September 17, 2015 - 9:19am

Cash incentivesIn June, The Improve Group described our experiences using incentives to encourage people to participate in surveys and other evaluation activities. We highlighted the benefits of knowing your audience and attracting their attention.

Community-Responsive Interview
September 16, 2015 - 2:59pm

Interviewing participant for Physicians for PeaceIn fall of 2014, three trends emerged and converged that helped us solidify a direction for the months ahead:

September 16, 2015 - 2:48pm

Inspired by his fall harvest, Evaluator Bear develops an interest in Outcome Harvesting:

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Outcome Haresting
August 27, 2015 - 8:41am

Outcome HarvestingOver the last eighteen months, inspired by the UN Declaration of the International Year of Evaluation, The Improve Group began to deliberately explore two large issues in evaluation:

August 20, 2015 - 3:40pm

On July 23rd, The Improve Group’s Chief Administrative Officer, Samantha Hagel, visited the Minnesota Governor’s Office to discuss practices for addressing the barriers to supported employment for people with disabilities.

Congrats to our 2015 Pro Bono Recipients
July 9, 2015 - 2:10pm

The lmprove Group has selected three organizations to receive pro bono assistance in 2015. We will be working with the following:

P.J Murphy and Jace Riggin seated by computers.
June 29, 2015 - 3:45pm

Through a first time partnership with New Sector Alliance, The Improve Group welcomes two Fellows to our team from the New Sector Summer Fellowships program. New Sector brings together cohorts of early career professionals to pursue their commitment to working in the social sector. Fellows are provided with training, mentorship and coaching support, and are able to build upon their work experience through partnerships with organizations like ours.

June 25, 2015 - 9:33am

Incentive (noun)

  1. Something that incites or tends to incite to action or greater effort, as a reward offered for increased productivity.

Pay it Forward Incentive

June 25, 2015 - 9:03am

Most research organizations relish the opportunity to work with a program long enough to witness its profound effects on a community, or even an entire state. The Improve Group has had this privilege through our partnership with many grantees of the Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP) in Minnesota.

The Improve Group Logo
June 3, 2015 - 2:22pm

The Improve Group gives back and gives thanks for 15 years of helping others make a greater impact in their communities. Leah Goldstein Moses founded The Improve Group in 2000 with a vision to improve mission-driven programs and organizations. Fifteen years later, her vision remains strong and is shared by the dedicated staff at The Improve Group.