|By Business Wire||
|June 25, 2014 09:10 AM EDT||
nFocus Solutions®, the leading provider of performance management and outcome measurement solutions with more than 4,500 clients nationwide, is partnering with the East Lake Foundation to assist in managing, tracking and measuring the quality and impact of its school and community programs. The East Lake Foundation, originally created in 1995, was formed to revitalize the East Lake Meadows housing project in Atlanta, Georgia. East Lake has become a replicable model for community redevelopment and is now a great community neighborhood of its own.
Before East Lake Foundation’s establishment, 4% of the housing project’s families earned incomes above the poverty line. In addition, the community’s crime rate was 18 times the national average and 5% of local 5th graders met or exceeded state standards in math. Through the foundation’s efforts, East Lake Meadows has reduced violent crime by 95%; significantly improved employment rates and created the Drew Charter School, the fourth best public school in Atlanta.
The East Lake Foundation selected nFocus Solutions to empower its programs, strengthen its partners' ability to manage participant information, share important data between partners and measure program effectiveness. They will be using nFocus’ Community Solutions Data Warehouse, which collects and aggregates data from a variety of outside data sources to provide a comprehensive view of a community, as well as TraxSolutions®, a user-friendly software suite that includes integrated attendance scanning, case management, survey collection and more.
“We are excited about having a single database to gather data about the families served by our work. It will enhance our collaboration with partners and other stakeholders. The increased ability to track and measure outcomes across our collaborative presents a ripe opportunity to take a reflective look at our work and plan for the years ahead,” said Daniel Shoy Jr., President, East Lake Foundation.
“Through our advanced data tracking, outcome measurement and data sharing capabilities, our solutions will help East Lake elevate the impact they’re having on their youth and communities. We are proud to support the East Lake Foundation in its efforts to create positive outcomes in Atlanta,” said Ananda Roberts, President of nFocus Solutions.
About nFocus Solutions®
nFocus Solutions® is dedicated to the development of innovative technologies and intelligent business solutions for the public sector. We are the leading provider of applications that communities, nonprofits and government agencies rely on to make their organizations more effective. Our high-quality data management and analysis software enables our clients to achieve clear, well-defined results that change the world. Visit nfocus.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to learn more.
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