Relevant, Practical, Cost-effective
We can help your organization or collaboration better understand emerging trends; identify needs and solutions at the policy, community, and program level; measure your effectiveness; and increase public awareness of issues you care about. Whatever your needs, we will work closely with you to ensure a high-quality product that is meaningful, non-partisan, and will best serve the communities with whom you work.
Research and Planning
Our research and planning services include consultation and technical assistance, community assessments,
social indicator analysis and benchmarking, demographic and social trend studies, and opinion surveys. We have specialized expertise in ROI (Return on Investment) studies
that measure the cost and benefits of policies and programs. We also work with organizations to build capacity and to increase service effectiveness.
New! Economic Impact Service Offered
We now have specialized software that allows us to create economic models for local geographies to measures the impact in the local economy of programs such as small business programs, job training, or educational institutions. Learn more
Whether you are a small neighborhood outreach program, a multi-year, multiple-method national initiative, or somewhere between, we can guide you through your entire evaluation process
, or assist you on specific phases. Our knowledgeable staff will work to ensure you have a clear understanding of goals and expectations and that you get the most useful results for your internal and external stakeholders. We can also help your organization to build evaluation capacity.
Reports and Communication
We work closely with our clients to report results in ways that best serve their stakeholders and audiences. Our reports are in easy-to-understand, clear language and often include graphics, dashboards, and maps to convey important information. We can plan or assist your organization with communicating results through presentations, media, events, and webinars.
From client satisfaction surveys to mixed-method approaches for a complex study, our full-service survey center
can ensure you obtain reliable data in a cost-effective way. We offer a full-range of services from conducting focus groups to web-based surveys. We are committed to providing service that is culturally competent and respectful of participants and communities.