Grant Communications Consulting Group



GCCG produces a variety of publications designed to meet the communications objectives of public- and private-sector clients. GCCG handles all content, design, production, printing and distribution. Publications include:

The Educator
The Educator is a tabloid-size newspaper that focuses positive attention to  school districts through stories and photographs of students, teachers, administrators, parents, and programs that comprise the system. GCCG produces The Educator for school districts from Atlanta to Boston.

Wheelabrator News
This tabloid-size newspaper is designed to introduce the public to this waste-to-energy industry leader, a subsidiary of Waste Management, and educate the reader about the production of clean, renewable energy. GCCG produces Wheelabrator News for plants from Massachusetts to Florida to California.

MBC News
MBC News is a publication that shines the spotlight on the burgeoning biotech industry and members of the Massachusetts Biotechnology Council. This newspaper focuses on the companies and individuals at the forefront of this cutting-edge industry.

Mass School Builder
Produced for the Massachusetts School Building Authority, the Mass School Builder is a newspaper that details the process by which the MSBA funds school construction throughout the Commonwealth. The newspaper highlights individual school building projects and the role the MSBA plays, from concept to completion.

The Communicator
The Communicator is a newspaper focusing on all aspects of municipal economic development. It highlights the impact of city agencies and programs on neighborhoods and the community at large.

The Connector
A newspaper dedicated to highlighting the good work undertaken by nonprofit agencies, The Connector details the positive social and economic impact these agencies have on their communities.


GCCG has demonstrated success in creating awareness and enhancing the image of our clients through a combination of strategic community, government and media relations. We also provide crisis communications and issues management for public- and private-sector clients.

Community relations
GCCG builds consensus through a variety of methods that are designed to resonate with the target audience, including focus groups, grassroots campaigns and local outreach.

Government relations
GCCG is able to guide clients through the public process as a result of its established working relationships with local, state and federal agencies and officials. The consensus-building that results from our community-relations efforts is combined with direct advocacy with key decision-makers.

Media relations
GCCG’s experienced team of former reporters and editors has cultivated meaningful and productive relationships with key local and regional media. We provide press releases, fact sheets, media kits and op-ed pieces. GCCG is also available to serve as spokesperson for clients.

Issues management/Crisis communications
GCCG works with clients to prepare a comprehensive crisis-communications plan that can be easily executed should the need arise. Our experienced issues-management professionals can also provide critical guidance in any emergency situation, as well as drafting statements and press releases for clients, handling media requests and using our established relationships with the media to ensure the client’s side of the story is told.


GCCG conducts multi-faceted marketing and advertising campaigns through the use of collateral materials such as annual reports, brochures, logo design, print ads and billboards.

Our professionals provide strategies to address clients’ goals and deliver their  message. GCCG also produces commemorative videos and provides Web-development services. Our experienced team includes award-winning designers, editors, photographers, project managers, strategists, videographers and writers.


GCCG offers technical assistance in the areas of economic development and nonprofit development.

Nonprofit development
GCCG offers assistance with organizational development, fundraising and strategic planning. We provide management expertise to strengthen board development; formulate strategies for the growth and preservation of organizations; and offer fundraising support for operational and capital projects.

Board development

GCCG formulates strategies for the growth and preservation of the organization. We provide guidance on how to organize an effective board and how to cultivate capacity of board members. Through our extensive network, we help nonprofits identify new board members who can bring relevant expertise to the organization

Strategic development
GCCG provides strategy consulting to organizations to maximize the impact of their work. We generate creative, action-oriented insights and recommendations. We work with clients to implement recommendations.


GCCG cultivates relationships with individuals and foundations who want to make the world a better place. We help nonprofits secure sponsors and host successful events. We help cultivate relationships with elected officials and obtain funding through government grants and appropriations.

Public relations

GCCG develops messages, prepares and refines print material and websites, and secures compelling media coverage to raise the organization’s visibility. We help clients share their accomplishments with donors, potential donors, and the general public.

Economic development
GCCG manages each aspect of real estate development to help projects succeed. We coordinate legal, design, engineering, and environmental professionals to insure smooth and successful projects. We develop government-relations and community-outreach campaigns to identify and address any hurdles to government approval and community support.

Approval process

GCCG works with community officials to help navigate through the local approval process. We simplify the city/state approval process and develop an aggressive permitting strategy to manage and minimize permitting timelines. We interface with community