Jane Beup is a relationship and community builder who leverages her diverse skill set, high energy, expertise, and creativity to get results and realize the missions of the organization. Beup co-founded the capacity-building consultancy, MotleyBeup Group in 2006 in Hartford, Connecticut. Working exclusively with nonprofit organizations, Beup quickly and effectively became one with the community of Hartford. She oversaw the firm’s entire scope of service and delivered superior fund development and project management, providing thoughtful and strategic counsel, and enthusiastic leadership. In 2011, Beup independently formed New World Strategy, a creative communications, marketing, and development vehicle serving the nonprofit, private, and municipal sectors in Connecticut, New York, Boston, and Philadelphia. Beup was the founder of Urth Farms, Connecticut’s only urban organic farm, through which she has helped promote urban agriculture and food security, becoming a valued voice on the economic impact of urban farming.
Beup has served on the Board of Directors for Hartford Youth Scholars Foundation, The Knox Foundation, and the Community Health Network Foundation. She also works to advance the Filipino village of Dulangan, her father’s birthplace, where she is committed to developing the community and protecting the environment.
Rajat Gupta and other founders use their personal experiences to strengthen marginalized communities. Rise-N-Step is an organization run by people with personal knowledge and experience with the criminal justice system, criminal justice reform, prison reform, re-entry, and recidivism reduction.
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