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For 50 years, the Urban Institute has been a trusted resource for policymakers and community leaders working to improve people’s lives and strengthen communities. We work with community members, local governments, nonprofits, philanthropy, and the private sector to evaluate what works, advise our partners, and generate solutions. Get in touch to learn how we can help your community build on its assets.

Evaluation and performance measurement

We test promising new program designs, determine whether policies and services produce desired results, and measure returns on investment.