Policy Research

Advancing the development of more effective domestic policies by working to increase the policy impact of all strategies in the Foundation’s U.S. Programs.  Read our strategy

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"In Long Run, Investing in Services Saves PA Money"

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Related Grantee: Pew Charitable Trusts
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Evidence-Based Policymaking: A Guide for Effective Government

A report outlines a comprehensive framework to assist policymakers in building a system of evidence-based government, helping them to achieve substantially better results by funding and operating public programs that are proven to work. Read More
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Taking Stock of the Children’s Health Insurance Program

A report shows that the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), a joint state-federal partnership, covered 8.1 million children at a cost of more than $13 billion in 2013. Read More
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Assessing City Fiscal Conditions

The National League of Cities’ 28th annual survey of city finance officers reveals improvement in both the overall economy and in city fiscal conditions. Read More

"Stress of Being Poor Creates Health Risk"

The Sacramento Bee
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From Results First Initiative

Working with states to implement an innovative cost-benefit analysis approach that helps them invest in policies and programs that are proven to work.

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Staff

Portrait of Valerie Chang

Valerie Chang

Interim Managing Director, U.S. Programs
Portrait of Ianna Kachoris

Ianna Kachoris

Program Officer
Portrait of Tara Magner

Tara Magner

Program Officer
Portrait of Lucy Blanco

Lucy Blanco

Program Associate
Portrait of Janice A. Dunbar

Janice A. Dunbar

Assistant Manager of Grants and Budget
Portrait of Beth Gutelius

Beth Gutelius

Research Associate
Portrait of Gerry Sims

Gerry Sims

Program Associate