Results for America

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Mission

THE CHARITABLE, RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES OF RESULTS FOR AMERICA ("RFA") ARE TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE, THEIR FAMILIES, AND COMMUNITIES BY ENSURING THAT RESEARCH AND DATA ARE USED TO IMPROVE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SOCIAL PROGRAMS. IN THIS AGE OF SCARCE PUBLIC RESOURCES, THOSE RESOURCES NEED TO BE INVESTED IN WHAT WORKS. RFA'S GOAL, THEREFORE, IS TO HELP ENSURE THAT PUBLIC RESOURCES ARE DIRECTED TOWARD CHARITABLE PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES THAT USE RESEARCH AND DATA ("EVIDENCE") TO IMPROVE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THOSE PROGRAMS AND PRACTICES.

Ruling year info

2016

Principal Officer

TONY ASHER

Main address

1701 Rhode Island Ave NW

Washington, DC 20036

EIN

81-2709681

NTEE code info

Student Services and Organizations (B80)

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Program 1

RESULTS FOR AMERICA WORKS TO BUILD THE CAPACITY OF GOVERNMENT DECISION MAKERS AND NON-PROFIT LEADERS TO IMPLEMENT EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES, WITH THE LONG-TERM GOAL OF HELPING THEM MAKE MORE EFFECTIVE USE OF RESOURCES, TO SCALE EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS, AND TO ACHIEVE BETTER OUTCOMES FOR THEIR CONSTITUENTS. FOUNDATION SUPPORT IS MADE UP OF THREE (3) CORE INITIATIVES: (1) WHAT WORKS CITIES (WWC) BUILDS THE CAPACITY OF MID-SIZED CITY GOVERNMENT TO USE DATA AND EVIDENCE. WWC WORKS WITH OVER 100 CITIES. (2) RFA CONTINUES TO EDUCATE POLICY MAKERS AT THE FEDERAL LEVEL ON BEST APPROACHES TO INCORPORATE EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICES IN THEIR WORK AND LEGISLATION. (3) AT THE STATE LEVEL, RFA LAUNCHED A STATE EDUCATION FELLOWSHIP, WHERE REPRESENTATIVES FROM 9 STATE EDUCATION AGENCIES RECEIVE SUPPORT AND SHARE LEARNINGS ABOUT HOW BEST TO USE EVIDENCE IN DECISION MAKING.

Expenses
$5,955,853
Revenue
$0

RFA CONTINUES TO BUILD A MOVEMENT AROUND EVIDENCE-BASED POLICYMAKING WITH THE CURRENT GOAL OF GETTING THE MAJORITY OF "EARLY ADOPTERS" OF THE PRACTICES TO SUPPORT AND IMPLEMENT EVIDENCE-BASED POLICIES. TO ACCOMPLISH THIS GOAL, RFA COMMUNICATES RESEARCH AND SOLUTIONS TO POLICY MAKERS AT ALL LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT AND TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, THROUGH A VARIETY OF CHANNELS AND MEDIA. ISSUE SPECIFIC IS MADE UP OF THREE (3) CORE INITIATIVES: (1) EDUCATION: LAUNCHED IN 2016 THE EVIDENCE IN EDUCATION LAB (ED LAB) DESIGNED TO HELP STATES, SCHOOL DISTRICTS AND SCHOOLS BUILD AND USE EVIDENCE TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES FOR OUR NATION'S STUDENTS. IN DECEMBER 2017, ED LAB EXPANDED ITS WORK WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE STATE EDUCATION FELLOWS PROGRAM. (2) ECONOMIC MOBILITY: WAS CREATED TO HELP LOCAL GOVERNMENT LEADERS IDENTIFY EVIDENCE-BASED APPROACHES TO THEIR ECONOMIC MOBILITY-RELATED CHALLENGES. IT AIMS TO PROVIDE CITIES AND COUNTIES WITH A FRAMEWORK AS THEY WORK TO IMPROVE ECONOMIC MOBILITY OUTCOMES, AND TO HELP THEM LEARN FROM THE IMPLEMENTATION EXPERIENCES OF OTHER COMMUNITIES. IN ITS NEXT PHASE, IT WILL PROVIDE IMPLEMENTATION-ORIENTED CASE STUDIES ON HOW SPECIFIC LOCAL GOVERNMENTS HAVE PUT EVIDENCE-BASED STRATEGIES INTO ACTION. (3) WORKFORCE: RESULTS FOR AMERICA IS DEVELOPING POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS AND STRATEGIES ON HOW TO IMPROVE OUTCOMES FOR JOB SEEKERS AND EMPLOYERS BY INVESTING FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL WORKFORCE DOLLARS IN EVIDENCE-BASED, RESULTS-DRIVEN SOLUTIONS.

Expenses
$4,331,931
Revenue
$0

RFA CONTINUES TO BUILD A MOVEMENT AROUND EVIDENCE-BASED POLICYMAKING WITH THE CURRENT GOAL OF GETTING THE MAJORITY OF "EARLY ADOPTERS" OF THE PRACTICES TO SUPPORT AND IMPLEMENT EVIDENCE-BASED POLICIES. TO ACCOMPLISH THIS GOAL, RFA COMMUNICATES RESEARCH AND SOLUTIONS TO POLICY MAKERS AT ALL LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT AND TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC, THROUGH A VARIETY OF CHANNELS AND MEDIA.

Expenses
$1,000,710
Revenue
$0

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