Drakeford, Scott & Associates, LLC is a "Community-Minded" Development Consulting Firm. We specialize in non-profit consulting,business development, and motivational speaking. We offer proposal development, relationship development, strategic planning, organizational structure development, development plans and partnership development.



We help build and sustain organizations by providing consulting, coaching and training through one or more cycles of planning, program development, and evaluation at an affordable price. We believe that small organizations need and deserve the same quality of expert support as large, wealthy corporations.
With over 80 years of combined experience and 23 million dollars raised...Drakeford, Scott & Associates L.L.C. should be in your plan for success.

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Derrick Drakeford, MPA
Chief Executive Officer
Drakeford, Scott and Associates, LLC

Government Contracts Office
9701 Apollo Drive, Suite 301
Largo, MD 27704
(301) 322-1700 Phone
Direct: 919.360.1053
Fax: 202.318.1408

North Carolina Office
4900 HWY 55 Suite 160-195
Durham, NC 27713



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Clients Served:


Doctors Community Hospital, Bowie State University, The Maryland Center, Tim Adams of SA-Tech, The Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation, Veterans Empowering Veterans, UNC-Charlotte, The Center for Adolescent and Adult Services, Preferred Nursing Services, The Franklin County Foundation, Open Arms Community Church, My Goal Our Mission, Historically Minority Colleges and Universities Consortium of North Carolina (HMCUC), Shaw University, Duke University, North Carolina Central University, Durham Regional Financial Center, Durham NC, Lincoln Street Community Development Corporation, Durham NC, Forbes Foundation for Youth, Triangle Urban League, Empowerment Media, Jacksonville FL, Southern Hill School, Rachel's House (Group Homes), Windsor, NC, Durham Child Development Center, UDI Community Development Corporation (UDI/CDC), The Give Back Organization, Inc., Long Leaf Opera Company, Chapel Hill NC, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Webbpatterson Communications, Caramore Community, Inc. Chapel Hill NC, Read Seed, Inc., African American Dance Ensemble, Durham, Chavis Community Center, Raleigh, STAR Foundation, Durham, Afrocentric Issues & Social Concepts, M-Powerhouse, Durham NC, The Raw Choice/ EVO Foundation, Joshua Hands, Inc. , Alamance NC, Clarence E. Lightner Endowment Fund, Raleigh NC, North Carolina Leadership Institute Foundation, Versenia Tours, Triangle Youth Employment Support Center, NCCU MPA Program, Sweet Ivory Inc., Dynamic Sports Group Raleigh, NC, Ecclesia community Development Corporation, Collinís Exxon, Bull City Community Development Corporation, Superlatives Fine Foods L.L.C., Joshua Hands Inc., Orange County, NC, New Heights, Bowie Xpress, Steppingstones Management Services L.L.C. (Washington D.C.), NeighborWorks America (Washington D.C.) Delegate Gerron Levi, Mechanic and Farmers Bank, Maryland State House of Representatives, The Baltimore Urban League, The U.S. Department of Justice, True Health Care, Fayetteville NC, Triangle Champions Track Club, Swish Sports & Education Foundation, Columbia, S, Baltimore City Chamber of Commerce, Prince Georgeís Community College, Prince Georgeís Financial Services Corporation, Spiritual Empowerment Center (Baltimore, MD), William Seymour College (Maryland), The Douglas Thompson Community Outreach Center (Lumberton, NC), The Tyler Center (Raleigh, NC), Tekoa Charter School (Texas), CUSH Foundation (Texas), Let Music Live, Inc. (Kentucky), Maryís Kids Foundation (Winston-Salem, NC), Bowie Xpress, Emerging Minds Foundation (MD), The Maryland State General Assembly, NeighborWorks America (Washington, DC), Seat Pleasant CDC, The University of Maryland at College Park, East District Family Resource Center (Richmond, VA)

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