Monthly Archives: October 2012

How Would Your Consituents Measure?

In his blog, “Measuring to Improve,” Matthew Forti of the Bridgespan Group recommends that service providers ask those in their programs how they would measure the success of the services in which they are participating. He did just that and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Measuring What Matters Vermont

Welcome to the Measuring What Matters Vermont–a new resource to support Vermont’s emerging “Culture of Accountability”. This blog is designed to track the many efforts now underway to improve the well-being of our state: from the new Governor’s Dashboard to … Continue reading

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Culture of Accountability Takes Off In Vermont: Upcoming Events & Share YOUR News

There is a growing interest in building a Culture of Accountability across Vermont state agencies, nonprofits and within the funding community. Further evidence of this came across our desk this week, with news of these upcoming events. Be sure to … Continue reading

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Measuring What Matters at VBSR Conference on 11/14

A panel on Measuring What Matters: Vermont Initiatives to Measure Sustainable Well-being has been selected for VBSR’s Annual Conference on November 14th in West Dover, Vermont. Facilitated by Kate McCarthy of the Vermont Natural Resources Council, panel members from the … Continue reading

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Steering Commitee Forms to Promote a Culture of Accountability in VT Human Services

Following up on the fruitful discussion among participants during Mark Friedman’s visit and Results-Based Accountability™ training, a Steering Committee has formed to further efforts to create shared results and common performance measures across human services. This includes state and private funders, … Continue reading

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Results Based Accountability Barnstorming: Measuring How We Make a Difference

In September, Results-Based Accountability™ founder Mark Friedman brought three days of training and policy discussion to Vermont nonprofits, state agency leaders, legislators, and funders. Friedman worked closely with Con Hogan and the Vermont Agency of Human Services in the early … Continue reading

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Genuine Progress Indicator: Call for Data

When the Vermont Legislature passed S.237, now Act 113, related to the now-required usage of the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) as a measure of comprehensive sustainability and well-being for Vermont, they authorized the Secretary of Administration to enter into an … Continue reading

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