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Stephen Broyles

Adjunct Lecturer

  • Community, Administration & Policy Practice, Social Work
  • School of Social Work


Stephen A. Broyles has 30 years of experience working with faith and community-based organizations and is a national expert in nonprofit capacity building and coalition building. He currently serves as the president of The Magi Group, a technical assistance and capacity building consulting firm that specializes in improving community and faith-based nonprofits that provide health and human services.  He has conducted technical assistance efforts for the Administration for Children and Families, the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the Office on Women's Health, the Detroit Department of Human Services, the Detroit Health Department, the DC Department of Humans Services, the DC Child and Family Services Administration, the Morehouse School of Medicine, the DC Department of Health, the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development, Indian Health Services, and has generated over $35.4 million in grant and unrestricted funding for nonprofits through various nonprofit and private sector partnerships.  At the age of 26, he became one of the youngest directors in the NAACP and led three divisions within the 55,000 member Detroit Branch NAACP, the largest branch in the national organization. He developed and coordinated programs for the Detroit Urban League, the International Center for Injury Prevention, and Ford Motor Company

He directed numerous initiatives addressing health disparities in minority populations and has served as a national trainer for CSAT focusing on issues of HIV/AIDS, infectious disease, and the co-occurrences of substance abuse and mental health. He has led efforts that successfully built the capacity of HIV/AIDS organizations in the District of Columbia and assisted in the pilot of the national Access to Recovery (ATR) substance use treatment program. He coordinated the technical assistance for over 30 SAMHSA faith and community-based collaborations nationwide to reduce substance use and improve mental health services. He assisted the White House Office of Faith and Neighborhood Partnerships to increase the enrollment of participants in the Affordable Care Act. He partnered with the DC Office of Partnerships and Grant Services (OPGS) to create and secure funding for the Strengthening Community Fund project which created economic development opportunities for the unemployed/underemployed in the District. He partnered with OPGS to create a grant writing series that has increased nonprofit funding in DC by $4.3 in 3 years and developed and secured funding for ExportDC, the first program in the District to increase the number of small businesses that export. He works in partnership with the Sanford Institute and the Howard School of Business to develop the 2019 Fundraising Academy Accelerated Training to provide fundraising education and outreach to build the capacity of nonprofit organizations Metro DC area.  He assisted in the creation of the Michigan Partnership to Prevent Gun Violence and piloted America's Promise Child Seat Safety Program for General Motors. He also managed Peer Techincal Assistance to States, tribes, localities, and other TANF stakeholders seeking to improve overall quality and effectiveness of services to TANF recipients. 

He received a Bachelors in Psychology and a Bachelors in Sociology in 1994, as well as a Masters of Public Health and a Masters of Social Work in 1996 from the University of Michigan.