The Build Up Companies strengthen the governance, grant making, and organizational structuring of brave systems-change grant makers to transform life outcomes for vulnerable and historically marginalized communities.

The Build Up Companies

The Build Up Companies are a federated group of companies comprised of Build Up Advisory Group, The Campbell Law Firm, and Build Up, Inc., focused on interrupting cycles of injustice and inequity for vulnerable and historically marginalized communities.

Build Up Advisory Group

Build Up Advisory Group supports brave nonprofits and philanthropies to scale their impact by strengthening their governance, grant making, and organizational structuring.

We provide management consulting and advice grounded in our Brave Infrastructure Design®:

  • Governance
  • Grant Making and Management
  • Organizational Structuring
  • Charitable Giving and Investing
The Campbell Law Firm

The Campbell Law Firm is a social-impact law firm that provides advice and high-touch counsel to brave nonprofits, philanthropies, philanthropists, social-impact entrepreneurs, and movements.

Our services Include:

  • General Counsel Retainers
    • Legal Assessment / Planning
    • Ongoing Legal Guidance
  • Nonprofit Formation and Exemption
  • Grant-making Assessments
Build Up, Inc.

Build Up, Inc. is a public charity that acts as a fiscal sponsor and capacity builder for women and Black, Indigenous, and other people of color (BIPOC)-led organizations that are committed to the well-being of historically marginalized communities.

Our services include:

  • Fiscal Sponsorship
  • Incubation
  • Capacity Building
  • Convener and Connector

If you would like to learn more about how we can support your brave vision and work, please...

We do not just talk about strengthening infrastructure; we live and breathe it. We have done the work we advise on, and are practical and creative in our approach.

Our Core Values

Our values guide and inspire everything we do and how we engage with our clients, partners, and each other. Our core values are to be:

  • Brave – we authentically show up according to our values, even if it means that doing so may be more challenging;
  • Ever Learning – we are focused on constant improvement and are always seeking new ways to do our work even better;
  • Excellent – we are in relentless pursuit of excellence through meaningful work and cultivating an environment of “owners” who refuse to tolerate mediocrity; and
  • Relational – we believe that true problem solving happens when there is real communication among the problem solvers; we endeavor to be thought partners with each other, our clients, and our partners.
End Racism Now

I love using my legal training and expertise to help brave philanthropists, philanthropies, and nonprofits build capacity so they have the ability to transform outcomes for vulnerable communities and interrupt cycles of injustice and inequity. If you think bravely, we can help you change the world.

A. Nicole Campbell
A. Nicole Campbell

A. Nicole Campbell - Founder, Build Up Companies

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