Resource Development Associates

Our Team

Resource Development Associates is a mission-driven consulting firm founded in 1984 on the belief that public health and human service systems have the potential to improve conditions in our communities.

Our Focus

RDA’s work touches on some of the most pivotal issues facing our society today. Our projects have made lasting impacts across many domains. Find out more about our areas of expertise.

Our Services

RDA is proud to partner with our clients to help them achieve their goals and better serve their communities. Together, we work to articulate, design, implement, and evaluate their best ideas, and to understand what works best and what could be improved.

Our Commitment

We work with government agencies, community-based nonprofits, and foundations to support innovative projects which seek to improve outcomes for individuals and families.

Our Blog

Being a Thought Partner

The commitment to address entrenched systemic problems forces us to look beyond what we have already learned. The complexity of our world requires that we seek out and continuously learn from the volume of research and experiential knowledge that exists. Continue Reading

Utilizing Talents to Promote Employee Engagement

In the United States, 70% of the workforce is disengaged in their jobs. That frightening number comes from Gallup’s 50+ years of research and their annual poll of the American workforce. Continue Reading

Leadership is a Privilege

If you are a leader, you know that leadership is a privilege. Leaders lead by virtue of the willingness of others to place their trust and faith in them. Continue Reading

From Policy to Practice: Part 4 – Health

In 2018, many of our partners laid foundational plans for improving health care access and service to vulnerable members of their communities. Here is how we are supporting our partners in Napa and Del Norte Counties to address their local health needs. Continue Reading

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