How One United Way is Becoming a Game-Changer With Collective Impact and Results Based Accountability

The United Way of North Central Florida, Inc. (UWNCFL) is a Florida nonprofit corporation organized for the purpose of advancing the common good by focusing on education, income, health and immediate needs. United Way leads the community to focus on issues and build solutions through giving, advocating, and volunteering. In the early 2000s, United Way [...]

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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 Scorecard Overview with Justin Miklas

Justin Miklas, Director of Business Development for Clear Impact, provides an overview of the Clear Impact Scorecard software and particularly how it is being used by the United Way of Central Iowa. The overview highlights how the Clear Impact Scorecard can be used to sustain RBA ideas.  Some of the features covered include creating scorecards [...]

Trying Hard is Not Good Enough

Project directors from social service organizations across the country talk about the impact of Mark Friedman’s book, Trying Hard is Not Good Enough. The more strategic an approach is for positive results, the more effective it is in the implementation of programs in the social service field. He iterates that data is the most important [...]

Redefining the Role of United Ways With Results Based Accountability and Asset Based Community Development

By H. Daniels Duncan, Senior Vice President, United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona To download the complete whitepaper click here. "Our United Way system is embarking on a bold journey to transform communities across the country(and now the world)by setting goals that are focused on education, income and health; the building blocks of a [...]

The Importance of Data in Place Based Work: Ebony Harris

Project directors of several Promise Neighborhoods partners discuss how the focus on data can make or break an organization’s mission. The focus on results with the support of data can help team members to more easily understand and support the strategy put in place to achieve positive results in programs for children and families. By [...]