Solutions exist. Progress is happening. Success is possible.

Government needs to harness the power of evidence and data to solve the world’s greatest challenges.

My Brother's Keeper What Works Showcase
The inaugural My Brother’s Keeper What Works Showcase featured more than 30 leading-edge, results-driven solutions that are helping young people achieve their full potential.
Evidence Works 2016
View videos from Evidence Works 2016, the global forum co-hosted by Results for All and Nesta’s Alliance for Useful Evidence.

Our Impact


Moving the needle. Demonstrating results.

Results for America is already having an outsized impact. We are building political will, achieving significant policy wins and helping policymakers implement what works.

$2.6+

Billion

Shifting Federal Funds

RFA and our coalition partners have helped shift more than $2.6 billion in federal funds toward evidence-based solutions over the last two years

70

Cities & Counties

Implementing Local Solutions

RFA is helping 15 local government fellows and 55+ What Works Cities implement the tools necessary to invest in what works

420+

Champions

Growing Bipartisan Coalition

RFA has recruited and is mobilizing local, state, and national leaders and organizations in support of our “What Works” agenda

Tools & Resources


Building political will. Developing policy solutions. Driving adoption.

Results for America is creating standards of excellence, supporting policymakers in implementation and mobilizing champions committed to investing in what works.

Op-ed

June 20, 2013

The Atlantic: Can Government Play Moneyball?
Policy Report

March 25, 2015

A 2016 Policy Playbook “Invest in What Works: How to Solve Our Nation’s Great Challenges”
Article

April 19, 2015

The Washington Post: Bloomberg to $42 Million to Help Cities Do More With Data
Article

November 30, 2016

Forbes: Big Bet Philanthropy: How More Givers are Spending Big and Taking Risks to Solve Society’s Problems
Article

November 18, 2016

Government Executive: What Mid-Size Cities Can Teach Feds About Performance
Op-ed

November 17, 2016

Medium: The Story Behind Working in Local Government

Our Work


Investing in What Works

Federal Policy
What Works Cities
Local Government Fellows
Results for All
Moneyball for Government
Nonprofit Fellows
Evidence in Education Lab
What Works Media Project

Our Champions


420+ leaders and growing

Results for America is accelerating progress by building and mobilizing a growing bipartisan “what works” movement.

Achieve!Minneapolis

Partners

Achieve!Minneapolis

Partners

Leading Educators

Partner

Leading Educators

Partner

Center for Research and Reform in Education, Johns Hopkins University

Partner

Center for Research and Reform in Education, Johns Hopkins University

Partner

Voices for National Service

Partner

Voices for National Service

Partner

Tiffany Cooper Gueye

Moneyball All-Star

Non-Profit

Tiffany Cooper Gueye

Moneyball All-Star

Non-Profit

New Classrooms

Partner

New Classrooms

Partner

AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation

Partner

AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation

Partner

Literacy Design Collaborative

Partner

Literacy Design Collaborative

Partner

Montgomery Public Schools (NC)

Partner

Montgomery Public Schools (NC)

