Effective Nonprofits. Stronger Communities.


Community Solutions assists nonprofit organizations to deliver their programs and services more effectively, efficiently, and sustainably.  We build capacity in evaluation and performance measurement, strategic and program planning, and program sustainability planning that leads to stronger organizations and more positive change in our communities.



Ensure your programs are on track and effective

Program Planning

Start your programs on the right track.


Increase your knowledge and skills

Sustainability Planning

Ensure your program impact lasts


Upcoming Events

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Sustainability: The Forgotten Evaluation Dimension?
AEA Nonprofit & Foundations TIG
September 15, 2021


Making Your Evaluation Findings Sticky
Evaluation Association of St. Louis
October 7, 2021


Building Your Nonprofit’s Capacity With Nonprofit Lifecycles
Online webinar
October 26, 2021


Developing Multiple Business Lines
AEA Independent Consulting TIG
September 23, 2021


Engage Your Collaborators with Data Parties 
Société Québécoise d’Evaluation de Programme
October 29, 2021
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Using Liberating Structures Techniques in Evaluation
Online Webinar
October 27, 2021
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Nonprofit Lifecycles Self-assessment
Vantage Point
October 5, 2021


Data Parties: Something New for Your Evaluation Toolbox?
American Evaluation Association Conference 
November 2, 2021
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Free Resources

Free Resources

Tip sheets and other innovative resources for nonprofits and evaluators that are practical, relevant, and something you can use immediately in your day-to-day work.

Evaluation Glossary App

It’s back! An evaluation glossary app for iPhone and Android. Quickly search for terms alphabetically or by broad category and view their definition.

Evaluation Podcast

A podcast by evaluators for evaluators!


Two popular videos on System Thinking and Evaluation and What Evaluation Can Do For You.

Mobile Learning

A tablet-based course in evaluation designed specifically for senior decision-makers to quickly increase their understanding of how evaluation can make them more effective.

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