Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government
Grants to Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government
2012 (Duration 2 years)
Community & Economic Development
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government will use this grant to launch the Mayoral Performance Analytics Initiative, an effort to document and share promising new techniques and technologies for using large municipal data sets to identify trends and shape more effective public policies. Project staff will create a platform to connect public sector leaders who are developing new ways to use data to build better programs and policies, conduct fieldwork in model sites with advanced data analytics projects, and produce and disseminate a series of publications to help document and spread promising ideas and tools nationwide.
2010 (Inactive Grant)
CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — To evaluate the impact of the AmericaSpeaks national discussion on the nation's fiscal challenges.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government $670,000 between 2010 and 2013.