27 Indicators for Backbone Effectiveness

Published3rd June 2014

A set of 27 indicators, designed collaboratively, to provide a way to measure the effectiveness of backbone/infrastructure organisations.


Indicators are organised according to six functions of backbone organisations. These are to: guide vision and strategy; support aligned activities; establish shared measurement practices; build public will; advance policy; mobilise funding.


FSG also provide consultancy services in strategy, implementation, research, evaluation, organisational change and coalition building. They are based in the United States.

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