Our Results

Case Studies

Community-Based Non-Profit Takes Services to the Next Level and Grows

The Kanawha Institute for Social Research & Action, Inc. (KISRA) is a faith-motivated initiative that was started by Ferguson Memorial Baptist Church in 1993. Through…

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Faith-Based Community Coalition Grows and Demonstrates Positive Impacts

Serve West Dallas’ mission is to create and oversee strategic initiatives that address gaps in services to help meet the needs of their West Dallas…

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Community Foundation Demonstrates Impact and Forges Path to the Future

Before Dr. Michelle Foster became CEO of The Greater Kanawha Valley Community Foundation (Foundation), the Foundation had been serving the greater Charleston, West Virginia area…

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Below are a few of the reports that Midwest Evaluation has prepared for our clients, which demonstrate the quality and type of work for which we are known.

A special research process and report conducted for the Office of Family Assistance

An evaluation report prepared for a fatherhood program serving incarcerated fathers

An evaluation/year end report of a youth sports program prepared for a funding agency (NFL) and general public


Since 1962, The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation (Foundation) has supported a multitude of community efforts in areas such as arts and culture, health and human services, community development, education, and recreation. The Foundation is one of the largest community foundations in the nation and the biggest foundation in West Virginia and all of Central Appalachia.

This video was created by Midwest Evaluation as a visual representation of the findings presented in the Foundation Impact Report.