Brief Resources for Place-Based Initiatives
Sarah Gillespie, Peter A. Tatian
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In this brief, we review resources that provide more information and guidance on the major steps discussed in the Urban Institute brief “Six Steps to Success:” (1) define a set of indicators through which to measure and report results; (2) select target populations and establish baseline population counts and penetration rates; (3)align evidence-based programs to indicators and target populations; (4) inventory available data and decide what original data collection is necessary; (5) establish an appropriate data system; and (6) collect and report on indicators.
Research Areas Nonprofits and philanthropy Neighborhoods, cities, and metros
Tags Place-based initiatives
Policy Centers Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center
Research Methods Performance measurement and management