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Custom Research

Answering Big Questions

Custom research projects help you answer big organizational and industry questions.

Our comprehensive approach ensures you walk away with the data and insights needed to move forward.

  • Customized Key Learning Objectives
  • Qualitative Research
  • Quantitative Research
  • In-depth Research Reports
  • Report Presentations
  • Report-Focused Keynote Speaking

Custom Research Projects

Several of our custom research projects are available to the public. Learn more about those projects below.

Public Projects

Shaping Tomorrow: Younger Donors' Perspectives

This research project was commissioned by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks and examines perceptions and motivations related to charitable giving in Southwest Missouri. The research was specifically focused on if, and how, attitudes toward philanthropy are meaningfully different between those under the age of 40 and those 41+.

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Springfield Women in Technology

This research project was commissioned by Springfield Women in Technology with support from Springfield Tech Council. The study considers the professional experiences, preferences, and motivations of in-office and fully remote technology workers living in Southwest Missouri. The research analysis paid special attention to the differences that exist between male tech professionals and their female or gender-minority peers.

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The State of Manufacturing in Missouri

This research project was commissioned by the Missouri Association of Manufacturers. While much research has focused on manufacturing nationally, this work was the first to be focused specifically on manufacturers in Missouri. The report identifies manufacturers' biggest challenges, their predictions for the next five years, and the strategies and tools they're putting in place to remain successful.

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The Realities of Leading a Nonprofit

This research project was commissioned by the Community Foundation of the Ozarks and is focused on the professional realities faced by nonprofit executive directors and CEOs in Southwest Missouri. The report unpacks these challenges and how these demands contribute to nonprofit leaders' levels of engagement, commitment, and burnout in their roles.