Company History and Key Milestones

 

Susan Hyatt and Big Purpose Big Impact (formerly Core Thought) have significant experience providing consulting and training with nonprofits, government agencies, and businesses in a variety of content areas such as organization development, social program design, and management evaluation and performance measurement.

The Following are selected key events and the starts of new opportunity that have happened along the path of doing what we love!

1993 – First Evaluation Contract

1993 – First Evaluation Contract

Designed and implemented the evaluation of $14 million 5-year grant from the US Agency for International Development to the AAAS to administer a postdoctoral fellowship program providing scientific expertise to the U.S. Government for its use in developing international public policy.

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1995 – AmeriCorps consulting and Training

1995 – AmeriCorps consulting and Training

AmeriCorps consulting and Training Received the first contract to develop performance measurement and evaluation tools and systems for AmeriCorps Programs nationally through CNC5-funded Project STAR.

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1996 – State Service Commission Support

1996 – State Service Commission Support

Training and technical assistance for Governor’s Commissions for National and Community Service in the 9-state Southwest Cluster on organization and commissioner development and AmeriCorps grants program training and development begins.

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2011 – International Development Evaluation

2011 – International Development Evaluation

Designed and conducted evaluation of $15 million USAID/West Bank and Gaza funded RUWWAD/Palestinian Youth Empowerment Project.

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2011 – Strategy for Good Book by Susan Hyatt Published

2011 – Strategy for Good Book by Susan Hyatt Published

Strategy for Good book was written for business owners on how to create all-win solutions that demonstrate their values, benefit causes they care most about, and boost profitability.

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2012 – Inaugural Strategy for Good Summit Launched

2012 – Inaugural Strategy for Good Summit Launched

Five-day virtual summit featuring 25 International thoughts leaders on corporate responsibility and business philanthropy.

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2013 – Designed and Launched B:CVIC

2013 – Designed and Launched B:CVIC

Contracted to design, launch and provide initial management of new Colorado-based nonprofit organization B:CVIC (Business Committed to Investing and Volunteering in the Community.

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2015 – Company Rebranded

2015 – Company Rebranded

Core Thought renamed Big Purposes Big Impact

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2016 – State-Based Evaluation and Data Collection Technical Assistance

2016 – State-Based Evaluation and Data Collection Technical Assistance

First three evaluation and data collection training and technical assistance contracts using CNCS Commission Investment Funds (CIF) received to support state service commission staff and state AmeriCorps portfolios.

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2018 – Regional National Service Training

2018 – Regional National Service Training

First contract to conduct training for America’s Service Commissions (ASCI) three annual regional conferences for state service commission staff/ commissions and AmeriCorps State and National program staff

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2019 – Evaluation Training and Consulting

2019 – Evaluation Training and Consulting

First contract to conduct training for America’s Service Commissions (ASCI) at three annual regional conferences for state service commission staff/ commissioners and AmeriCorps State and National program staff.

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2020 – Launched Purpose-Driven Business Summit

2020 – Launched Purpose-Driven Business Summit