LEO is proud to partner with national foundations and service provider networks to identify and conduct impact evaluations of innovative, effective and scalable anti-poverty programs. Our two national partners include:
- The Wilson Sheehan Foundation - A family foundation working towards lasting change, working towards the mission to help women, children, and families throughout the United States and around the world improve their quality of life. The Wilson Sheehan Foundation focuses in particular in working with non-profits and programs that provide education opportunities and foster economic self-sufficiency to elevate families' quality of life.
Catholic Charities USA - The national office for Catholic Charities agencies nationwide. Catholic Charities USA’s members provide help and create hope for millions of people every year, regardless of their religious, social, or economic background. CCUSA provides leadership and support for the work of local agencies in their efforts to reduce poverty, support families, and empower communities.
LEO works closely with local service providers to identify programs and conduct research. We are actively working with the following partners, including:
- All Chicago
- Catholic Charities of Fort Worth
- Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago
- Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa
- Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens
- Catholic Family Center
- Charities Housing
- Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS)
- Illinois WIC Program
- Reading for Life: St. Joseph County Juvenile Justice Center
- Tarrant County College
Because LEO is a research network, we are aligned with several other research institutions: