Two Decades in Investment in Substance-Use Prevention and Treatment

FavoriteThe Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) worked to reduce harm from alcohol and other drugs in the United States for over two decades—an investment of nearly $700 million. This retrospective analysis, part of the RWJF Retrospective Series, assesses RWJF’s investment, what was achieved through its efforts, and the strengths and challenges of the Foundation’s approach.

Demonstrating the Value of Social Service Programs: A Simplified Approach to Calculating Return on Investment

FavoriteThis article examines a Gates Foundation report on a new Program Return on Investment (PROI) tool described herein simplifies monetizing the value of program outcomes and may be able to serve as a solution for valuation for all human service programs.