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, board governance, and program sustainability planning that leads to stronger organizations and more positive change in our communities.



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Nonprofit Capacity-Building

Stronger organizations


Program Sustainability

Lasting impact

Program Planning


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Upcoming Events

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Intro to Impact Measurement
Pennysylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
February 25, 2022

Liberating Structures for Board & Staff Meetings
April 28, 2022


Engage Your Collaborators with Data Parties
June 16, 2022


Nonprofit Capacity Lab
Vantage Point
March 30, 2022
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Michigan Evaluation Association
Conference Keynote
May 13, 2022


Conference Keynote
DC Consortium Student Conference on Evaluation & Policy
April 1, 2022


Board Governance
Lake Country Art Gallery
May 2022


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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