Partner

McREL International

Partner

McREL International

Partner

The Policy & Research Group

Partner

The Policy & Research Group

Partner

National Prevention Science Coalition

Partner

National Prevention Science Coalition

Partner

New Schools for New Orleans

Partner

New Schools for New Orleans

Partner

Third Sector

Partner

Third Sector

Partner

Center for Employment Opportunities

Partner

Center for Employment Opportunities

Partner

CASA de Maryland

Partner

CASA de Maryland

Partner

Teach Plus

Partner

Teach Plus

Partner

Children's Literacy Initiative

Partner

Children's Literacy Initiative

Partner

University of Chicago

Partner

University of Chicago

Partner

University of Pennsylvania

Partner

University of Pennsylvania

Partner

Education Analytics

Partner

Education Analytics

Partner

Research Institute for Key Indicators

Partner

Research Institute for Key Indicators

Partner

Institute for Child Success

Partner

Institute for Child Success

Partner

Social Enterprise Inititiative

Partner

Social Enterprise Inititiative

Partner

CSH

Partner

CSH

Partner

Sorensen Impact Center

Partner

Sorensen Impact Center

Partner

Ed Murray

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Ed Murray

Moneyball All-Star

Local

U.S. Soccer Foundation

Partner

U.S. Soccer Foundation

Partner

United Way for SE Michigan

Partner

United Way for SE Michigan

Partner

REDF

Partner

REDF

Partner

United Way Greenville County

Partner

United Way Greenville County

Partner

Julian Castro

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Julian Castro

Moneyball All-Star

Local

KIPP

Partner

KIPP

Partner

City Year

Partner

City Year

Partner

Nebraska Children & Families Foundation

Partner

Nebraska Children & Families Foundation

Partner

Ben McAdams

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Ben McAdams

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Infusing INnovative STEM Practices Into Education (INSPIRE)

Partner

Infusing INnovative STEM Practices Into Education (INSPIRE)

Partner

Morino Institute

Partner

Morino Institute

Partner

Mental Health Partners

Partner

Mental Health Partners

Partner

City of Las Vegas

Partner

City of Las Vegas

Partner

ServeMinnesota

Partner

ServeMinnesota

Partner

City of Boise

Partner

City of Boise

Partner

Wyman Center

Partner

Wyman Center

Partner

Workforce Data Quality Campaign

Partner

Workforce Data Quality Campaign

Partner

Public Counsel

Partner

Public Counsel

Partner

American School Health Association

Partner

American School Health Association

Partner

Internationals Network for Public Schools

Partner

Internationals Network for Public Schools

Partner

March of Dimes

Partner

March of Dimes

Partner

AdvancED

Partner

AdvancED

Partner

Education Development Center

Partner

Education Development Center

Partner

Achievement Network (ANet)

Partner

Achievement Network (ANet)

Partner

Venture Philanthropy Partners

Partner

Venture Philanthropy Partners

Partner

Be the Change

Partner

Be the Change

Partner

WestEd

Partner

WestEd

Partner

RMC Research Corporation

Partner

RMC Research Corporation

Partner

Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

Partner

Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

Partner

Youth Villages

Partner

Youth Villages

Partner

California League of Middle Schools

Partner

California League of Middle Schools

Partner

Opportunity Nation

Partner

Opportunity Nation

Partner

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Partner

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Partner

Teen Parent Program, Salinas Union High School District (CA)

Partner

Teen Parent Program, Salinas Union High School District (CA)

Partner

SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Partner

SC Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy

Partner

Seneca Family of Agencies

Partner

Seneca Family of Agencies

Partner

Healthy Teens Coalition of Manatee County (FL)

Partner

Healthy Teens Coalition of Manatee County (FL)

Partner

The University of Missouri College of Education

Partner

The University of Missouri College of Education

Partner

The eMINTS National Center

Partner

The eMINTS National Center

Partner

Education Northwest

Partner

Education Northwest

Partner

Parents as Teachers

Partner

Parents as Teachers

Partner

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Partner

National Center for Learning Disabilities

Partner

Charitable Assistance to Community's Homeless (CATCH)

Partner

Charitable Assistance to Community's Homeless (CATCH)

