Free Range is a purpose-driven innovation and storytelling consultancy.
We combine a disciplined approach to unlocking innovation with the principles of creative storytelling to accelerate the work of visionary nonprofits, social enterprises and businesses.
For nearly 20 years, we’ve seen change happen at the intersection of bold ideas, great stories and empowered people. To make that change happen, we partner with our clients to reimagine their work, build meaningful brands, and activate people to do good.
Our clients are leading organizations working across education, sustainability, and economic opportunity. Together, we’re building a future where everyone thrives. Let’s get to work.
INSIGHT + INNOVATION
We work with you to define opportunities and generate ideas that will advance your work. By understanding your context and audiences, we uncover the insights that will inform a roadmap for bringing innovative solutions to life.
Capabilities: User Research, Landscape and Market Analysis, Go-to-Market Strategy, Business Model Design, Ecosystem Innovation, Product and Service Innovation, Digital Strategy, User Testing
STORYTELLING + DESIGN
We believe stories have the power to bring people together and inspire them see the world differently. That’s why we build brands and interactive experiences that place the human experience at the center.
Capabilities: Brand Strategy, Visual Identity and Brand Messaging, Marketing and Communications Strategy, Integrated Campaigns, Digital Design (UX/UI) and Development, Video
LEARNING + ACTIVATION
We specialize in expanding people’s capacity to make lasting change. We create tools and learning experiences to equip people to think in new ways, take purposeful action, and connect with others to build movements for good.
Capabilities: User Engagement, Learning Experience Design, Course and Content Creation, Trainings and Workshops, Multi-stakeholder Engagements, Partnership and Fundraising Strategy
AMPLIFY is an innovation engine for organizations to effectively use their dollars to take advantage of immediate opportunities and test assumptions. The insights and outcomes are immediately actionable in the market and designed to lay the foundation for your organization’s future success.
To learn more, download a copy of our AMPLIFY booklet here.
To see the way forward, we start by taking a close look at the context for your audiences, organization and market. We look between the lines, below the surface, and in the cracks to find the insights that will create the best opportunity for you.
Armed with core truths, counterintuitions and uncovered insights, we work together to explore the most effective, strategic directions for your needs. We think big in this phase, but also hone in on the most promising opportunity you can make real in the near term.
It’s not enough to dream big and explore. We like to ground ourselves in reality. We partner with you to map out a strategy for the road ahead and create the right mix of execution and improvisation to ensure a successful launch.
Everything we create together is meant to be tested and refined. We’ll learn a lot after we launch, and together we’ll confirm some of our assumptions while we revise others. This is essential as we look to build the best possible future for your organization.
How we work with you.
Fee-for-service, retainer and royalty/equity arrangements.
Organizations or business units spanning for-profit, NGO, and government sectors around the globe.
Consumer goods and foods, education, environment and climate, health and wellness, human rights and civic engagement, international development, technology and travel.