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Wilder Research

Information. Insight. Impact

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Wilder Research helps communities thrive by turning information into impact. Through research and evaluation services, we partner with organizations to measure and improve program effectiveness, identify needs and solutions, and make data-informed decisions that improve lives.

As an independent research unit of the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, we work with nonprofits, foundations, and government entities throughout Minnesota and the country. The need for good research, planning, and data-based decision-making has never been greater. Contact us to talk about the challenges you and your organization face.

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Identify needs and solutions, understand emerging trends, measure your organization’s effectiveness, and increase your impact on issues you care about.
Browse hundreds of Wilder Research publications and download them for free.
Find data and trends on Minnesota, free evaluation resources and tips, and tools to assess your collaboration or initiative.

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Wilder Research announces Telling Queer History and Healing Justice Foundation as pro bono partners

Telling Queer History and Healing Justice Foundation have been selected from 37 organizations that applied for pro bono research and… More about this article »

Listen: Talking Through the Numbers

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Listen to discussions with researchers, community leaders, and service providers to examine pressing issues facing our communities today to offer insight beyond the numbers. 

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