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When our clients face challenges or see opportunities, they seek our help.
  • We bring them fresh ideas and new perspectives.
  • We help them grow and strengthen their network of resources.
  • And we generate action plans that realize their goals.

Think.  Link.  Do.

New Commons is a whole new kind of think tank - one that goes beyond analysis and reporting. Through our facilitation services, event hosting and conference planning services, and now through our published works and speaking engagements, we deliver tangible results by helping clients first move from thought to action (THINK), then build a network with the right capabilities (LINK), and then mobilize that network to get the job done (DO).

Our Clients Are...

Our Ways and Means Include...


  • Non-profits
  • Corporations
  • Government agencies
  • Educational institutions


  • Trade/professional groups
  • IT services collaborations
  • Service-sharing collectives


  • Municipalities: cities, towns, villages, islands
  • States and statewide agencies
  • Regional collaborations

Meetings & Events

  • Facilitated workshops
  • Learning cafes
  • Community forums
  • Seminars
  • Conference Planning & Keynotes


  • Discreet, focused, achievable
  • Ongoing, broad-based, visionary


  • Surveys
  • Mailings
  • Canvassing


  • Plans
  • Websites
  • Print materials