Common Ground Consulting LLC

  • DC


1936 First Street, NW
United States

About Us

Over the past 21 years, Craig Bowman has served as an organizational development coach and consultant focusing on executive leadership development, board and change management, prejudice reduction, fundraising, and strategic planning for more than 250 domestic and international non-profit organizations and NGOs, colleges and universities, and government agencies including:

USAID, The Case, Knight, and Kettering Foundations, Youth Service America, the Corporation for National Service, The White House, The Departments of Education, Justice (OJJDP) HHS, and State, the Points of Light Foundation, the Institute for Policy Studies, the Institute for Sustainable Communities, Creative Associates, World Learning, the San Francisco Urban Service Project, the National Wildlife Federation, the Congressional Youth Leadership Council, the Center for Environmental Citizenship, the Federal Employees Education and Assistance Fund, and the FAA Managers' Association, among countless others.

At Common Ground we also help our clients harness the power of emerging social networks; challenge status quo change strategies; leverage organizational charisma; create culture to support mission-critical goals; and actively build high-trust relationships. Our recent work has created high-impact campaigns which include state-of-the-art web portals. In each case, our goal was to create simple, effective strategies that provide stakeholders and constituents with the tools they need to develop their own micro-movements™ small, but scalable, individual efforts to affect change in one’s own life, a particular neighborhood, or within a defined community.

He has served as the Executive Director of three national and local nonprofit organizations; and served for six years as an Adjunct Professor at American University in Washington, DC where he taught non-formal education, curriculum design and facilitation.