40+ years of promoting positive change

Creative has implemented hundreds of projects around the globe since it was founded in 1977. From education and elections to governance and economic growth, Creative’s efforts have made a difference. For example, since the year 2000, Creative has trained more than 389,000 teachers in 21 countries—providing them with new skills and techniques that ultimately benefit their students.

Creative’s Past Projects section has a list of selected projects, a brief description, their implementation dates and funders.


El Salvador Design of Electoral and Democratic Process Paper

Date: April 1992 – May 1992

Creative provided analysis and helped USAID prepare strategies to strengthen citizen involvement in the electoral process, particularly women, youth, and rural citizens, and to improve the operational and managerial efficiency of the newly created Supreme Electoral Tribunal....



Elections and Political Processes IQC

Date: September 2005 – September 2013

The USAID/Democracy and Governance Elections Political Processes IQC provided a mechanism to encourage genuine and competitive political processes by providing technical and intellectual leadership and tools to support democratic development around the world. Areas of activities included: pre-election assessments, election administration, election monitoring, political party development, pre- and post-election institution building, voter and civic education, political empowerment and technical leadership support....



Elections Security Handbook

Date: August 2009 – June 2010

Creative developed the “Technical Guidance Handbook, Assessment Framework and Training Guide on Electoral Security Programming” for USAID. The handbook documents challenges and best practices for conducting elections in insecure environments to enhance the technical expertise of USAID staff. The publication identifies programming considerations and practical applications to use when designing and implementing electoral assistance programs in insecure environments, and delivers a set of tools to train USAID’s cadre of Democracy and Governance officers. ...



EPP Electoral Security Framework Assessments and Reports

Date: September 2011 – November 2012

Utilizing USAID’s “Electoral Security Framework,” Creative conducted four Electoral Security Assessments and produced a report documenting comparative findings and best practices. USAID awarded Creative this task order under the Elections and Political Processes IQC....



Ethiopia/Strengthening Community Partnerships in Education (SCOPE)February 2002 – June 2004

Date: February 2002 – June 2004

Creative provided technical expertise in girls' education to Strengthening Community Partnerships in Education, a project in Ethiopia funded by USAID, working with Save the Children and CARE. Creative provided technical advice on strategies to remove barriers that prevent girls, nomads and other vulnerable children from accessing education, and helped design training materials and manuals for educators....



ETHRD III/El Salvador/Design of Electoral and Democratic Processes Project

Date: April 1992 – May 1992

Creative provided USAID/El Salvador with strategies to strengthen citizen involvement in the electoral process--particularly among women, youth and rural dwellers--and to improve the operational and managerial efficiency of the newly created Supreme Electoral Tribunal. The team reviewed efforts aimed at building civil society through NGOs in the areas of voter awareness and education, voter registration and mobilization, citizen advocacy and issues awareness and more effective use of conventional and alternative media....