Partner

Student Peace Alliance

Partner

Student Peace Alliance

Partner

Peace Alliance

Partner

Peace Alliance

Partner

Michael Nutter

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Michael Nutter

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Social Finance

Partner

Social Finance

Partner

The Dibble Institute

Partner

The Dibble Institute

Partner

Teach For America

Partner

Teach For America

Partner

Turnaround for Children

Partner

Turnaround for Children

Partner

America's Promise Alliance

Partner

America's Promise Alliance

Partner

Mile High United Way

Partner

Mile High United Way

Partner

New Leaders

Partners

New Leaders

Partners

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Partner

Congreso de Latinos Unidos

Partner

EDGE Consulting Partners

Partner

EDGE Consulting Partners

Partner

Uplift Education

Partner

Uplift Education

Partner

Challenger Center for Space Science Education

Partner

Challenger Center for Space Science Education

Partner

National Center for Teacher Residencies

Partner

National Center for Teacher Residencies

Partner

IDEA Public Schools

Partner

IDEA Public Schools

Partner

GreenLight Fund

Partner

GreenLight Fund

Partner

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Partner

Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

Partner

Citizen Schools

Partner

Citizen Schools

Partner

United Way of Lane County

Partner

United Way of Lane County

Partner

America Forward

Partner

America Forward

Partner

New Profit

Partner

New Profit

Partner

National Council on Crime and Delinquency 

Partner

National Council on Crime and Delinquency 

Partner

Community Training and Assistance Center

Partner

Community Training and Assistance Center

Partner

Blue Engine

Partner

Blue Engine

Partner

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

Partner

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

Partner

New Teacher Center

Partner

New Teacher Center

Partner

LIFT

Partner

LIFT

Partner

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Partner

University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Partner

College Summit

Partner

College Summit

Partner

Nonprofit Finance Fund

Partner

Nonprofit Finance Fund

Partner

Cascade Philanthropy Advisors

Partner

Cascade Philanthropy Advisors

Partner

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

Partner

National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy

Partner

Way to Grow

Partner

Way to Grow

Partner

Knowledge Alliance

Partner

Knowledge Alliance

Partner

Bill De Blasio

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Bill De Blasio

Moneyball All-Star

Local

National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform

Partner

National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform

Partner

Spurwink Services

Partner

Spurwink Services

Partner

Communities In Schools

Partner

Communities In Schools

Partner

Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood

Partner

Saint Paul Promise Neighborhood

Partner

Mitch Landrieu

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Mitch Landrieu

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Jobs for the Future

Partner

Jobs for the Future

Partner

Year Up

Partner

Year Up

Partner

PACE Center for Girls, Inc.

Partner

PACE Center for Girls, Inc.

Partner

Greg Fischer

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Greg Fischer

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Greater Twin Cities United Way

Partner

Greater Twin Cities United Way

Partner

Eric Garcetti

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Eric Garcetti

Moneyball All-Star

Local

College Possible

Partner

College Possible

Partner

Success for All Foundation

Partner

Success for All Foundation

Partner

Forum for Youth Investment

Partner

Forum for Youth Investment

Partner

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative

Partner

Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative

Partner

Sly James

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Sly James

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Nurse Family Partnership

Partner

Nurse Family Partnership

Partner

Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)

Partner

Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL)

Partner

Stephen Goldsmith

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Stephen Goldsmith

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Green and Healthy Homes Initiative

Partner

Green and Healthy Homes Initiative

Partner

Education Reform Now

Partner

Education Reform Now

Partner

Karen Freeman-Wilson

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Karen Freeman-Wilson

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Democrats for Education Reform

Partner

Democrats for Education Reform

Partner

TNTP

Partner

TNTP

Partner

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas

Partner

Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas

Partner

Michael Hancock

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Michael Hancock

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Urban Alliance

Partner

Urban Alliance

Partner

StriveTogether

Partner

StriveTogether

Partner

Martin Walsh

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Martin Walsh

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Leaps and Bounds Family Services

Partner

Leaps and Bounds Family Services

Partner

Boston Plan for Excellence

Partner

Boston Plan for Excellence

Partner

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Green Dot Public Schools

Partner

Green Dot Public Schools

Partner

ConnCAN

Partner

ConnCAN

Partner

Kasim Reed

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Kasim Reed

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Education and Outreach Group, Sonoma State University

