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A blog for those interested in what affects, motivates and drives the New York City Nonprofit Sector — written by CRE’s crackerjack consulting team. We hope you use this space to share your thoughts, ask questions and engage in conversations about our city, social justice and the nonprofit sector.

External Evaluation Praises CRE

CRE Technical Assistance Makes a Difference: Evaluation from Fund for New Citizens “...CRE’s ability to serve as a “utility infielder”—servicing management needs in several areas at once—was key to grantees’ success.”

The above citation is from a recent evaluation of an initiative run by The Fund for New Citizens in which CRE was widely praised for its consultants’ knowledge and skills. Not surprisingly, CRE’s consulting team is very proud of these findings as well as the validation the report gives of the benefits to organizations of investments in capacity building.   Read more >>

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