Hello! I'm Chaka Blackman, a business and management consultant who enjoys working with socially-minded businesses. 

My 20+ years of experience working in and with non-profits, emerging businesses, and women owned businesses has allowed me to develop unique skill sets that can help your business.

Let's schedule some time to talk about how my team can help your business. 


MBE Consulting 

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Grant Writing

HR Workshops

Chaka BLackman, ​MPA, Dr.BA(c)

Future Focus Consulting is a capacity-building consulting firm that was founded in 2015. We are more than a consulting firm; we have your back! We believe that in order to effectively serve our clients, we must be fluent in their area of need.

We are a certified M/WBE. 


HR Consulting, HR Workshops

We are Day Care Council of New York approved grant writers.


Grant Administration 

Chaka is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Business Administration (Dr.BA) at Temple University. She is a graduate of the Executive MPA program at Baruch College. She has also completed post-graduate training through Columbia University, Community Research Exchange, and the Grant Institute. 

Chaka is a Notary Public commissioned in both New York and New Jersey. She has been an educator for over 20 years, and she currently teaches in the graduate business program at a New Hampshire University. Her current certifications include New York City Department of Buildings and Fire Department of New York Permit Filing Representative and OSHA certified professional. She is also a certified CLASS Pre-K Observer. 

Her professional memberships include the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and the National Notary Association (NNA).

Grant Writing, Project Management

Executive Mentoring, Non-Profit Consulting