US Philanthropy Investments in Administrative Data: Research and Interview Report

Administrative data can be a powerful tool for improving the lives of vulnerable children and families. This data, which is collected by public agencies as part of providing services, presents unique and often untapped opportunities for those funding and working in the social sector. Integrating administrative data sets across agencies can improve social sector policies and…

San Mateo County Human Services Agency Strategic Planning

THE BIG PICTURE VIVA helped the San Mateo County Human Services Agency leadership team develop a visionary strategic plan that responded to the unique needs and priorities of the agency and its clients.   THE BACKGROUND The San Mateo County Human Services Agency offers a wide range of services to support families and individuals, to…

Sonoma County Oral Health Network Facilitation & System Development

THE BIG PICTURE VIVA provided strategic consultation and facilitation services to support the design and development of a collective impact initiative focused on strengthening Sonoma County’s fragmented dental health system.   THE BACKGROUND In an effort to improve dental health in Sonoma County, the Dental Health Program of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services…

Sonoma County Triple P – Stay Positive Campaign: Capacity Building and Advocacy

THE BIG PICTURE To support a campaign to de-stigmatize seeking parenting help, VIVA developed responsive strategies to build Sonoma County’s capacity to provide Triple P services to all families in need. Over the course of the three year campaign, 71 Triple P providers were registered on the Triple P provider website, and 8 provider events…