Areas of Expertise

Diversity and
Equity

SPR’s Diversity and Equity work emphasizes approaches that recognize the assets and challenges of diversity and culture differences, as well as prioritizing the goal of self-determination for diverse individuals and communities. Learn more

Effective
Philanthropy

SPR has extensive experience working with Foundations to assess the impact of grantmaking portfolios, programs, and initiatives. Learn more

Education

SPR’s work in education research is intended to directly support funders, policymakers, and practitioners make informed decisions about their investments. Learn more

Human
Services

SPR works with a range of populations who receive human services, including aging individuals, justice-involved adults and youth, and families seeking childcare. Learn more

Children &
Youth

SPR’s portfolio of work includes conducting multi-level evaluations of major national youth initiatives, capturing best practices and lessons learned from innovative youth programs around the country, and developing comprehensive frameworks to measure youth development, program, and community outcomes. Learn more

Workforce
Development

SPR has spent two decades studying federal, state, and local initiatives aimed at improving the efficiency of the labor market and ensuring that workers, particularly those who are dislocated or low-income, gain the skills they need to be productive. Learn more


For more information about SPR’s work or to discuss potential projects, please contact:

Andrew Wiegand

Andrew Wiegand

President, CEO, and Principal

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