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The Cloudburst Group offers full service solutions for communications, knowledge management, marketing, and training. Cloudburst will help your organization gain stakeholder buy-in, influence target audiences, and amplify public outreach through an array of communications and knowledge management tools, tailored to achieve your organization’s unique goals.

Our experienced team of specialists will work with you to leverage expertise and develop multi-channel outreach to reach your target audiences. With our data driven methodology, Cloudburst can identify the opportunities where your message will have the greatest impact and help you create effective, sustainable communications and knowledge management.

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Why Choose Cloudburst

Our unique approach celebrates our clients as thought leaders by designing strategic communications plans that pair best practices in integrated marketing and communications with research and data, successful programming, digital marketing and public relations storytelling that highlight the human face of your work.

Cloudburst’s multiple areas of expertise inform each other, enabling us to provide you with premiere communications and knowledge management services that are also informed by rigorous research, analytics, training best practices, and more. Our extensive experience with both international and domestic issues translates to global communications that create local impacts.

Cloudburst enables clients to tell their stories through compelling graphics and content which can travel across all media. Our communications team is recognized for our highly visual content, including expertise in photography and storytelling that highlight the human face of development programming and project successes. Cloudburst’s communications team can leverage existing multimedia resources as well as visit project sites to capture stories and photographs that demonstrate the importance of programming work and its positive impact on communities.

  • Photography and Storytelling
  • Videos and Animations
  • Infographics
  • Brochures
  • Graphics, postcards and posters
  • Data visualization
  • Print management and production
The Cloudburst Group offers innovative digital solutions for communications, marketing, and social media to engage with your stakeholders and reach an increasingly larger target audience. Our digital services implement best practices in website and app development, to ensure that your website showcases key information and resources that are important to your organization in a way that your audience will fine aesthetically appealing. Our email and social media marketing strategies will extend your brand through multiple touch points and drive traffic to your website. Cloudburst offers service to manage and develop content for your digital programs, including website content, social media, email, and blogging. We help our maintain these services over time through analytics support and assisting our clients to manage their digital assets such as photo libraries, knowledge management of content from multiple sources, and project management. Cloudburst also helps our client use digital media to share important news and information around an issue through media scans and targeted blogger outreach.

  • Web and App Development
  • Information architecture
  • Content management and development
  • Digital and Social Marketing
  • Email (Newsletters, Event promotions, Featured stories, and Media scans)
  • Social Media (Strategies, Toolkits, and Graphics)
  • Blogging
  • Website and Digital Asset Management
  • Analytics
The Cloudburst Group has supported a full range of events, workshops and provided conference support highlighting our client’s thought leadership. Cloudburst has provided event support for our clients at high profile events including four World Bank Land and Poverty Conferences; the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) a side event to the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris (COP 21); and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)’s Council on Food Security (CFS). Additionally, Cloudburst has designed and implemented roundtable and brown bag workshops.

For increasingly global and online audiences, Cloudburst also hosts expert panel events online with targeted media campaigns to reach key audiences and raise awareness of our client’s programming. These online events have resulted in global audience participation and increased client reach.

  • Logistics support for developing roundtables, workshops, and expert panels
  • Developing talking points and presentations
  • Presenting academic papers, policy briefs, and new technologies
  • Designing and disseminating event marketing campaigns
  • Exhibit and conference displays, including booth staffing
  • Event flyers and take-aways
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  • Food security
  • Humanitarian and Conflict
  • Land tenure and property rights
  • Economic growth
  • Women’s economic empowerment
  • Environmental issues and environmental compliance
Cloudburst has extensive experience developing institutional content, such as featured website pieces and newsletter copy, and can provide writing support in the form of ghostwriting or providing structure and guidance around blog content development. Cloudburst has place articles in strategic media outlets to reach our client’s target audiences, including Devex, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), and Interaction.

  • Institutional Writing
  • Ghostwriting
  • Blogging
  • Media placement
The Cloudburst Group designs and implements full service strategic communications programming including, multi-channel marketing, digital communications strategies, and behavior change communications plans customized to resonate with your audience. Our strategic communications will establish effective messaging to reach your audiences as well as identify the most effective channels for engagement and our results based data-driven approach will identify the metrics to gauge your campaign’s success.

  • Multi-year strategic communications
  • Multi-channel communications campaigns
  • Editorial calendar planning
  • Media dissemination planning
  • Key Message Development
  • Audience Analysis and Targeted Marketing
  • Stakeholder and Target Audience Mapping
  • Analytics and Reporting
  • Brand Identity
The Cloudburst Group offers full service interactive in-person and online trainings around the world. Take your audiences through the nuances of your issue and reach professionals in your sector with trainings developed to demonstrate cross-sector impact, utilize new tools and resources, and provide the skills necessary to develop more effective programming. Our team will work with you and experts in your sector to develop and implement trainings using innovative adult learning methodologies that will help you build and expand the knowledge base around your issue or organization.

The Cloudburst Group is known for launching and managing USAID’s first Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Land Tenure and Property Rights in 2015. The course has become a signature training for the agency. The MOOC was featured in the United States first National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct in 2016. Students can join the second iteration of the MOOC through May of 2017.

  • Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)
  • In-person trainings
  • Instructional Design
  • Course Management
  • Training of Trainers
  • Webinars
  • Toolkits
  • Media training
  • Photography training
Contact Us

Sandra Coburn
Public Information Specialist
Phone: 240-582-3606 (Office)