We know knowledge is power. Therefore, we work in partnership with clients to generate knowledge that is positioned for social justice, equity, and returning power to those who have been disenfranchised.

We coach, train, and support nonprofits, governments, foundations, and corporate CSRs in designing programs, demonstrating impact, and getting data working for them.

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Strategic. Responsive. Results.


Dr. Porter brings over 20 years of experience in research and

using data in leading local change initiatives across service sectors.


Maryfrances has been a long-time strategic partner with the Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE). She's trained our members on all aspects of organizational and program evaluation, and she's been a true consulting partner. Whether working with CNE staff to help local coalitions increase their impact or co-authoring our collaboration Roadmap, she's dedicated, personable, professional and extremely knowledgeable.
Cristine Nardi, Executive Director
Cristine Nardi, Executive Director
Center for Nonprofit Excellence