Our Knowledge, Resources & Publications

We are always learning through our work, and we seek to accelerate change more broadly by sharing our frameworks, approaches, and lessons learned.

Feature Report

Measuring Political Will


2016

A win often means getting the support of elected officials, and the Policymaker Rating method was designed to measure just that. This brief shares scenarios where this method was applied and modified to show what has worked (and what utterly failed).

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Articles
2010

Building or harnessing a network holds the promise of broad impact. But what should be measured? This brief helps funders and non-profits consider types of networks, network purposes, and techniques for useful monitoring and evaluation.

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How-Tos
2009

This guide offers step-by-step guidance, tools and questions to help organizations create an outcome map to express their theory of change.

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How-Tos
2009

This brief shares lessons from KIDS COUNT state advocacy groups who sought to effectively measure their work in an ongoing way beyond counting policy “wins”.

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Briefs / Reports
2009

The idea of collecting practical data that can be put to immediate use holds promise for advocates, who must be nimble and adaptive in their work.

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