Research

At Achieve, our research seeks to generate not only explanations, but also deeper meaning and understanding. Through mixed-methods approaches, we help you understand and activate your donors, volunteers and employees, giving you the actionable knowledge and data you need to grow your audience and workforce.

We go beyond analyzing the data and interpret the findings to tell a story and inspire direction.

 

How we do it:

Surveys • Interviews • Messaging/Design Testing • Focus Groups • Behavior Tracking • Usability Testing

 

Want to learn more about your audience? Let’s have a conversation about whether our research services could be a good fit for your organization.

The Millennial Impact Project

As the largest generation in the country and the workplace, millennials are in an unprecedented position to have an impact on how nonprofits and businesses alike approach cause work engagement. So how does this generation think about and act for causes?

Dance Kaleidoscope

In order to grow its supporters and draw in a younger audience, Indiana’s longest-running professional contemporary dance company needed to understand its current donor base and how to best communicate with them.

Millennial Voices

If companies and organizations in cities want to engage Millennials as the next generation of successful business, nonprofit and community leaders, they must first learn to better understand their Millennial preferences.

Technology

We build research-backed strategy and creative for your mission, and we implement that strategy through our TrustedPartner and RacePartner technology solutions. As your technology partner, we take pride in your mission, providing you with the vital tools, knowledge and support that help you expand and excite your audience.

 

How we do it:

Custom Website Design/Development • Client Support/Training • Integrated Fundraising

 

Want to grow your digital presence? Let’s have a conversation about whether our comprehensive technology solutions, TrustedPartner and RacePartner, could be a good fit for your organization.

The Giant Race Series

With only three full-time employees, the Giant Race Series needed a custom solution that would include all of the required features and provide an easy and efficient registration process.

Alzheimer's Community Care

Alzheimer’s Community Care is dedicated to raising local and national awareness for their cause, and it’s vital that they have the tools necessary to reach multiple generations of patients and caregivers.

BOCA Helping Hands

As a local supplier of food, medical, financial and self-sufficiency assistance, Boca Helping Hands needed a professional, well-maintained website to raise awareness and donations for their cause.

Marketing

Through research, an informed strategy and a creative edge, we help you increase your capacity for marketing and fundraising through powerful messaging and design. Our talented team of writers, designers and developers brings your organization’s story to life in a way that inspires and motivates your audience to take action.

 

How we do it:

Lead Generation • Google Grant Strategy & Management • SEO • Content Strategy & Development • Retargeting Campaigns • Social Media Strategy & Management • Email Marketing Automation • Custom Landing Page Development • PR • Google Analytics Optimization • Marketing/Fundraising Collateral

 

Want to stand out from the crowd? Let’s have a conversation about whether our creative services could be a good fit for your organization.

MCON

With the launch of The Millennial Impact Project in 2010 and the ever-growing millennial generation, a need arose to produce an event that would launch the research and convene thought leaders from a range of organizations, causes and sectors.

Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte

Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte sought to increase their marketing and fundraising capacity through a comprehensive, multichannel year-end campaign.

Carleton University

To promote its largest-ever capital campaign, Carleton University sought the creative direction of Achieve for all fundraising assets, a strategic plan and brand standards guide to individual solicitations, digital graphics and more.

Strategy

We work with organizations across the country to test and develop strategies, fundraising and marketing efforts and awareness campaigns that will make your cause or event stand out while motivating your constituents. Combining what we uncover about your organization’s needs with our industry knowledge, we establish and execute data-driven strategies that put you in the best position possible to realize your goals.

 

How we do it:

Constituent & Millennial Engagement • Fundraising Strategy • Brand Development • Program Design/Scale • Organizational Development • Consulting • Multichannel Campaign Copy/Design • A/B Testing • UX/UI Design and Testing • Thought Leadership Pieces

 

Want a stronger emotional connection with your audience? Let’s have a conversation about whether our strategy services could be a good fit for your organization.

Velocity Pittsburgh

In 2015, The Benter Foundation, in partnership with the Forbes Funds, approached Achieve to help increase the fundraising knowledge and skill set of Pittsburgh area nonprofits, creating the Velocity program.

Carleton University

In fall 2015, Carleton University launched the largest capital campaign in the University’s history. Carleton partnered with Acheive to validate the campaign brand and positioning statement through research, strategy and creative development.

Indiana Humanities

Indiana Humanities has been dedicated to creating a fundraising program that focuses on program participants, first-time donors and corporate engagement. Achieve crafted a development and stewardship plan to help reach these goals.