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 work promoting the Siemens Foundation’s national science competition
  • May 2015: Draws crowd of 11,000 people to Remember Together Day in New York’s Flatiron Plaza for Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, raising awareness for early detection
  • July 2015: Named agency of record to 140-year-old Ethical Culture Society of New York, a founder of the U.S. social justice movement
  • October 2016: Launches world’s first orchestral film competition for Philharmonia Orchestra of NY, generating 100+ entries from filmmakers in 30 countries
  • January 2018: Inaugurates Momentum Meets, a monthly Q&A series with special guests from the media, nonprofit and communications sectors
  • February 2019: Launches award-winning Come As You Are campaign for National Eating Disorders Association
  • March 2019: Manages press for Secretaries of State John Kerry and Condoleezza Rice in public forum for Common Ground Committee
  • May 2019: Launches year-long event series celebrating Woodstock 50th anniversary on grounds of original 1969 festival for Bethel Woods Center for the Arts
  • October 2020: Earns Grand Prize for Nonprofit PR Agency Team of the Year at Nonprofit PR Awards
  • October 2021: Honored by Public Relations Society of America New York as “Best of the Best” at Big Apple Awards for work with longtime client Teaching Matters
  • October 2022: Celebrates 10th anniversary as a team of 16 professionals serving 16 nonprofit clients

Momentum Team at 10