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Research and Evaluation...
Organizations have to be able to measure the impact of their work and effort. The Center’s staff has over 25 years of combined experience designing and implementing comprehensive organizational, systems, and programmatic evaluation. The Center helps ensure that appropriate evaluation occurs at multiple levels. The Center has successfully conducted research and evaluation projects that range from simple, one-dimensional program evaluation to complex, systems - reform efforts. The Center has a proven record of conducting research and evaluation for a variety of organizations and programs.

Surveys...
Organizations rely upon the Center to create, administer, analyze, and develop reports on a variety of surveys. These include traditional paper surveys, telephone surveys, and internet based surveys. The Center’s skilled staff is adept at designing valid survey questions to gather the pertinent information that organizations need from their respective customers, staff, and the public. Additionally, the Center can adapt an existing survey instrument to meet your organization’s needs.

Organizational Development and Planning for Impact...
Organizations help others when they have a clear sense of where they are going and what impact they want to make. The Center offers comprehensive organizational development, strategic planning, facilitation, and consultative services. The Center’s skilled facilitators and consultants are able to design group processes that meet the needs of the customer. The Center’s basic philosophy is one of participatory decision-making.

Grant Writing...
Organizations that are successful have developed a strategic funding plan. Our staff will examine the organization’s plan of work and assist in the development of the Resource Plan. The Center’s expert grantwriters can help identify and pursue funding. We believe that organizations should pursue funding that is appropriate and consistent with the mission and purpose of the organization. The Center’s grant writing services are responsible for millions of dollars in grant awards for our clients