CRE is a nonprofit consulting firm that provides the strategies and tools needed to build sustainable, high-performing organizations that improve people’s lives and drive social change. We specialize in serving organizations that have deep roots in urban communities, particularly those groups working to fight poverty, promote equity, and expand opportunity.
For 37 years, CRE has worked at the intersection of nonprofits and communities -- building leaders and strengthening organizations to deliver impact. We provide customized local solutions that blend deep consulting experience and operational expertise to help leaders manage in an environment of complexity and change. We tap the transformative power of assessment, data, leadership, collaboration, and strategy to help the organizations we serve plan smartly, operate effectively, and produce results.