Who We Are
Root Change is a mission driven social change organization working to drive innovation in social, economic, and environmental development across the globe.
Please click on a region to learn more about our work.
Bolivia: Enhanced Municipal Strengthening Marketplace
A municipal marketplace study including the Bolivian government, donors, NGOs, and other stakeholders investigating underlying factors influencing supply and demand, enabling conditions for collaboration, and constraints for joint-action.
A two year stakeholder engagement initiative brings company leadership and local community members together to assess capacities and develop joint action plans.
Brazil: Promoting Knowledge Management and Learning around Sub-National Governments and Poverty Reduction
A DfID-funded regional learning program as part of a strategy renewal process achieving better positioning, value creation, communication and operational mechanisms.
Colombia: Financial Management & USAID Rules and Regulations
Financial planning and organizational development clarifying compliance priorities, deepening engagement between programmatic and financial staff, and strengthening internal control.
Ecuador: Financial Sustainability and Business Plans
Demand driven, organizationally tailored development of financial sustainability tools for local NGOs, creating a multi-pronged approach to improve financial health, outreach, impact and mission achievement.
A global Organizational Development Think Tank in Grenada investigating new ways to strengthen the Red Cross Movement's response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
Guatemala: Network Sustainability
Crafting solid business plans for Guatemalan health networks, diversifying revenue sources, re-designing services, and adopting best management practices.
Haiti: Capacity Building for Civil Society Organizations
A demand driven, collaboratively developed re-vitalization strategy for Haitian CBOs' capacity building program including sound management curriculum, integration of new training alternatives, and improved service packaging.
Honduras: Strategic Planning and Organizational Sustainability
A four-year capacity building program on organizational strategy and financial sustainability for local governance and micro-financing NGOs.
Mexico: Financial Management Training and Financial Reviews
Financial management and organizational sustainability training under the auspices of TEC Monterrey and the Lideres Sociales Program of 200 participants from 12 countries, using cutting-edge media tools, broadcasting to Central and South America.
Peru: Strategic Planning for Conservation Activities in the Andean Region
A regional strategy development and planning process using internationally recognized, signature, theory of change approach involving operations across five countries.
USA: Monterey, CA
A partnership with the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) creates an internationally recognized "Boot Camp for Development" called the Development Project Management Institute (DPMI).
USA: New Jersey
The Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey
Impact assessment framework design and implementation for technical assistance and training for financial management and organizational strategy delivered to Community Development Corporations (CDCs) across New Jersey.
Africa and The Middle East
Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda: Financial Assessment Process
The first ever action oriented, cross border, anti-trafficking initiative in Cyprus leads to national policy changes that will help win the battle against the trafficking of women on the island.
Financial assessment, training, and action-oriented strategy development strengthening the financial capacity of indigenous organizations working in conservation.
New alliance brokering and technical support for civic education cooperation at local and regional levels across seven Middle Eastern countries.
Malawi, Red Cross
A capacity building initiative for local NGOs and the Malawian Red Cross.
Namibia: Organizational Assessments and Action Plans
Design, development and facilitation of a local "marketplace", building direct working relationships between local service providers and Pact grantees as part of an NGO driven organization assessment and capacity building initiative.
A three-year impact assessment and capacity building initiative with one of Uganda’s leading microfinance institutions.
A multiyear capacity building initiative to strengthen the operational, technical, and financial management capacity of Zambian NGOs and networks working on multisectoral HIV/AIDS prevention and care activities.
Institutional capacity building with premier Bangladeshi non profit institutions working in social development and poverty alleviation.
The first organizational assessment framework designed and co-implemented by Chinese Non Profit Organizations (NPOs).
Collaboration with a local NGO to develop an organizational self-assessment tool and action planning process appropriate for community based groups working in rural India.
India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka
Comprehensive strategy development engaging international and local NGOs and governmental officials, investigating the systemic transition from post tsunami relief to longterm development.
Organizational capacity training and mentoring to leaders of Japanese NGOs in proposal writing, strategic planning, and financial management.
Design of and training for an organizational capacity assessment tool with the Gender Center for Sustainable Development partner NGOs in Mongolia.
Pakistan: Capacity Building on Financial and Strategic Management
Technical assistance and customized training for a local governance and democratization NGO, in areas of financial management, organizational sustainability, and strategic direction.
Global training of facilitators in organizational capacity assessment and network mapping of the disaster risk reduction sector.