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For more than 10 years, Root Cause has worked with nonprofit clients to develop plans that rigorously examine current and potential revenue markets to ensure that financial models are based on more than ambition.
As a result of Root Cause’s engagement, CHHCS now has a clear path and tools to attract new funders. Our process helped guide CHHCS to think about their services, and strategy in a new way.
Root Cause provides an introduction to business planning and leads readers through a four-step process for creating an actionable business plan.
Our passion: data, evidence, & high performance. Foundations, nonprofits, & governments partner with Root Cause to discover & act on effective strategies to improve lives faster, smarter, at greater scale.
Andrew Wolk is the founder and CEO of Root Cause. He has consulted with dozens of organizations in all sectors, including Open Society Foundations, uAspire (formerly known as ACCESS), Center for Urban Families, Massachusetts Housing and Shelter Alliance, and State Street Foundation. For more on Andrew's reflections, visit his blog.
I started Root Cause 10 years ago to combine the commitment to public service my grandfather had with the use of data and performance my father practiced into a simple premise—if we better allocate resources towards the performance of organizations pursuing social progress, we will see accelerated improvement in the lives of people across the country.