It’s Not Just About What We Do. It’s About How We Do It.
Through our services, we help clients design strategy, support implementation, and engage in learning. Though each journey looks different, they share one thing in common: they are not linear. Clients can start their journey at any stage. Because each of our clients are unique, we provide them with bundles of our complementary services, depending on the impact they want to achieve, and where they start their journey.
Design: We help clients understand what they want to achieve and design strategies, programs, investments, organizational systems, and practices to attain those outcomes.
- Theory of change development
- Needs assessments
- Philanthropic program development
- Landscape scans/literature reviews
- Communications strategy
Evaluation: We help clients learn what works for their audiences, so they can shape interventions and learning exchanges that advance social impact.
- Developmental, formative, and summative evaluation
- Program and portfolio evaluation
- Mixed-methods data collection
- Social network analysis
- Culturally responsive evaluation
Capacity Building: We help clients strengthen the capacity of those who can make a difference in communities.
- Evaluation training
- Communities of practice/learning communities
- Leadership development
- Toolkit development
Technical Assistance: We help clients turn best practices into programs, investments, and community engagement, helping them go from “doing good” to doing even better.
- Program management
- Grantmaking and grants management
- Culturally responsive consultancy
- Data collection support
- Community engagement
Communications: We help clients tell the most important stories about advancing social change.
- Framing and facilitation of thought leadership convenings
- Publication and dissemination of findings
VALUES THAT DEFINE THE JOURNEY OF STRATEGY, LEARNING, AND IMPACT
- We are interdisciplinary professionals, drawing on our backgrounds in a mix of fields, sectors, and methodologies to elevate with excellence cross-cutting lessons from our engagements.
- We remain nimble and flexible, fine-tuning our expertise in design, learning, and implementation as we collaborate with our clients to learn more about the work on the ground.
- We are thought partners and leaders, ensuring that our findings are relevant and actionable – with the purpose of strengthening the philanthropic investment and supporting dissemination and adoption.
- We are culturally responsive practitioners, learning from the perspectives of diverse individuals, so we can deepen the nuance of our findings, advance equity in communities, and sharpen our communications to the field.