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Consultant + Researcher + Writer

About Michael

About Michael.

I’m a consultant to nonprofits with an emphasis on research. I help with things like field impact assessment, program evaluation, and strategic planning. I also research and write investment prospectuses for use with major donors. I served as the executive director of a thriving nonprofit in Singapore, have worked as a professional researcher for 30 years, and have written and published 180+ articles and book contributions in the field.

Recently, many organizations have been asking for my help with outcomes-based evaluation (OBE). Outputs are the things you do. Outcomes are the changes you hope will happen in peoples’ lives as a result of the things you do. It’s easy to measure outputs. It’s harder to measure outcomes, but way more important. OBE requires research, and that’s where I come in.

Contact me to start a conversation about how I might help your nonprofit thrive and change the world.

Learn more about Michael here.

Things I do.


Outcomes-Based Evaluation: Workshop

How to Measure Results so as to Serve Well and Attract Major Funding

Learn more here.


Field Impact Assessment Design

To What Extent Are You Are Achieving Your Mission?

Learn more here.


Investment Prospectus

An Effective Tool for Nonprofits to Use with Major Donors

Learn more here.


Program Evaluation

To Serve Well, and to Attract Funding, Assess the Results of Your Work

Learn more here.


Theory of Change: Workshop

To Understand this Valuable Tool and Get Practice in Creating One

Learn more here.

Michael is also a gardener. The pictures are from his Oregon garden.