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Metrics Inform Every Grant We Make

Our system of metrics supports a powerful ambition: spend donor dollars smartly. Without waste. Metrics help determine the relative impact of different kinds of poverty-fighting initiatives.

See the 163 Metrics formulas we have developed to evaluate poverty interventions:

METRICS: A DEEPER DIVE

There are two critical components to our grant-making: benefit-cost ratios and counterfactuals.

WE WROTE THE BOOK ON SMART GIVING

To better understand how to apply our system of metrics to other philanthropic ventures, read The Robin Hood Rules for Smart Giving, co-authored by the original creator of our metrics program, Michael M. Weinstein.

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