Sustaining Our Commitment to Equity and Justice

Sustaining Our Commitment to Equity and Justice

Agnew::Beck works alongside communities and organizations to improve safety, vitality, and wellbeing for all people.  We stand against racism: We are committed to listening to and amplifying voices of Black, Indigenous and all People of Color. We are committed to examining our own privilege and lack of racial diversity among our firm’s owners and staff. […]

COVID-19 Update: The Agnew::Beck office is closed, but we are online and working.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our physical offices in Anchorage and Boise are temporarily closed until local restrictions related to the Coronavirus outbreak are lifted. All of our staff are online and working. A::B staff can be reached by email, or by phone at 907-222-5424 for Anchorage, and 208-342-3976 for Boise. For general inquiries, please […]

Agnew::Beck wins AIGA award

Our branding for the City of Soldotna won Honorable Mention in AIGA Alaska’s The BIG One! See the winning entry here…/city-of-soldotna-branding/

Agnew::Beck Boise Office Moves

The Agnew::Beck Boise office recently moved to a new location at 802 West Bannock Street, Suite 803. Stop by, say “hi” and check out the new views!

Agnew:Beck visits prototype in-home water and sewer system in Tok, Alaska

Agnew::Beck traveled with community members from Kivalina and Kongiganak to Summit Consulting Services’ headquarters outside Tok, Alaska as part of the Alaska Water and Sewer Challenge. As part of the current Phase III, Summit is building and testing a prototype in-home water and sanitation system in a model village home. A key feature of the system […]

Agnew::Beck Training Catalog

Agnew::Beck released a catalog that describes the trainings we offer in Leadership + Public Engagement, Program Design, Performance Monitoring + Evaluation, Communications, and Community + Project Planning + Implementation. Visit our Training page to download the catalog.

CILC Receives Grant

Congratulations to Cook Inlet Lending Center, Inc.​ for receiving a grant that will assist many low-to-moderate income households with home ownership. Agnew::Beck is proud to have helped with the grant application process!


The Cook Inlet Tribal Council, on behalf of the Cook Inlet Housing Authority and with technical assistance from Agnew::Beck, was awarded the 2014 ICDBG in the amount of $600,000 for the future development of Creekview Plaza, a multifamily, mixed use affordable housing project in the Muldoon neighborhood.

Nez Perce Tribe Awarded ICDBG

With grant writing technical assistance from A::B, the Nez Perce Tribe was awarded a 2014 ICDBG grant in the amount of $500,000.

Traumatic Brain Injury grant awarded

Agnew::Beck helped put together a grant application for the Traumatic & Acquired Brain Injury Program. The grant was awarded and will bring nearly $1M to Alaska over the next four years, to accomplish the following goals: Increase TBI survivor access to timely and accurate TBI information at points of initial contact. Increase workforce knowledge and capacity […]

A::B analyst published in Environment + Behavior journal

Meghan Holtan, planning analyst at A::B, recently published an article from her master’s work that linked tree canopy to residents’ social health using GIS. While trees and parks have already been shown to improve health outcomes and real estate value, this is the first study of its kind that has linked tree canopy at the […]

KANA awarded a New Access Point Grant

With help from Agnew::Beck, Kodiak Area Native Association was recently awarded a $812,500 “New Access Point” grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to extend health care services to all residents in six communities on Kodiak Island. 

Mat-Su Health Foundation and Agnew::Beck win Public Outreach Award

The Alaska Chapter of the American Planning Association awarded the Public Outreach award to the Mat-Su Health Foundation and Agnew::Beck for the Mat-Su Community Health Needs Assessment: Community Engagement Initiative. Shelly Wade and Sara Boario of the U.S.F.S also shared their experience with youth engagement in forest planning during the annual conference session.  Mayor Sullivan and Lori Schanche also accepted […]

A::B at the APA Idaho Conference

Agnew::Beck presented two sessions at the APA Idaho Conference in October in Idaho Falls! ( Ellen Campfield Nelson gave a highly informative presentation, Graphic Design for Planners, to APA conference attendees that explained the components of graphic design, the tools that designers use in the field, and simple strategies to make every day products more […]

2013 Childhood Obesity & Childhood Health Summit

Agnew::Beck worked with the AK Alliance for Healthy Kids to plan the 2013 Childhood Obesity & Childhood Health Summit. The brought together a broad, statewide coalition of stakeholders interested in reducing childhood obesity and promoting kids’ health in Alaska. Participants had the opportunity to hear from keynote speakers about best practices in obesity prevention and […]

The Rural Outreach Trip

Last week, A::B and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority hosted the Rural Outreach trip in Kodiak, AK. Together, we hosted 22 legislators, legislative staff, and representatives from various DHSS programs. Visitors learned about the strengths, needs and challenges of The Trust’s beneficiary groups in Kodiak and surrounding villages then brainstormed ways to assist these […]

Fairview Block Party

Did you go to the Fairview Block Party on Saturday? You might have seen our associate Meghan – she stood out (and up)! Fairview is working on a comprehensive plan and got some great input from the community at the booth!