For 30 years, Mt. Auburn Associates has been a leader in the design, implementation, and evaluation of strategies to promote the economic well-being of individuals, communities, and regions.

Mt. Auburn is a nationally recognized innovator in the fields of economic development, workforce development, and community development. We are thought leaders in the creative economy, collaborative approaches to aligning health and community well-being, economic recovery, and small business resilience. Our decades of work have given us deep experience in large cities along with rural regions, though we are particularly known for our understanding of small and midsize cities. The firm is at the forefront of design and execution of complex, multisite initiative evaluations involving system-focused, cross-sector collaboratives. We work with our clients to understand their needs and thoughtfully tailor a customized approach to each project.

Clients are looking for answers...we know how to ask all the right questions.

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Mt. Auburn works with the Merrimack Valley on post-disaster recovery efforts
On September 13, 2018, the communities of Andover, Lawrence, and North Andover were rocked by as many as 80 explosions and fires caused by over-pressurized gas lines owned by Columbia Gas. View More

Mt. Auburn conducts an evaluation of BEI
Mt. Auburn conducts an evaluation of BEI, an initiative with an innovative approach to addressing the growing income inequities in Massachusetts by providing high-touch, customized strategic advising to Black and Latinx entrepreneurs with high growth potential. View More

Beth Siegel Keynote Speaker
Beth Siegel was a keynote speaker at the Health. Equity. Capital: Convening. Beth presented the findings of Mt. Auburn's evaluation of Invest Health, a project of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Reinvestment Fund. View More

Somerville Equity Talent Playbook
Mt. Auburn Associates, along with our project partner FutureWorks, worked with the City of Somerville to develop the Somerville Equity Talent Playbook. View More

MGCC Small Business Technical Assistance Grant Program
Mt. Auburn Associates and Karl F. Seidman Consulting author a report on the findings of a study examining the effectiveness and impact of the MGCC Small Business Technical Assistance Grant Program. View More

Beth Siegel authors article for Health Affairs
ReThink Health and Mt. Auburn Associates assessed nearly 150 cross-sector efforts focused on improving health, considering how they operated and managed stewardship, strategy, sustainable financing, and existing market and policy conditions. View Article