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Program Management
Grant Writing
Digital & Print Design

CalHome Program Management

Global’s team of experienced program managers has effectively helped cities and private entities to organize and coordinate their activities, set clear objectives, and develop strategies to implement their programs by providing them with a team that possesses the tools and processes to ensure that projects are completed on time and within budget saving money and increasing efficiency. We are currently administering various programs for multiple cities that create jobs, provide first-time home buyer assistance, and improve their living conditions and quality of life through owner-occupied rehabilitation programs.

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SB-2 Planning Grant Program Management

The SB-2 Planning Grant provides funding and technical assistance to local governments in California to help cities and counties prepare, adopt, and implement plans and process improvements that streamline housing approvals and accelerate housing production. This funding will help cities and counties to accelerate housing production and streamline the approval of housing development affordable to owner and renter households at all income levels. It will also facilitate housing affordability, particularly for lower- and moderate-income families, promote development consistent with the State Planning Priorities, and ensure geographic equity in the distribution and expenditure of the funds.

Grant Title: Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Grant Program

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
Client: Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA)
Requested Amount: $6.9 million

RAISE discretionary grants help project sponsors at the State and local levels, including municipalities, Tribal governments, counties, and others complete critical freight and passenger transportation infrastructure projects. RAISE projects are rigorously reviewed and evaluated on statutory criteria of safety, environmental sustainability, quality of life, mobility and community connectivity, economic competitiveness and opportunity including tourism, state of good repair, partnership and collaboration, and innovation.

Global has obtained over $750 million in funding for municipalities, agencies, organizations, and others.

Grant Title: Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling (SWIFR) Grant Program

Funding Agency: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Client: Dekalb County
Requested Amount: Amount: $3.7 million

The Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling program provides grants to implement the National Recycling Strategy, to improve post-consumer materials management and infrastructure; support improvements to local post-consumer materials management and recycling programs; and assist local waste management authorities in making improvements to local waste management systems.

Global has obtained over $750 million in funding for municipalities, agencies, organizations, and others.

Grant Title: Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF)

Funding Agency: California Department of Parks and Recreation
Client: City of Bell Gardens
Requested Amount:$6 million

After over a decade without having a functional community pool, our team was able to obtain 6 million dollars for the renovation of the Bell Gardens Community pool. This effort reduced the risk of drownings and provided residents access to swimming programs that increases opportunities for advancement and success, as swimming is a great way to stay healthy, build confidence, and foster a sense of community.

Global has obtained over $750 million in funding for municipalities, agencies, organizations, and others.

Grant Title: Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program

Funding Agency: U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
Client: City of Azusa
Requested Amount:$3.5 million

The SS4A program funds regional, local, and Tribal initiatives through grants to prevent roadway deaths and serious injuries. The SS4A program supports Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg’s National Roadway Safety Strategy and the Department’s goal of zero deaths and serious injuries on our nation’s roadways.

Global has obtained over $750 million in funding for municipalities, agencies, organizations, and others.

Grant Title: Proposition 1 Groundwater Grant Program

Funding Agency: State Water Resources Control Board
Client: Azusa Light and Water
Requested Amount:$2.5 million

The funding would be used for the rehabilitation of the inactive Aspan Well located within the City of Azusa. This project will consist of designing and constructing treatment facilities and well modifications to facilitate reactivating the well. Drought conditions continue to persist throughout California, and this project provides another critical source of water for the City and its approximately 50,000 residents. The project will satisfy approximately 15% of the current water system demand, and water will be directly treated and delivered to City residents. The project will allow Azusa Light and Water (ALW) to reduce its reliance on imported water supplies during periods of drought and emergency.

Global has obtained over $750 million in funding for municipalities, agencies, organizations, and others.

Virtual Meetings and Stakeholder Engagement

City of Oceanside

The development of parks must include stakeholder engagement through both in person and virtual engagement to ensure it is well-planned, sustainable, and reflects the needs and perspectives of the community. These community members, environmentalists, urban planners, city officials, and other relevant groups provide unique insights into how local parks can be developed to address different neighborhoods' needs and priorities. By involving stakeholders in park development, our grant writer can build a sense of ownership and support for the development of parks, leading to more sustainable and successful outcomes in understanding the diverse and often complex interests that shape park development, allowing our grant writers to seek funds to create more equitable and inclusive parks that meet the needs of all members of the community.

