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Data can be a powerful tool to help nonprofits, both large and small, gather information and feedback from clients, guests, audiences, beneficiaries, and even their own board and staff members. However, many organizations are unsure how to collect that data. Creation in Common Senior Associate, Bryn Meyer, offers some tips on how to use a […]

Welcome, Laura!

POSTED ON September 26, 2021

Please join us in welcoming our newest team member — Laura Venhaus! Laura will support Bryn and the team on research and evaluation projects with the Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Humanities Center, and the Schubert Club.  Laura has a broad array of program management, community engagement, data management, and research experience that spans nonprofit […]

Creation in Common Founder and Managing Partner, Carlo Cuesta, discusses how organizations experiencing rapid or unexpected growth can benefit from the work of a cross-functional leadership team.  Why is cross-functional leadership such a focus for Creation in Common right now?  Over the past five years we’ve seen a surprising amount of rapid growth among nonprofits, […]

A Revolutionary New Model: Today’s Harvest

POSTED ON September 26, 2021

Today’s Harvest may look much like any other bright, friendly neighborhood market, but it’s so much more.  Six days a week Today’s Harvest shoppers grab a cart and select from a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, meats, dairy products, and more in a colorful, welcoming store. But this store doesn’t take cash […]

Resilience: Great Plains Food Bank

POSTED ON May 14, 2021

As an organization that’s deeply committed to ending hunger throughout North Dakota and Western Minnesota, Great Plains Food Bank was familiar with trauma and crises. Among the 102,000 people it served, many struggled daily just to survive. And then came the pandemic. Within a week, the non-profit’s client base swelled to 145,000, just as food […]

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