Effective strategy begins with a deep understanding of community needs. We help our clients develop community needs assessments that are strategically focused, timely, and designed to produce authentic insights about pressing community needs. We can help you:
Define the scope of the community needs assessment
Analyze quantitative indicators of community health and well-being
Generate qualitative insights about community needs, assets, gaps, and opportunities
Develop community maps that illustrate relationships between community needs and assets
Capture results in a community needs assessment report.
Strategy is a process of defining and refining the goals and strategies for your organization or program. We help our clients design and execute strategies that are focused on delivering value, and adaptable to rapidly changing conditions. We can help you:
Clarify your mission or purpose
Analyze the operating landscape
Identify the community populations you will serve
Specify intended results and key performance indicators
Identify key capabilities and partnerships that will be required for effective execution.
Produce a strategic plan that defines the vision, mission, goals, partners, funders, key actions, key performance indicators, and time horizons.
Team learning and development is essential for delivering effective programs and services. At CHS we use an action learning approach to help teams develop their talent as they are innovating to improve programs and services. We can help you:
In today’s funding environment it is essential to evaluate community impact in order to demonstrate value to partners, funders, and the community. We help our clients develop evaluation approaches that are practical, affordable, and responsive to questions of interest to key stakeholders. CHS can help you:
Identify key audiences for evaluation reporting
Create an efficient evaluation design
Collect and analyze evaluation data
Analyze results to inform organizational learning and program improvement
Report results in ways that demonstrate value to partners, funders, and the community