Nonprofit conversations about evaluation are expanding into broader notions of knowledge itself as a strategic investment.

Engaged philanthropy requires foundations to be self-aware and transparent about their position, privilege, and intentions in social change.

Addressing structures of inequity calls us to develop knowledge through both reflection and action.

Program decisions require data that is short-term and fluid; The learning for initiative impact is long-term and contextual.

Knowledge development for change connects policy and practice learning to our values and shared visions of the future.

KD2Change offers social science services for community groups and nonprofit organizations,
philanthropic investors, collaboratives, service agencies, issue networks and initiatives.
No project is too big or too small. We assemble our team to meet your goals.
We tailor our scope to meet the size and complexity of your approach and budget.

KD2 Red bucket

Knowledge Opportunity Scanning and Development

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KD2 Green bucket

Knowledge Practice Building — Coaching, Webinars, Workshops, and Courses

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KD2 Blue bucket

Engaged Inquiry Design and Facilitation

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KD2 Yellow bucket

Research Design, Demonstration and Partnership

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Current Activity

KD2Change unveils new Knowledge Opportunity Scanning process! Created to support organizations in deepening or even starting a knowledge integrated approach to change strategy.


Just Released!  Fairfield County’s Community Foundation — Fund for Women & Girls releases first ever Landscape Analysis. Knowledge Designs to Change introduces a lifecycle understanding of supports within a knowledge network for women.


Announcing new partnership! is a commitment to learning, working, and acting together to support civic engagement, democracy, and equity.

Our first step was to hear what matters to folks working on social change around the state.

To learn more about our survey findings, go to