Community Outreach

City of Montebello

Global Urban Strategies, Inc. recognized the importance of community outreach in securing funding for the City of Montebello's parks. They engaged stakeholders through charrettes, sought feedback, built relationships with community leaders, and organized site visits. Their outreach efforts resulted in funding from new sources and strengthened existing relationships. Through their collaborative approach, Global Urban Strategies, Inc. played a crucial role in improving the city's park spaces for the benefit of all.

Delta Fuel Dump Crisis Management and Public Relations

City of Cudahy

Shortly after departure in January 2020, engine problems forced Delta Airlines Flight 89 to return to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The aircraft released fuel to lessen its weight as part of the emergency landing process. Unfortunately, the fuel's release over a heavily populated area—including several schools—led to reports of skin and eye irritation from both children and adults.

  The fuel dump impacted several communities, including the City of Cudahy. To assist them in responding to the incident and managing its effects on the neighborhood, they engaged Global Urban Strategies. Global Urban Strategies assisted in coordinating with other affected cities, advised the City of Cudahy on communication tactics, and represented the community's interests when dealing with Delta Airlines and other pertinent parties. The Crisis Management included community meetings to inform affected residents and address their concerns and media relations efforts to guarantee accurate reporting of the incident and its effects.

Proposition 68 Public Outreach and Community Engagement

City of Hawaiian Gardens

Global Urban Strategies, Inc. conducted a collaborative design and planning workshop called charrettes that brings together stakeholders to create a vision for a project for the City of Hawaiian Gardens. Global assisted the City in conducting three-day charrette workshops with residents to develop a Community-Based Planning approach for recreational features. The process allowed for a quick and efficient way to gather input and ideas from a diverse group of stakeholders and maximized the points allocated to the Proposition 68 project application that was submitted.

Pilot Interpretation Program

California Department of Water Resources

Global's team evaluates perspectives, plans, and turns ideas into reality. Through our collaboration with Stantec, we support the California Department of Water Resources in communicating its goals of informing the public on the importance of water conservation, educating people on how to use water efficiently, and promoting water-related policies and initiatives. Through our collaborative efforts, we assist DWR and Ground Sustainability Agencies in communicating water supply availability, water quality, and potential water shortages.

State of the City Presentation

City of San Luis Obispo

A story is often more impactful when witnessing it firsthand rather than imagining it. To bring this idea to life, our team worked on preparing the State of the City 2022 Presentation for San Luis Obispo. We put together various marketing materials, including highly polished videos, to capture the city's essence and communicate its latest developments and future goals to its residents. By presenting this information visually engagingly, we aimed to offer citizens a more immersive and memorable experience.

Newsletter Design

City of Rosemead

Global Urban Strategies' citywide newsletter in Rosemead is valuable for communicating with residents and stakeholders, building community engagement, and promoting the city's brand and image. The newsletter provides a regular and consistent way to share updates and news about the city's activities, increasing transparency and accountability, building trust between the city and its residents, and encouraging civic engagement. By highlighting the city's successes and accomplishments, the newsletter aims to attract new residents, businesses, and visitors and improve its overall image, which is particularly important for smaller cities that may struggle to compete with larger urban centers.

Graphic Design and Social Media

City of El Monte

Global has been engaged with the City of El Monte to enhance its graphic design and social media messaging. Our team of experienced designers and social media experts has worked closely with the city to develop customized solutions that have helped it effectively communicate with its community, increase engagement, and promote important initiatives. By leveraging our graphic design and social media expertise, we have supported the City of El Monte in creating a solid brand identity and messaging that resonates with its audience.

Branding, Graphic Design, and Events Stationery

California Contract Cities Association

The California Contract Cities Association (CCCA) collaborated with Global Urban Strategies (GUS) to rebrand, revitalize its visual messaging and clarify its purpose for expanding its membership. GUS developed a branding strategy that included creating a new brand look and messaging that aligned with the organization's purpose and worked with the CCCA staff to implement the plan effectively. Through social media, and annual seminar graphic rebranding, the CCCA increased engagement and better communicated its value to potential members, ultimately leading to an expansion in membership.

Graphic Design, Social Media and Website Development

City of La Puente

Meeting the growing social media challenges has required a multi-pronged approach. We initially created a strategy to ensure that the social media presence was engaging and well-aligned with the City’s organizational goals. This included the development of content that resonated with the residents and promoted that content. We continually monitor and respond to comments and feedback from users in a timely manner. Our analytical tools to track the performance of the various social media campaigns and make adjustments as needed.