Social Science Applied Research Center



Telephone and Web-based Survey Design Administration:

SSARC has the capacity to conduct Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI), as well as provide a platform for web-based surveys. All aspects of the project are developed in collaboration with the SSARC faculty and the client. These may include:

  • Instrument design
  • Survey dissemination 
  • Data collection
  • Management auditing
  • Data analytics
  • Multimedia reports


Grant Writing: 

Faculty affiliated with the SSARC are experts in the area of grant writing. They know the importance of developing a grant proposal that “sells” and will be funded. Services related to grant writing include assistance with:

  • Crafting the proposal narrative
  • Developing an accurate budget
  • Creating an evaluation plan and logic model


Program Evaluation:

Accountability for non-profits, community agencies and many others has moved to the forefront of decision-making for grants, foundations, etc. SSARC faculty can assist in the area of program evaluation in a variety of ways, including:

  • Process evaluation
  • Outcome evaluation
  • Impact evaluation
  • Cost-benefit analysis

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