1. Award Winners

    Nonprofit PR Agency Team of the Year (2020 Nonprofit PR Awards). Best Advocacy or Awareness Campaign (2019 Nonprofit PR Awards.) One of The Most Powerful Nonprofit & Public Affairs PR Firms (Observer PR Power List 2018.) PR News Agency Elite Award-Best Nonprofit Specialist PR Firm. PR Daily Award-Best Media Relations Campaign Under $100,000. Honors for Media Training, Opinion Pieces, Word of Mouth/Viral, Marketing, and Event PR.

  2. Reputation Builders

    We’ve built national reputations for diverse clients in education, health, financial services, sustainability, the arts and more.

  3. Ethical PR

    There’s a reason the American Ethical Union chooses Momentum. We believe ethics matters.

  4. Passionate People

    Our people bring more than top-shelf communications skills to the table. We’re passionate about using those skills to do good in the world.

  5. Nonprofit Knowhow

    We empower nonprofits and foundations large and small with the specialist focus they deserve, giving our clients a competitive advantage.

  6. Dedicated Digital

    Our dedicated digital team helps clients increase share of voice, engage stakeholders, build followers and inspire action.

  7. In The Media Capital

    Momentum operates in New York City, the nation’s media hub, where we regularly work with editors, writers and producers who put our clients in the news.

  8. Buttoned Up

    Our clients are held to the highest standards by the communities they serve. We meet them there with a deep commitment to getting the details right.

  9. Team Players

    We thrive on collaboration with our clients and colleagues.

  10. Goal Oriented

    Publicity for its own sake? Not here. Communication is a means to an end – helping clients fulfill their missions.

Our Core Values

Curiosity. A desire to know.

We are curious and interested. We want to know the why and how. We ask probing questions and welcome diverse, even opposing, information, views and ideas. We never settle for the obvious, easy or conventional. We do not assume. We look for facts and evidence to inform our strategy and measure our impact. We test and refine. We delight in deepening our understanding.

Listening. To hear with thoughtful attention.

We listen to each other, our clients, the media and the culture. We listen to foster respect, empathy, inclusion and shared purpose. To unlock a universe of possibilities. To catch the nuances, learn when to change course, and allow the best ideas to rise to the top, whatever their source. To understand, appreciate and celebrate diverse perspectives and ideas.

Collaboration. To work together.

We collaborate to bring out the best in each other and our work. We adapt and innovate based on the exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives. We encourage each other and ourselves to actively engage and contribute. We are receptive to feedback and constructive in how we give it. 

Creativity. Involving originality of thought and expression.

We challenge ourselves to be creative in how we think, communicate and tell stories. We recognize and reward fresh thinking and innovation. We invent and develop original ideas. We access and encourage our imaginations. 

Excellence. The quality of being outstanding, surpassing ordinary standards.

We aim for excellence in every aspect of our work and culture. We take the extra step to be the very best. We are clear and compelling in our communication. We think critically while fostering positivity. We partner with our clients to advance their missions and achieve big picture goals while getting the details right. We aim to delight and surprise with work that surpasses expectations. 

How we build Momentum

We reframe conversations

We get down in the trenches

We enlist stakeholders who can make a difference

We speak to your audience in their own language and lifestyle

We tell the untold story