Partner

Education and Outreach Group, Sonoma State University

Partner

Richard J. Berry

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Richard J. Berry

Moneyball All-Star

Local

Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School

Partner

Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School

Partner

Governor Terry Mcauliffe

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Governor Terry Mcauliffe

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

YES Prep Public Schools

Partner

YES Prep Public Schools

Partner

Roger Porter

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Roger Porter

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Bruce Reed

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Bruce Reed

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

John Bridgeland

Moneyball All-Star

Founding

John Bridgeland

Moneyball All-Star

Founding

Melody Barnes

Moneyball All-Star

Founding

Melody Barnes

Moneyball All-Star

Founding

Laura D. Tyson

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Laura D. Tyson

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Glenn Hubbard

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Glenn Hubbard

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Austan Goolsbee

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Austan Goolsbee

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Gene Sperling

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Gene Sperling

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Richard Riley

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Richard Riley

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Margaret Spellings

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Margaret Spellings

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Robert E. Rubin

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Robert E. Rubin

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Henry Paulson

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Henry Paulson

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Representative Paul Ryan

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Representative Paul Ryan

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Representative Todd Young

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Representative Todd Young

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Representative John Delaney

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Representative John Delaney

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Mary Landrieu

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Mary Landrieu

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Senator Mark Warner

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Senator Mark Warner

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Senator Jeanne Shaheen

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Senator Orrin Hatch

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Senator Orrin Hatch

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Senator Michael Bennet

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Senator Michael Bennet

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Senator Kelly Ayotte

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Senator Kelly Ayotte

Moneyball All-Star

Federal

Jim Nussle

Moneyball All-Star

Founding

Jim Nussle

Moneyball All-Star

Founding

Peter Orszag

Moneyball All-Star

Founding

Peter Orszag

Moneyball All-Star

Founding

Michael Bloomberg

Moneyball All-Star

Founding

Michael Bloomberg

Moneyball All-Star

Founding

Oliver Wise

New Orleans, LA

Local Government Fellow

Oliver Wise

New Orleans, LA

Local Government Fellow

Steven E. Shaw

Cook County, IL

Local Government Fellow

Steven E. Shaw

Cook County, IL

Local Government Fellow

Miguel Sangalang

Los Angeles, CA

Local Government Fellow

Miguel Sangalang

Los Angeles, CA

Local Government Fellow

Daro Mott

Louisville, KY

Local Government Fellow

Daro Mott

Louisville, KY

Local Government Fellow

Jennifer Reed

Washington D.C.

Local Government Fellow

Jennifer Reed

Washington D.C.

Local Government Fellow

Gilbert Montano

Albuquerque, NM

Local Government Fellow

Gilbert Montano

Albuquerque, NM

Local Government Fellow

Elizabeth Mitchell

Salt Lake County, UT

Local Government Fellow

Elizabeth Mitchell

Salt Lake County, UT

Local Government Fellow

Mark McDaniel

Dallas, TX

Local Government Fellow

Mark McDaniel

Dallas, TX

Local Government Fellow

Matt Malament

Atlanta, GA

Local Government Fellow

Matt Malament

Atlanta, GA

Local Government Fellow

Andrew Kleine

Baltimore, MD

Local Government Fellow

Andrew Kleine

Baltimore, MD

Local Government Fellow

Matthew Klein

New York, NY

Local Government Fellow

Matthew Klein

New York, NY

Local Government Fellow

Kate Joncas

Seattle, WA

Local Government Fellow

Kate Joncas

Seattle, WA

Local Government Fellow

Dave Gottesman

Montgomery County, MD

Local Government Fellow

Dave Gottesman

Montgomery County, MD

Local Government Fellow

Carrie S. Cihak

King County, WA

Local Government Fellow

Carrie S. Cihak

King County, WA

Local Government Fellow

Anjali Chainani

Philadelphia, PA

Local Government Fellow

Anjali Chainani

Philadelphia, PA

Local Government Fellow

Jim Shelton

Senior Fellow

Jim Shelton

Senior Fellow

Raj Shah

Senior Fellow

Raj Shah

Senior Fellow

Bruce Reed

Senior Fellow

Bruce Reed

Senior Fellow

Linda Gibbs

Senior Fellows

Linda Gibbs

Senior Fellows

Michael Gerson

Senior Fellow

Michael Gerson

Senior Fellow

Robert Doar

Senior Fellow

Robert Doar

Senior Fellow

John Bridgeland

Senior Fellow

John Bridgeland

Senior Fellow

Melody Barnes

Senior Fellow

Melody Barnes

Senior Fellow