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The Top 10 Reasons Why I Enjoyed Attending “Evaluation 2013”

The Top 10 Reasons Why I Enjoyed Attending “Evaluation 2013”

I recently traveled to Washington, DC for Evaluation 2013, that is, the annual conference of the American Evaluation Association. It was a great trip, filled with networking, new techniques, and resources that I could use to serve my clients better. As I reflected on the event while watching David Letterman last night, I decided that a top ten list might be the best way to commemorate the occasion. Therefore, I bring you: The Top 10 Reasons … Learn more

The Best Parade Ever

The Best Parade Ever

In 2013, I had the honor of attending the National Association of Drug Court Professionals Annual Conference in National Harbor, Maryland. If you’re not familiar with drug courts, I encourage you to learn about them. They provide an innovative and intensive approach blending clinical treatment with criminal justice for substance-abusing offenders. Program evaluation studies, consistently show that these programs create better outcomes, … Learn more

Findings from the Central Virginia Nonprofit Needs Assessment Effort

Findings from the Central Virginia Nonprofit Needs Assessment Effort

What Are The Primary Nonprofit Needs In Central Virginia? In pursuing our mission “to provide tailored and flexible measurement solutions that improve decision-making, enhance efficiency, and demonstrate effectiveness,” Knowledge Advisory Group was engaged by The Partnership For Nonprofit Excellence  to create an objective process for assessing nonprofit resource needs. Participants of this assessment were asked to identify capacity … Learn more

Six Richmond Firms Join Forces To Assist One Nonprofit – In a Big Way

Six Richmond Firms Join Forces To Assist One Nonprofit – In a Big Way

Knowledge Advisory Group has joined the team to provide over $100K of services to a Virginia-based nonprofit organization. The overall effort will provide marketing strategy/implementation, and our contribution will focus on organizational processes and evaluation. Led by creative Richmond-based ad agency Madison + Main, the partners organizations also include is ByteJam, V4 Web, Wythken Printing, and Thinkhaus.  Over 50 proposals have been … Learn more

TSI Receives Virginia’s Fantastic 50 Recognition

TSI Receives Virginia's Fantastic 50 Recognition Congratulations to our friends and colleagues at Transformation Systems Inc. for becoming a part of Virginia's Fantastic 50. This prestigious award is coordinated by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce and recognizes privately owned companies for growth and community citizenship. … Learn more

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