Evidence measures impact. fights inequality. accelerates growth. influences change. is power.
When practitioners are empowered with actionable data and evidence, we can create stronger, more meaningful, more equitable outcomes for communities.
The status quo in evidence building is holding us back
For too long, practitioners—the leaders and program staff at nonprofits, school districts, and public agencies—have been asked to provide evidence that doesn't match up with what they need to learn in order to improve outcomes.
Limited ability to define and measure what matters most
Low Support From Funders
Intermittent Data Collection
The future of evidence
How do we find a better way forward?
We are building a new equitable evidence ecosystem
Project Evident builds trusting partnerships and expands access to tools so that leaders have what they need to improve outcomes for their communities.
We are unapologetically practitioner-centric
Define success and align resources to drive impact
Engage fully throughout the process
Resource and elevate the work
Set conditions through policy and procurement
Partner to provide guidance and technical expertise
We take an ecosystem approach that puts practitioners at the center while engaging all stakeholders in changing the culture and practices of evidence-building.
The power is in the evidence
Evidence demonstrates clear impact, guides critical decision-making, deepens shared understanding, enables learning, improvement, and innovation, and leads to more equitable outcomes.
Strategic Evidence Plans completed
Building power where it matters most
Focused on impact? Unlock your evidence.
We share tools and resources for practitioners at every stage of their evidence-building journey. Our Beginner’s Guide to Evidence Building covers the basics: what evidence is, why you need it, and how to get started.