The Assessment Report is a public version of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s biennial Scorecard, a self-assessment that highlights key indicators of organizational performance.
RWJF is one of the few philanthropies that shares this kind of information publicly—as of 2009, only 13 percent of foundations publish annual reports.
In keeping with RWJF policy to produce an in-depth review of organizational performance every other year, the 2013 Assessment Report presents information gathered from multiple sources—external stakeholders, grantees, and internal administrative data—in this assessment. In examining these data, the Foundation focuses on the 14 most critical indicators of its performance. As shown in the 2013 Assessment Report, the Foundation has maintained or improved its performance on nearly all (12 out of 14) indicators related to Program Impact, Program Development, and Grantee Relations. RWJF looks toward these metrics to guide its efforts to improve the organization.