Advancing Social Change, Health, Education, Climate Solutions, Research, Agriculture & Science Worldwide

Advancing Worldwide

Burness is a global team of communications experts supporting nonprofits and the people they serve.

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Whether from our Nairobi or Bethesda offices, we’re committed to supporting the changemakers of the world, and that starts within our own walls. All Burnessers are valued and respected for their particular talents and contributions, welcomed into the process of company decision-making and supported in their personal and professional dreams.

Our Clients

Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH)
Northern Virginia Health Foundation
Adult Vaccine Access Coalition
European Forest Institute
Afterschool Alliance
International Association for the Study of Pain
International Partnership for Microbicides
Aurum Institute
Aspen Institute's New Voices Fellowship
Climate and Land Use Alliance
Vital Healthcare Capital
Kansas Reading Roadmap
National Opinion Research Center (NORC)
University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute
Missouri AfterSchool Network
Vital Strategies
African Agriculture Technology Foundation (AATF)
Bloomberg Philanthropies
Community Catalyst
Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR)
George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication
Alexander Soros Foundation
Institute for Transportation & Development Policy
Gene Editing Institute
NYU School of Medicine
Rights and Resources Initiative
Ford Foundation
International Livestock Research Institute
The Women In Military Service For America Memorial
Village Enterprise
Partners in Health
American Heart Association
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
American Association for the Advancement of Science
International Women's Health Coalition
Greater Washington Community Foundation
Wilder Research
Crop Trust
Clinical Research Forum
Cadasta Foundation
University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health
American Cancer Society
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Greenwall Foundation
Josiah Macy Foundation
Physical Activity Research Center
Christiana Care Health System
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)
Access To Nutrition Index
Project ECHO
Lieber Institute for Brain Development
Mayday Fund
American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Childhood Obesity Intervention Cost-Effectiveness Study (CHOICES)
Segal Family Foundation
Aspen Institute College Excellence Program
Helmsley Charitable Trust
Global Health Technologies Coalition (GHTC)
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
ChangeLab Solutions
Commonwealth Fund
Duke University
Women's Fund of East Tennessee
University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)
Center for Sharing Public Health Services
Institute for Clinical and Economic Review