​What We Do

full classroom Develop Leaders We offer a variety of leadership programs that develop effective leaders who are prepared to meet the complex challenges they face in their communities, their social circles, and in today's global organizations.
auditorium with panel on the stage Strengthen Organizations

We connect faculty and graduate students with a variety of nonprofit organizations and philanthropic entities to provide them with the tools necessary to strengthen their organizations.

woman writing notes on flip chart paper on the wall Create Knowledge Through our Caster Center for Nonprofit and Philanthropic Research, we provide research that builds organizational capacity, highlights the state of nonprofits and philanthropy in our region, and informs decisions about our quality of life.

Areas of Expertise:

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Asset mapping

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Benchmarking in original research about the sector

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Convening and facilitation

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Leadership development

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Leadership education on climate change and environmental issues

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Measuring economic health of nonprofit sector

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Needs assessment

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Organizational development

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Program evaluation

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Program design

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Secondary research

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Strategy development