Root Cause

  • Massachusetts


50 Milk Street
United States

About Us

Root Cause is a pragmatic partner to nonprofits, foundations, and governments. Our passion: generating higher performance for mission-driven organizations. For over a decade, Root Cause has pioneered an efficient, evidence-driven approach to strategic business planning, financial sustainability, performance measurement, and assessments. We work across the social sector, with particular expertise in education, employment, and health. Our consultants partner with funders and nonprofit leaders to solve their most complex organizational and programmatic challenges, and implement what’s needed to turn strategies into action. Together, we improve outcomes, grant-making, and most importantly, people’s lives—faster, better, smarter, at greater scale.

Over 200 nonprofit organizations, foundations, and governments have partnered with Root Cause to clarify what matters, target their actions, and see stronger results. The Root Cause team is known for taking an approach that is collaborative, pragmatic, and implementation-focused, using a team-based model that gives clients the expertise and conceptual skillsets typically found in management consulting firms combined with seasoned, hands-on nonprofit and business leadership experience. For more information, please visit:

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