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Response to “The Quiet Movement to Make Government Fail Less Often”

David Leonhardt recently wrote an article for The New York Times, “The Quiet Movement to Make Government Fail Less Often,” about trends to make government more efficient and effective. From his long career working with government agencies and nonprofit organizations around this very issue, our president, Philip Lee had some advice on how this movement [...]

New Collaborative Launched to Improve Outcomes for Vulnerable Children, Families and Communities

Nine national and four local organizations announced the creation of the National Results and Equity Collaborative, designed to enable national and local philanthropy, technical assistance providers, public and private civic and service organizations, government and others to work together to help more vulnerable young people succeed from birth throughout adulthood. “From a national perspective, it [...]

Clear Impact Joins The Search, a $1 Million Initiative to Tackle Australia’s Social Problems Through Collective Impact

A group of Australian funders and partners have launched a national $1 million initiative in a bid to work differently to tackle some of Australia’s biggest social problems. Described as the first of its kind in Australia, the initiative called The Search, is putting together a resource pool of up to $1 million for an [...]

Results Based Accountability ™ is launched for the first time in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, June 6, 2014/ – Accelerate Performance and Clear Impact today launched the maiden Results Based Accountability™ (RBA) Africa Summit 2014 (http://www.rba-africa.com) at an exclusive executive breakfast briefing. Aimed at leaders in governments and non-profit organisations (NPOs), the summit will be held at the Hyatt in Rosebank, Johannesburg from 8-10 October, boasting an impressive [...]

Impact Measurement Awards: The Smith Family Named Runner-Up in Not-for-Profit Category

Named the runner up in the not-for-profit category of the Impact Measurement Awards, The Smith Family provides long-term support to disadvantaged children and young people to keep them engaged in education. It has an integrated, whole-of-organization approach to measurement based on the Results (Outcomes) Based Accountability (RBA) framework which is embedded in its policies, processes [...]

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Impact Measurement Awards: UnitingCare Wesley Bowden Recognized as Finalist in Not-for-Profit Category

A finalist in the not-for-profit category of the Impact Measurement Awards, UnitingCare Wesley Bowden (UCWB) has been at the forefront of the implementation of the Results Based Accountability (RBA) framework across the community services sector in South Australia. Historically, UCWB has collected data on the numbers of clients served and service delivered and how well [...]

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Impact Measurement Awards: Anglicare WA Wins Not-for-Profit Category

Topping the not-for-profit category of the Impact Measurement Awards, Anglicare WA has been building a culture of evaluation and continuous improvement across the organization for the past two and a half years. Driven by its strategic plan and single Beneficiary Performance Indicator (BPI) of moving clients from surviving to thriving, this choice is centered on [...]

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Impact Measurement Awards: Linkwest Wins Small Not-for-Profit Category

Winning the small not-for-profit category of the Impact Measurement Awards, Linkwest, the peak body for Western Australia Community, Neighbourhood and Learning Centres (WA CNLC), has used the Performance Accountability component of the Results Based Accountability (RBA)  framework to improve programs in the areas of sector development, community development, social inclusion, education and adult learning. This [...]

The Five W’s and How of Results-Based Accountability – Sydney 2014 Keynote Slides

The latest slides used by Adam Luecking for the keynote address at the Social Outcomes Measurement Conference in Sydney, Australia are now available for anyone to use.  Check out this presentation on the Five W's and How of Results-Based Accountability. This slidedeck covers many RBA topics including collective impact planning including: Common language Shared measurement systems [...]

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Enhancing and Empowering Public Sector Management

It is clear the organizations within the public sector have certain advantages that make community initiatives much more effective in addressing a myriad of problems. However, there are still challenging underpinnings that make achieving sustainable change almost impossible. In an effort to enhance and empower leaders at all levels many organizations within the public sector [...]