Applied Research

Foundations and nonprofits periodically turn to research for help in making decisions about program design, organizational direction, potential initiatives or future investments.

Informing Change provides the following research services:

  • Issue area research and analysis
  • Needs assessments for organizations, programs and initiatives
  • Environmental scans including literature reviews, research, synthesis of population-based data and trend analysis

And we don’t stop there. Informing Change partners with each client to analyze the data, so that staff can confidently use the research to inform strategic decision-making.