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Wilder Research Services

Turning information into impact.

Our work with nonprofits, community leaders, government agencies, foundations, and policymakers provides them with the information they need to understand issues, identify solutions, and inform action to improve lives and communities.

As a community-focused organization, we emphasize a collaborative and flexible approach, informed by sound and innovative methods.

Working with Wilder Research

Our experienced in-house staff of nearly 100 researchers, data collection and analysis, web and application development, and communications and graphic design specialists provide a full range of services to meet your needs. A project manager will work with you to identify and implement a plan that gets you the information you need to help you understand what’s working and what’s not, make effective changes, raise funds, and influence policy.

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Developing a Plan for Minnesota’s System Serving Children who are Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing

The Minnesota Commission of the Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing (MNCDHH) advocates for communications access and equal opportunity with Minnesotans who are deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing. A key to the Commission’s success is th...More about this story »