The Mitchell Group, Inc. (TMG) partners with its clients – developing countries, donor agencies, and private corporations – and assists them in implementing an array of management solutions to ensure that valuable, finite resources are used in the most efficient ways possible. Their international development consulting services are tailored to meet the needs of U.S. Government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private firms working in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, Eastern Europe and the Newly Independent States.
TMG manages a development assistance process that helps realize a better future to men, women, and children around the world by increasing educational, economic, and technical opportunities to better their lives. Toward this end, they help organizations and governments to design and implement the most effective programs possible.
From their first education project in Benin in 1986, TMG has grown from a small enterprise into a world-class international management consulting firm. By forming strong local and global partnerships and hiring dedicated experts from a variety of fields and backgrounds, they offer substantive technical assistance services to their clients that deliver results directly to the intended beneficiaries and stakeholders
TMG supports more than $65 million in contracts annually, and through a range of international consulting services including Monitoring and Evaluation, Outreach and Communication Services, Program and Grant Financial Analysis and Management, Education, and Training.
Many of their projects incorporate cross-cutting themes in the areas of primary educational reform, food security, small grants management, global trade and investment, natural resource management, environment and financial/administrative management of U.S. Government medical research projects.
Their mission is to provide outstanding services to their clients, international development partners, and host countries by following their philosophy of efficiently managing development resources.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Monitoring and Evaluation
Whether their work takes the form of consultation to schools, professional development for teachers, disaster relief or agriculture project assessment, The Mitchell group is ready to meet the needs of USAID or other clients by making sure the right M & E tools are in place. They undertake rigorous field-testing of their programs and serve as evaluators on a wide range of initiatives developed by other organizations. In their commitment to building bridges between research and practice, they also help others develop their skills and strengthen their ability to base their instructional decisions on data and analysis.
Get industry-leading support whenever, wherever, and however you need it. TMG provides the resources you need to address service related issues and questions to help you ensure business continuity—from communications to conference services, their support infrastructure includes a large staff of technical, administrative and field experts serving customers in Washington and countries around the world. TMG’s staffing resources ensures a service presence in every major global region. TMG maintains a highly available, efficient environment with industry-leading services, tools, and capabilities including:
Communications and Publications
Monitoring and Evaluation
Financial Management and Grants
TMG has gained considerable experience in grants and financial management on several related projects during the past 20 years. TMG has also carried out extensive work with international private voluntary organizations/PVOs, indigenous non-governmental organizations (PVOs/NGOs) and with other not-for-profit organizations extensively in Africa.
Their Grants Management work supports USAID and other organizations missions by carefully reviewing solicitations for applications, processing applications, negotiating awards, managing administrative and financial aspects of awards, monitoring progress against expenditures, resolving audit problems, and closing out awards when the projects are completed. TMG Grants Management Staff can also arrange workshops and training sessions for recipients and program officials to keep the USAID grants community current on procedures and requirements relating to grants and cooperative agreements.
Basic Education and Training
Over the past 20 years, the Mitchell Group has become a global organization focused on learning and human development for people of all ages with an emphasis on primary education.
TMG has considerable experience working in Africa on integrated development programs focusing on community and basic education. Their activities have focused on strengthening institutional capacity through community decision-making processes, resolving questions of equity and access, decentralizing management, strengthening administration, and developing programmatic and financial transparency.
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