Anne Lezak of ADL Consulting and Project Manager for the Building a Better Vermont Project, shared this July, 2011 report from the TCC Group with Common Good Vermont on how R&D activates program innovation and improvement in the nonprofit sector.
The report is worth a read for anyone interested in improving nonprofit effectiveness using innovative techniques based on R &D.
Produced by the TCC Group, who for over 30 years have provided strategic planning, program and grants management, evaluation, and capacity-building services to foundations, nonprofit organizations, corporate community involvement programs, and government agencies. In the briefing below, the group explains their finding that R & D is about innovation is not about trying to create something brand new,and it is not about evaluating a finished product or service.
Read the full report