How can organizations increase college readiness, access, and persistence?


How can philanthropies build applicants’ skills and strengthen the quality of their proposals?


How can cross-sector partnerships improve educational outcomes?


How can diverse partnerships build career pathways in their communities?

Equal Measure provides evaluation and philanthropic services to major private and community foundations, national and regional nonprofits, and government organizations.

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For more than 30 years, Equal Measure has worked in a mosaic of communities to elevate insights, shape social investments, and fuel sustainable social change. These experiences have forged our deeply ingrained organizational commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), which we consider a journey with our team, client, and social sector colleagues.

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New from Equal Measure

Cultivating Systems Leadership in Cross-sector Partnerships: Lessons from the Linked Learning Regional Hubs of Excellence

In a new Issue Brief, developed in partnership with Harder+Company, on the Irvine Foundation’s Linked Learning Regional Hubs of Excellence, we to discuss the role of leadership in complex systems change strategies, particularly those focused on producing equitable impacts in college and career readiness.


From the Field

New Q-Interview with Jobs for the Future's Marty Alvarado and Joel Vargas

In a new Q-Interview, Jobs for the Future’s Marty Alvarado and Joel Vargas discuss the development of systems leadership in The James Irvine Foundation’s Linked Learning Regional Hubs of Excellence initiative.

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