Place-based education and community change interventions such as Promise Neighborhoods face distinct challenges designing and executing high-quality evaluations. Because these efforts attempt to create population-level change by using a comprehensive continuum of cradle-to-career programming,...
Case managers are a central component of Promise Neighborhoods, a US Department of Education–funded grant program that provides cradle-to-career services and supports to marginalized young people and families. This brief explores the role of case managers, who coordinate delivery of services and...
Maintaining and Expanding the Pipeline: Guidance, Strategies, and Reflections on Sustaining a Promise Neighborhood
This brief provides a framework and guiding questions to support Promise Neighorhoods in preparing for sustainability, with the approach that sustainability should be incorporated to overall strategy development. Highlights reflections, lessons, and strategies from multiple PN grantees geared...
This planning guide created by Bridgespan and PolicyLink, builds on Bridgespan's experience in partnership with HCZ and other initatives. IT is organized around 5 questions about decisionmaking to make the greatest impact.
This fact sheet provides references to technical assistance providers to support grantees as they strive to target results and indicators in the PN grant. It provides contact information, organizational descriptions, and other relevant services and resources.
Sustaining Community Revitalization: A Tool for Preparing Budgets for Promise Neighborhood Initiatives
This report shares how Promise Neighborhood sites can plan and map out fiscal needs, gaps in funding, and funding and financing strategies. It provides tools and guidance for thinking through costs of different components of an initiative.
This fact sheet detailis PNI's efforts to attract more investment to the initiative. It outlines criteria essential for being a network member.
This is an example fact sheet for sharing impact of the PN with funders and partners.
This brief focuses on helping PN's systematically identify and address barriers to improve the outcomes of black male children.The brief includes instructions for assessing needs and recommends a results-based framework to create positive impacts from cradle to career.
Beyond Lessons in the Field: Planning for Growth and Sustainability of Promise Neighborhoods - Keys to Success
This fact sheet provides resources and tips from the field about keys to success for growth and sustainability in PNs.