For the National League of Cities/Cities of Opportunity’s work with cities pursuing cross-sector collaborations to advance health and racial equity through policy, practice and systems change and innovative local programming, Success Measures provided evaluation planning and qualitative analysis of key learnings from two cohorts of participating cities.
Evaluation Planning/Theory of Change
Over many years, Success Measures has served as long-term evaluation partner to the Regional Foundation (formerly Wells Fargo Regional Foundation) which works to improve the lives of children and families in low-income Eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware communities by concentrating its resources on comprehensive, neighborhood-based economic and community development initiatives.
Since 2005, Success Measures has served as an evaluation resource for NeighborWorks’ national programs and network of 250 housing and community development organizations.
Success Measures developed a theory of change and comprehensive evaluation plan for the Jackson Medical Mall, a nationally recognized healthcare, community service, education, arts and community development center located in a former shopping mall.
Success Measures worked with the Melville Charitable Trust to implement a learning and reflection process for new grantmaking strategies focused on the root causes of homelessness and housing instability.
For Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation, a regional community development financial institution, Success Measures conducted an interactive evaluation planning process including a multi-phase evaluation plan, theory of change and implementation strategy.