The Sutcliffe Group Incorporated is a full service social research consulting firm formed over three decades ago. Working exclusively in the sport, recreation and physical activity sectors, The Sutcliffe Group specializes in helping organizations improve the delivery of sport, recreation and physical activity.
Completed projects have included program evaluations, governance reviews, strategic plans, needs analysis, consultation and strategy development, facilitation, policy research and development interviews.
Recent clients include: Own the Podium, Federal-Provincial/Territorial Sport Committee, SIRC, City of Guelph, Government of Ontario, Government of Nunavut, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Halifax 2011 Canada Games, Public Health Agency of Canada, Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance, Sport Matters Group, Government of Northwest Territories, Sport Canada, Canadian Paralympic Committee, Athletics Canada, Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport, Canadian Blind Sports Association, Rugby Ontario, Golf Association of Ontario, University of Toronto, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Ontario, and Ophea.
Evaluation projects have been completed mainly for governments. The focus is on developing recommendations that can be used to improve program delivery.