JMA client serving Minnesota veterans receives $2,750 in Walmart Community grants.

Ecolab awards $30,000 to JMA client training youth/young adults for IT careers in St. Paul.

JMA secures $275,000 from DEED Pathways to Prosperity for client training adults for IT careers.

JMA secures a $10,000 grant from Richard Schulze Family Foundation for a Charter School in Minneapolis.

The Schulze Family Foundation awards $10,000 to JMA client in IT workforce training for at-risk youth and minority communities in the Twin Cities area.

JMA client bridging career equity gaps through IT training awarded $20,000 from Travelers Foundation.

JMA client providing environmental protection and education was awarded $5,000 from the Poehler Stremel Charitable Trust.

MDVA awards $20,000 to JMA client serving Minnesota veterans.

JMA secures a $5,000 award from the Walser Foundation for client providing educational scholarships to minority students.

JMA client serving Minnesota veterans receives $5,000 from Frances Curran.

Otto Bremer Trust awards $25,000 to JMA client providing mental health and wrap around services to East Africans in the Twin Cities.

Strategic Development + Creative Communications


JMA offers full development and grant writing services. We are committed to working with your organization through the entire grants process to ensure success.

Events Management

JMA specializes in events that focus on fundraising, outreach and awareness including: Luncheons, Receptions, Galas and Benefits, Cultivation Events.

Capital Campaigns

J. Murphy & Associates provides tailored capital campaign guidance and execution throughout all stages of your expansion, from feasibility to celebration.


We offer more than 20 years of design and strategic communications experience to help you engage and motivate key stakeholders.

Welcome to JMA

J. Murphy & Associates is a professional consulting firm that provides full service development, event management and design services.



“The team at J. Murphy & Associates has elevated our grant writing work and added to our bottom line. They produce well-researched, polished and timely funding proposals. In addition, they have made very good suggestions on new prospective funders.”

Bob Elfstrand – Cristo Rey Jesuit High School