Our mission is to strengthen the effectiveness of the public and private sector
agencies so that they may better serve their communities and clients. To achieve
this purpose, we deliver customized and participatory consulting services.

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About Gibson & Associates

Founded in 1986, G&A is a consulting firm that provides research, evaluation, grant writing, and strategic planning services to educational organizations, non-profits, city governments, and other public agencies.

We have worked throughout California and nationally and our team is located in both the San Francisco Bay Area and in Santa Fe, New Mexico.


We engage in a participatory process with our clients and customize our services to their needs.

Areas of Focus

We offer services in core areas vital to healthy communities, governmental, and non-
governmental organizations.

G&A Projects

We have provided consulting services to hundreds of clients for over twenty years.

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Recent Accomplishments

Innovative STEM Education Grants

iTEAMS, a 1.5 million dollar grant awarded to San Rafael City Schools, is the latest of nine funded STEM grants facilitated by G&A, resulting in more than 20 million dollars to improve math and science education.

City Planning and Program Evaluations

In 2014, G&A was selected by the City of Berkeley to conduct external evaluations of 25 city-funded programs serving children and youth and to refine the grant making process. G&A has also facilitated strategic planning processes for the cities of Irvine and Oakland.

College-Career Education Programs

G&A worked with the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) to successfully craft the Capital Region Academies for the Next Economy (CRANE) Consortium pilot grant, serving 70 high schools and 197,000 students in a linked learning initiative.

Project Highlights

G&A was selected to lead the external evaluation team for the 27 million dollar New Haven Unified School District Race to the Top Grant.

G&A presented at the Oakland Literacy Coalition meeting on January 14, 2015. View the presentation at www.oaklandliteracycoalition.org.

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