We create credible processes for understanding the impact of your work.
Knowledge building does more than inform decisions, it maximizes the impact of strategy decisions.
We support organizations and networks in establishing knowledge-generating systems centered in greater equity.
Knowledge is all about making shared meaning that helps ensure your activities promote equity.
We engage with organizations and networks to build the knowledge that energizes equitable change.
Knowledge Development connects both reflection and action to build structures for greater equity.
We connect policy and practice learning to values and shared visions for an emerging and more equitable future.
Knowledge development is a powerful new field based in both past wisdom and exciting new vision.
Energize your equity approach!
KD2Change brings flexible and creative social science approaches to changemakers and change processes. We partner with foundations, intermediaries, and networks involved in philanthropic change initiatives. Together we co-create knowledge efforts that strengthen equity strategies and activate social change.
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Knowledge Design Basics Course!
Changemakers are often overwhelmed, disappointed, or even frustrated with traditional forms of assessment, evaluation, and social research.
We can create a better way!
This course will support you, your organization, members or grantees in embodying a new way of being through knowledge development practice. Explore how you can strengthen strategic decisions that enhance equity and promote a greater sense of ease in navigating the complexities of change efforts.
KD Community of Practice
If you are interested in utilizing the online course to begin a knowledge community of practice or as a targeted development opportunity for staff, network members, or grantees, please contact Angela for more information.
Guide: Data Myths and Truths
To maximize the value of data to social change, we need to be realistic and transparent about what data is and is not.
Report: Strengthening the Arts and Culture Community: A Knowledge Process Report
Sharing how a non-profit intermediary used a knowledge approach to embody the broadest inclusion and equitable change in the region’s arts and culture landscape.
New Offering: Knowledge Opportunity Scanning
Knowledge Opportunity Scanning is a signature targeting process that is a great entry point for groups who want to strengthen or revisit and shift their change strategy. KOS helps you identify the places where focused inquiry, research, documentation, or structured dialogue can move your change strategy to greater impact.
If you answer YES to ANY of the following questions, a Knowledge Opportunity Scan could be right for you!
- Do you believe that the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors should be about equity and change?
- Do you want to strengthen your change strategy?
- Do you lean toward practice-based approaches to learning and growing?
- Do you like the idea that shared meaning-making is at the heart of change?