Metis Associates
Metis Associates
Metis Associates
Metis Associates
Metis Associates
Metis Associates

who we are

Metis Associates, a national research and consulting firm headquartered in New York City, brings over 35 years of experience in evaluation, information technology, and grant development to its work with a wide range of organizations committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of children, families, and communities.
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in focus

Shifting Organizational Culture to Enable Collective Impact

In 2011, the Foundation Strategy Group (FSG) released a seminal article by John Kania and Mark Kramer, which stimulated a much-needed resurgence of social reform initiatives that follow the collective impact paradigm. The concept of collective impact (CI) asserts that multiple, diverse agencies and groups must work together – not in their separate silos –to achieve the shared goal of effective and sustained social reforms...

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president's message

Stanley SchneiderStimulated in part by the Foundation Strategy Group’s seminal article on collective impact (Kania and Kramer, 2011), there has been a much-needed resurgence of place-based social reform initiatives in the past several years. In our May 2013 In Focus we observed that several of the requirements of the collective impact model were embedded within urban-reform programs of the past...

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metis news

Oregon GEAR UPMetis is excited to build on its portfolio of GEAR UP evaluation work by partnering with Oregon GEAR UP, a college readiness initiative implemented in rural communities across Oregon.


Metis StaffEvery December the Metis “family” gathers for its annual meeting and holiday celebration. In addition to staff meetings, professional development workshops, and good cheer, we issue a “call to care”...


Alyssa ByrneCongratulations to Metis Research Assistant Alyssa Byrne, this year’s winner of the Making a Meaningful Difference Award. The purpose of the award, established in 2008 in memory of our colleague, Warren Stewart, is to acknowledge a Metis staff member who has demonstrably improved the quality of life for others.


Camden, NJCamden, NJ Wins Promise Zone Designation…and we helped! In April, the Obama Administration announced the winners of the 2nd round of the Promise Zone competition, designed to give high-poverty rural, urban, and tribal communities tools and strategies to increase economic activity…


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