FairVote seeks to improve our democracy through two electoral reforms–ranked choice voting and proportional representation. With these reforms gaining momentum and interest, FairVote needed to articulate a more focused role in a rapidly expanding field. We worked with internal and external stakeholders to define FairVote’s contribution and position in the field, and aligned its resources to deliver on clear, ambitious goals.
Founded in 2006, the Sunlight Foundation played a seminal role in establishing the open data movement in the United States. They approached us in 2018, with a request to rethink their strategy and position in light of changes in the field, including new learning, actors and approaches. We worked with staff to develop and present three new organizational models to the Board.
CNPS partners with the USFS Family Forest Research Center to deliver the TELE program, which offers capacity-building and consulting services to conservation organizations. TELE is a research-based and field tested methodology to engage woodland owners and other audiences to be better stewards of the land.
Open Data Watch works with national statistical offices worldwide to improve the coverage, openness and usefulness of official statistics. We helped this organization to articulate its value proposition and develop programs and services to deliver on that promise. We also helped to launch their flagship product: the Open Data Inventory.
The Transparency and Accountability initiative is redefining what it means to be a donor collaborative. CNPS helped T/AI develop a new organizational strategy (2017-2019) based on learnings from its first five years in operation.