Caster Family Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research

The mission of the Caster Family Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Reseach is to provide research, evaluation and consulting services that help build the capacity of nonprofit and philanthropic organizations.


The Caster Center offers resources and products that are grounded in systematic research and have direct applicability to the field. It also serves as an important training facility that enables doctoral students to directly engage in a variety of Third Sector research projects. The Caster Center works in collaboration and under contract with nonprofit-service and charitable organizations on a wide range of projects.

Mary Jo Schumann, Director


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