Tools & Resources

This document summarizes similarities with and differences between measures used in America’s Health Rankings and the 2016 County Health Rankings. It can be found in Ranking Methods, under Data...

This document provides the data sources and years of data used for the 2016 additional measures. It can be found in Ranking Methods, under Data Sources and Measures.

This blog post (from RWJF) provides specific examples of what communities can do create places where health can happen for everyone from the 2015 winners of the RWJF Culture of Health Prize. It can...

We introduced the Health Gaps Discussion Guide (CHR&R) in 2015 with our original state health gaps reports. The guide continues to offer important considerations and tips on how to bring together...

This guidebook from The Rockefeller Foundation offers practical tools to help those who are taking on the role of designing and leading convenings for social change. It can be found in Work...

Conversation Cafés are open, hosted conversations in cafés, as well as conference rooms, classrooms, or anywhere people gather to discuss issues of importance. A Conversation Café can help to shift...

This readiness assessment (from Collective Impact Forum) is designed to a help groups consider whether the collective impact approach is right for their social issue and whether the conditions are in...

This downloadable handbook (from W.K. Kellogg Foundation) is an in-depth resource for thinking about evaluation as a relevant and useful program tool. It can be found in Evaluate Actions under ...

This guide is intended for those working to implement Results-Based Accountability or Outcomes-Based Accountability in their community. The guide is devoted to how to do the work. It can be...

This website is an international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing and generating information about options (methods or processes) and approaches. It can be found in ...