Ivy Vining Consulting offers a full array of services to meet the needs of cities, counties and countries. Our experts provide technical consulting and capacity in:
Experience and expertise working on institutional capacity building of transportation agencies/ authorities/ministries in one or more of the following areas: (1) institutional coordination in transportation planning; (2) institutional capacity building of transportation agency/authority/ministry; and (3) development and implementation of institutional and technical training programs.
Knowledgeable and experienced in the following areas: (1) assisting in the development and implementation of appropriate regional and urban land use policies, strategies, and practices; and (2) assisting with the development of policies, strategies and approaches for delivering urban services.
Local Government Management
Knowledgeable and experienced in the following areas: (1) transparent decision-making processes at the local level; (2) land-use planning techniques; and (3)and methods for planning local and regional transportation infrastructure.
Knowledgeable and experienced regarding principles and practices of strategic planning, change management, organizational development, and development management
Program Development and Management
Knowledgeable and experienced in the comprehensive planning and setting of priorities for new development program initiatives and activities;
Knowledgeable and experienced in successful private foundation, county and federal grant writing for non-profits, public agencies, faith based organizations, cities and state government.
Local Capacity Development
Knowledgeable and experienced in assessments provides technical assistance and designs programs in support of goals and objectives in local capacity development.
Social Sector Systems Governance
Knowledgeable and experienced regarding governance, administration, management, delivery, and oversight of transportation, land use, policy and other social sector systems.
Knowledgeable and experienced regarding public awareness campaigns, public relations, information dissemination, advocacy campaigns, outreach skills, monitoring and evaluation, and other aspects of effective information gathering for use by public officials, citizen advocacy groups, the media, and others.
Knowledgeable and experienced in advice, assistance, and guidance to nongovernmental organizations, citizens groups, public interest organizations, and other organizations on how to advocate, interact, and communicate with representatives of deliberative bodies and other governing institutions to provide information, express opinions and viewpoints, and represent the interests of these groups in the legislative and policy-making process. Understands the use of social media, media advocacy and marketing as a change agent to mobilize, engage and recruit citizen engagement on a variety of issues, to engage transparency in the development of policy, and as an advocacy tool on issues.