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Building and Leveraging Communities through Knowledge

JoAnna M. Brown and Associates leverages research and analysis to provide instrumental community impact training and education to nonprofits and community organizations.

JoAnna M. Brown and Associates (JMB) is a minority- and women-owned market research consulting firm serving the Fishers, IN area and beyond. With a focus on community impact training and education, JMB strives to inspire transformative long-term benefits for all.

Our Areas of Expertise

Through strategic partnerships with Sagamore Institute and Mitchell Market Analysts, Inc., JMB offers a fully-faceted approach to the following services: 

Community Research & Analysis

We carefully analyze community conditions, trends, resources, and needs to support planning and implementation by funders, program providers, and residents. By allocating access to meaningful data and visualizations, we resourcefully pursue innovative approaches that address critical social needs and create social value.

Housing Market & Analysis

With over 15 years of experience in housing and community development,  JMB offers extensive knowledge on issues related to affordable housing, quality of place, and economic impact. Not to mention, Dr. JoAnna M. Brown is a certified professional member of the National Council of Housing Market Analysts (NCHMA) in partnership with Mitchell Market Analysts, Inc. We have an excellent track record of helping residents within the communities we serve lead the best possible quality of life.

Consumer Market Research & Analysis

We work to address local, state, and national programs and issues through comprehensive social, demographic, economic, and property data collection and analysis. This helps us build a knowledge base in critical areas to measure the impact of program investments.

JoAnna’s B.L.O.C.K

Supporting our clients and surrounding communities through comprehensive research consulting is only the half of what we do. We coined the acronym “B.L.O.C.K.” ( Building and Leveraging Our Communities through Knowledge) to highlight our dedication to education. When you partner with JMB, you’ll gain a valuable resource that genuinely cares about your growth and sparking long-term change.

What We Can Do for You

At JoAnna M. Brown and Associates, we work on a wide array of issues and topics to support those in our community, with an increased emphasis on the following:

  • Housing Feasibility Studies
  • Community Needs Assessment
  • Preschool through Adult Education
  • Poverty and Homelessness
  • Employment and Workplace Development 
  • Focus Groups, Surveys, Interviews, and Case Studies
  • Literature Review and Best Practices Research
  • GIS Mapping and Training
  • Research and Evaluation Plans, Tools, and Methods
  • Database Development
  • Web-Based Tools
  • Analysis of Client Records and Large Population Datasets
  • Participation in Dialogues on Community Data, Research, and Evaluation Topics
  • Training and Technical Assistance
  • Facilitation of Planning Processes and Program Design
  • Reports and Presentations Tailored to a Range of Audiences

Schedule a Meeting With Us Today

JMB is proud to provide the tool and knowledge to share data, tell stories, connect ideas, and collaborate with peers in promoting the public good. If you’re interested in benefiting from the various services and solutions we offer, don’t hesitate to reach out to our seasoned team.