We combine community and stakeholder-driven research with practical, hands-on experience and best practices, allowing for solutions that bridge sectors, issues, beliefs, and values. By integrating diverse policy systems, we identify and develop the best solutions for all stakeholders.
The Strategic Learning course from Spark provides you with a foundational ability to communicate across your organization what strategic learning is and why it’s important for your company.
The Adaptive Planning course lays out and explains each step of the adaptive planning process to enable you to increase utility, relevance, and sustainable and scalable impact. It’s accompanied by robust, tactical guidance and resources that strengthen your ability and confidence to successfully facilitate an adaptive strategy within your organization.
The Strategic Leadership course from Spark will help you build the strategic leadership skills for creating a culture that collectively drives strategies forward through strategic choices.You will advance your ability to mobilize people, processes, and resources in ways that maximize impact.
The Tools for Social Innovators is a community toolbox contributed to by experienced and cutting-edge social innovators. Each tool provides practical tools to help funders, nonprofits, business and community leaders enhance their ability to ignite social change.
This toolkit provides practical tools to help novice-to-experienced social innovators enhance their understanding and practice of DE. They include frameworks, methods, learning techniques, tips, and more. These practical tools build on many thoughtful, thorough writings and courses on the theory and practice of the approach.
This toolkit is designed to walk through an adaptive planning process, from defining your results to exploring environmental context and then engaging in strategy and action planning. It includes practical and accessible examples, tools, tips and resources, building on Spark’s 15 years of experience in the field as well as that of our partners.
This toolkit is designed to help groups who tackle complex problems integrate an equity lens into the decisions they are making. It provides resources that are designed to help build a better understanding of equity, the importance of engaging those most directly affected by a problem and by potential solutions, and why holding an equity value is crucial in creating a meaningful change.
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Spark Insight Partners develops innovative, research-based solutions to complex societal problems.