Applied Research

The Center for Nonprofit and NGO Studies contracts with government and nonprofit organizations to produce original research with a multi-disciplinary approach, based on current data and sound research methodology such as program evaluations or community needs assessments

  • DeKalb County Nonprofit Study: A scan of national, state, and county secondary data sources, and data collected by a survey of county nonprofit organization. Sponsored by the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership.
  • DeKalb County Mental Health Board Report is sponsored by the DeKalb County Mental Health Board.
  • DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership: Outcomes Study of 2019 examines the outcomes of three specific DCNP initiatives:
    • Provides DeKalb County
    • DCNP Internship Program
    • DCNP training
  • Sponsored by the DeKalb County Nonprofit Partnership.

Current clients include the DeKalb County Regional Office of Education.

Contact Alicia Schatteman, Ph.D., acting director, at 815-753-4410 or aschatteman@niu.edu to discuss research opportunities.

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Center for Nonprofit and
NGO Studies
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nonprofitNGOcenter@niu.edu

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