"The Center for Community Support and Research plays an important role in Wichita State University's Urban-serving Research Mission by linking the university to partners in the region and helping us to integrate into our community in ways that have a positive effect and a tangible outcome."
J. David McDonald PhD, Associate Provost for Research
Wichita State University
Want to determine whether your program or initiative is on the right track and makes a difference for those you serve? The Center for Community Support & Research (CCSR) Research and Evaluation team can assist you with a wide range of research and evaluation services to help you accomplish this goal. CCSR uses a participatory approach in which we consider the organizations with which we work our partners in designing research and evaluation projects. This approach ensures that we're responsive to the needs of the organization while implementing high quality research and evaluations. With the techniques and expertise that we've developed in our 25 years of practice, CCSR can help identify where programs are effectively meeting their goals, and where course correction may be needed.
The success of a program is not just a numbers game. A program can serve a large number of individuals, but still be ineffective in terms of sustainable change. CCSR's Research and Evaluation team looks at the actual need for programs, impact on recipients and resulting changes created in their lives – while also evaluating how programs achieve these results. More and more funders require such evaluation...and organizations and communities gain evidence that they are truly helping those they serve.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, contact:
Tara Gregory, PhD
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