What is Success Measures

Success Measures is a specialized, participatory outcome evaluation group that engages stakeholders in the evaluation process and equips them with the tools they need to document outcomes, measure impact and inform change. The program operates as a social enterprise at NeighborWorks America, a national affordable housing and community development intermediary.
Success Measures supports community-based organizations and their funding and intermediary partners to plan and conduct evaluations using participatory methods and a well-vetted suite of more than 350 data collection tools. Read More
Success Measures serves and partners with a wide range of stakeholders working in the community development and health-related arena, including regional and national nonprofits, foundations, public agencies, and researchers. Read More
Success Measures was created in the late 1990s by leading community development practitioners as a means of holding themselves more accountable and gaining consensus about what was important to measure and what could be effectively measured. Read More