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.


AND GETS YOU THERE.

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.


AND GETS YOU THERE.

Latest News

Momentum Wins 2020 Nonprofit PR Team of the Year

Momentum Communications Group took home the Grand Prize for Nonprofit PR Agency Team of the Year at PR Daily's 2020 Nonprofit PR Awards today. The award citation notes: "Also on the frontlines of the pandemic was Nonprofit Agency Team of the Year Grand Prize winner Momentum Communications Group, which doubled its client roster in the…

Battling the Pandemic on the Front Lines: NonProfit Comms & COVID19 Video Series

We continue our video series featuring the outstanding work our clients are doing in response to COVID-19 with this installment featuring Dr. Alexander Salerno of  Salerno Medical Associates. Dr. Salerno is a primary care doctor serving the community of East Orange, NJ and the surrounding areas. For these last few months, he has been on the front…

We Stand with Black Lives

Momentum stands with the Black community and all people of color at this moment of reckoning. We too are outraged at the deaths of George Floyd, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, and so many other Black lives lost. Those precious lives were lost not just because of the actions of cruel people, but because of the…

NonProfit Comms & COVID19: New Video Series

Today Momentum launched a video series featuring the outstanding work our clients are doing in response to COVID-19.  Through our work with our clients over the past few weeks, we've learned a lot about how nonprofits in various sectors can respond effectively to the pandemic. We want to share those learnings. If you are a nonprofit…

Momentum Shortlisted for Nonprofit PR Awards

Momentum is a finalist for two 2019 Nonprofit PR Awards. The agency's "Come As You Are" campaign for the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) has been shortlisted for best Advocacy or Awareness Campaign and best Media Relations Campaign. PR Daily will announce the winners next month. The full list of finalists in the two categories:  …

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

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