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.


Africa Center for Strategic Studies

Date: September 2008 – September 2009

Creative’s Center for Stabilization and Development has teamed with Integrated Resources Technologies, Inc. and Analytical Services, Inc. to support the Africa Center for Strategic Studies, in providing professional and technical services to advance the Africa Center’s mission and goals. Creative worked closely with the Africa Center to raise the awareness of Africa security issues and their long-term strategic importance to the U.S. Target security issues included counterterrorism, small arms/light weapons, security resources, health and security, economic development and military development. ...



Africa/African Training for Leadership and Advanced Skills (ATLAS)

Date: June 1991 – November 1991

Creative developed a methodological framework to evaluate the impact of past USAID-sponsored training and developed a set of impact indicators to be used to monitor the results and achievements of the 15-year African Training for Leadership and Advanced Skills (ATLAS) project begun in 1990. Creative identified African countries with training projects corresponding to specific USAID objectives in which to test the methodology. A questionnaire embodying the methodological framework design and an implementation and budget plan were developed for future applications....



Albania/The Albanian Initiative: Coordinated Action Against Human Trafficking (CAAHT)

Date: September 2003 – September 2009

USAID-funded CAAHT galvanized the efforts of local government and civil society representatives to lead their communities to decrease trafficking of Albania’s citizens and provide life-changing opportunities to victims and those at risk. The project dispersed nearly $3 million in grants, helped open the only transit shelter for victims, provided vocational classes and other prevention services to more than 530 vulnerable girls and young women, and raised awareness about the realities of trafficking and the need to care for its victims through cross-sectorial cooperation. ...



Algeria – School Linkages Program

Education Date: December 2007 – December 2008

Supported by the U.S. State Department, Creative and Michigan State University implemented the US-Algeria School Linkages Program that utilized innovative technology to connect high school students and teachers in Michigan and Nevada with their counterparts in nine different states across Algeria. The virtual exchange program was conducted through an interactive website that integrated an English curriculum focused on cultural exchange between school teachers and students in the U.S. and Algeria. ...

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Analytical Services IQC (Sub to ARD)

Date: September 2004 – September 2010

The Analytical Services Support II IQC, which had a $50 million ceiling, provided the DCHA/DG office with core program support analytical services and core research and development services. Functional areas were expansive and included political science, public administration, rule of law, civil society strengthening, economics, media development, public sector reform, etc. ARD was the lead implementer and Creative was part of ARD's consortium....



Angola 2005 World Bank Review of Emergency Demobilization and Reintegration Program

Date: August 2005 – October 2005

Creative undertook an independent review of the progress of the World Bank's Angola Demobilization and Reintegration (ADRP) program. Building on experiences in Angola and other post-war societies, as well as on lessons learned to date from community-based development projects in the country, ADRP provided economic and social reintegration assistance to help ex-combatants establish sustainable livelihoods. The review assessed the relevance and effectiveness of program design, implementation of modalities and program activities to date in light of program goals and objectives. ...