serenbe_businessesHelping you plan and develop civic programs and facilities for your community with special emphasis on arts and culture in new urban settings.
  • Creating Community
  • Community Cultural Planning
  • For Architects
  • For Town Founders
  • General Management Services & Counsel
  • Creating the Best Arts Center for Your Community
  • Fundraising Feasability
  • Financial Planning
  • Non-Profit Capacity Building

Creative Placemaking

Smart placemaking attracts talent and commerce necessary to compete in today's competitive and creative economy. tg2 has an extensive, successful record of defining and building capital in new urban communities and municipalities nation-wide. Today, people want to live near their job, shopping, arts and culture, and entertainment and recreational destinations. tg2 successfully transforms visions into distinct and thriving places.

Arts & Culture

Tomlinson-Graham Group assists visionaries. Cultural planning for communities; strengthening a single organization or a region's nonprofit arts continuum; helping to define, research, plan & implement a major civic project; building, readying, opening and managing new or renovated cultural facilities & venues. tg2 has been a part of several highly-regarded communities and their cultural, economic and promotional initiatives, venues, attractions and tourism across America. tg2 is joined by regional and industry leaders in cost accounting, architecture, construction management, acoustics, fundraising, talent acquisition, urban planning, and more, as needed.

Stonger Nonprofits

tg2 Principals and associates all have CEO-level experience. Principals Tom Tomlinson and John Graham have a combination of more than 80 years of nonprofit executive leadership of regionally and nationally recognized arts and educational institutions. Nonprofit organizations and municipal governmental agencies benefit from CEO-level counsel. tg2 offers seasoned, practical management and consulting expertise that navigates today's complex issues, custom-fitting solutions to meet client needs.

tg2 - Arts & Cultural Planning for:

Creative Placemaking - Stronger Nonprofits - Better Buildings
  • Branding
  • Public Arts Programs
  • Creative Placemaking
  • Planning
  • Financial & Philanthropic Assessment
  • Feasibility & Capacity Building
  • Cultural & Creative Community Planning
  • Program Services
  • Urban Planning
  • Design & Owner Representation
  • Project Management
  • Cultural Facilities Development
    (including design and management)
  • Consulting
  • Organizational Change
  • Executive Search & Interim Management
  • Strategic Planning