Community Shield


Objective of the Project:

McNary Group was contracted with Ariatti Advising to co-facilitate for Community Shield, The Community Foundation of Louisville, Inc.’s fiscally sponsored project.

McNary Group provided:

  • Updates to Community Shield on the progress of the strategic plan
  • Recommendations on challenges
  • Grant research and writing
  • Support in the facilitation of Community Shield meetings
  • Correspondence with Community Shield members to keep projects moving forward

The Scope of Work Included:

  • Membership and Workgroup Meetings – Ariatti Advising served as the lead on meeting facilitation and McNary Group co-facilitated when appropriate and provided strategic oversight of meeting progress, as well as recommendations on challenges and needs that developed. 
  • Project Management – Ariatti Advising provided project management oversight and tools to ensure deadlines were met and projects on track. McNary Group drove the strategy for all projects and ensured that the projects supported the overall strategic plan of Community Shield. 
  • Event Support – Ariatti Advising and McNary Group provided oversight of the 2020 Community Shield event. They highlighted any potential issues and provided planning meeting facilitation as needed. 
  • Community Liaison – Ariatti Advising and McNary Group leveraged their extensive community networks to further the awareness of Community Shield and recruited new partners. McNary Group worked to identify potential grant opportunities and oversaw the grant development process with the committees.