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Apply now: Pro bono Research Opportunity for Nonprofits


Wilder Research is inviting applications from culturally specific organizations to collaborate on community-initiated pro bono research and evaluation.

This work will support culturally specific organizations’ needs by providing useful, actionable research and evaluation services at no cost.

If your organization needs research and evaluation assistance to inform your work, please complete the application below.

Apply by October 10, 2023. 


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    Since 2015, Wilder Research has dedicated funding to support research projects with culturally specific organizations or organizations working to meet the needs of communities of color and other communities (e.g., LGBTQ+, specific disability communities).

    This collaborative effort will result in information your organization can use to inform your work, improve programs, or report to funders. Wilder Research looks forward to developing a relationship with your organization, learning about your community, responding to emerging needs, and increasing accessibility of quality research and evaluation consultation.

    Pro bono research application

    Please apply by October 10, 2023 at 5 pm.

    It is not necessary to have a fully planned research or evaluation project in mind. We will work with selected applicants to develop a full plan for the project. Please do your best to describe what it is that your organization would benefit from, and if possible, how Wilder Research’s services might meet your organization’s needs.

    You will not be able to save this application and return to it later. Please make sure your responses are complete before clicking Submit. You will also receive a copy of your submission. 

    Questions? Contact Julia Miller at or 651-280-2744.

    Please limit your response to 150 words or less.
    What is your organization hoping to learn or gain? Please limit your response to 350 words or less.
    How would this project be beneficial to your organization? Please limit your response to 350 words or less.
    How did you hear about this opportunity?