Build a Bank of Knowledge
Encourage and support research, demonstration projects, and data collection to identify and confirm effective, evidenced-based approaches for serving people who experience homelessness.
Fund demonstration projects, with independent evaluators, to assess the impacts of innovative models like Housing First.
United Way of Merrimack Valley Housing First for Families Initiative Evaluation Reports:
Conduct research to better understand homeless issues in your community and support local research efforts. This research can help generate momentum for community efforts to end homelessness.
Greater Twin Cities United Way: Principle funder of the Wilder Foundation’s triennial statewide survey: Homelessness in Minnesota.
United Way of King County study of Homeless Street Populations
United Way of Greater Los Angeles Homeless Cost Study
Be a leader in collecting and disseminating information on homelessness in your community.
United Way of Coastal Fairfield County, lead agency for the Continuum of Care’s Homeless Management Information System (HMIS).
United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta, hosting Innovations Forum to highlight innovative practices for ending homelessness in the Southeast region.
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