IMPACT Planning Council

IMPACT Planning Council advances community health and human services through objective planning, evaluation and research.

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A goal without a plan is just a wish.
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
A goal without a plan is just a wish.

IMPACT Planning Council


IMPACT Planning Council works in partnership with community leaders, decision makers, and service providers that are committed to improving the well-being of residents in Southeastern Wisconsin. Our role is to determine best practices; conduct research; evaluate data; and, assemble stakeholders to address issues such as substance abuse, poverty, public health, violence prevention, diversity, teen pregnancy, infant mortality and mental health.

Our skills and experience in community planning, research and evaluation are dedicated to human service system improvement. The information, data and recommendations that IMPACT Planning Council generates is useful for nonprofits, government agencies, businesses, foundations, policy-makers and the community-at-large.

Community Planning

  • Coalition / Partnership Building
  • Community Engagement
  • Listening Sessions
  • Meeting Facilitation
  • Program Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Pilot Projects
  • Theory of Change Development
  • Visioning
  • Wiki Creation for Online Collaboration

Research Analysis

  • Survey Design, Implementation and Analysis
  • Focus Group Facilitation
  • Key Informant Interviews
  • Needs Assessments
  • Program Theory Development
  • Service Utilization Descriptions
  • SPSS
  • Service Directory Creation
  • Technical Assistance


  • Cross-site Evaluations
  • Federal and Other Grant Evaluation
  • Outcome/Logic Model Development
  • Program Fidelity Documentation
  • Monitor Effectiveness of Initiatives


Kathleen Pritchard, PhD – Vice President of Planning & Evaluation
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