Personal. Targeted. Purposeful.

Passionate about your story.

Dedicated to results.

At LKA we weave strategy and creativity into a powerful combination of planning, storytelling, and technique to help you capture imagination, inspire support, and build loyalty for your cause.

We begin where you are then build custom solutions to strengthen your fundraising and communications.

Our campaigns, services, and strategic tools are designed to move your message forward, drive donor action, and expand your organization’s capacity to deliver impact.

What We Do


LKA’s assessment and planning services help you evaluate your strategy, pinpoint your capacity, set strategic priorities, define a budget and action steps, and identify measures of success.


LKA’s custom, multi-platform direct response campaigns deliver bottom line results for membership, annual fund, special projects, and planned giving.


Through targeted campaign tactics, expert list and prospect management, and seasoned design and production processes, LKA assures a strategic campaign that invests smart, stays on time and budget, and maximizes net campaign revenue.


Whether it’s refreshed branding and messaging, the launch of a new initiative, or management of a sensitive message, LKA helps you articulate a compelling case that will resonate positively with your constituents.


Through strategic advice, staff coaching, and custom trainings, LKA helps expand your in-house knowledge, capacity, and capability with services customized to your organization’s needs.

Who We work with

Public Media

  • Alaska Public Media, Anchorage
  • Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Hartford
  • Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Washington DC
  • Greater Public, Minneapolis
  • Houston Public Media, Houston
  • KCTS TV, Seattle
  • KEXP Radio, Seattle
  • KMHD Jazz Radio, Portland
  • KING FM Classical Radio, Seattle
  • KUED TV, Salt Lake City
  • The Nation Magazine, New York
  • NPR, Washington DC
  • Oregon Public Broadcasting, Portland
  • PBS, Washington DC
  • PBS SoCaL TV, Los Angeles
  • WDET Radio, Detroit
  • WNET TV, New York
  • WNYC Radio, New York
  • WPBT TV, Detroit
  • WQXR Classical Radio, New York
  • WYES TV, New Orleans


  • Albertina Kerr Centers, Portland
  • Christiana Care Health System, Newark
  • EngenderHealth, New York
  • Feeding America, Chicago
  • Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle
  • GLIDE Foundation, San Francisco
  • Meals on Wheels People, Portland
  • Mercy Corps, Portland
  • St. Charles Medical Center Foundation, Bend
  • Swedish Medical Center Foundation, Seattle
  • Thresholds, Inc., Chicago


  • The Climate Trust, Portland
  • Library Foundation of Multnomah County, Portland
  • Native Arts & Culture Foundation, Vancouver
  • Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland
  • Oregon Zoo, Portland
  • Seattle Symphony Orchestra, Seattle
  • Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, Pittsburgh
  • Western Rivers Conservancy, Portland

Our Blog

Our Style

Smart and imaginative, our actions are grounded in best practices
and led by a keen desire to test the boundaries and move strategies forward. Our expertise is deep. Our thinking is rigorous. Our attitude is open and collaborative.

We love a challenge, and believe that every day brings fresh opportunities to listen, learn, and make a difference. We’re never afraid to put ourselves on the line. Because we know what matters most: Your results.

Get In Touch

Lewis Kennedy Associates
PO Box 3257
Portland, OR 97208

Office: 503.236.4840
Toll Free: 866.972.4999
FAX: 503.236.4898

Nova Hamar, CFRE

Becky Chinn
Partner & Creative Director