About Us

Our Expertise

Midwest Evaluation offers a full range of business-to-business services exclusively to not-for-profit organizations with a primary focus on:

  • Grant Writing & Identification
  • Strategic Planning
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Collection
  • Data Management
  • Program Design
  • Survey and Instrument Development
  • Data Based Program Improvement

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Founded and led by Dr. Matthew Shepherd, who has over 20 years of award winning experience, Midwest Evaluation has earned a reputation for excellence in the field of research and evaluation. We work in partnership with our clients to make good programs, community-based organizations, foundations, schools, and governmental entities that serve these populations better. We do that by offering the following services, as well as the previously mentioned ones.

  • Staff Training
  • Program Evaluation
  • Program Technical
  • Assistance and Advice
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB) Submission and Management
  • Report Production
  • Data System (Databases, Online Surveys)
  • Presentation of Findings
  • Peer Reviewed Publication of Findings
  • Conference Training
  • Webinars and Workshops

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Our Mission

"Midwest Evaluation works to make the lives of the disempowered, disenfranchised, and at-risk individuals and populations better."