This literature review was funded by the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under Program Support Center HHSP23320095647WC Purchase Order HHSP23337004T entitled “An Assessment of the Sustainability and Impact of Community Coalitions Once Federal Funding has Expired.” Contributing authors from NORC were Jennifer Benz, Alycia Infante, Caitlin Oppenheimer, and Hilary Scherer, and from ASPE, Wilma Tilson. The authors thank our external advisors, Prudence Brown and Carmelita Grady, as well as Caroline Taplin and Lee Wilson from ASPE and Amanda Cash from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for their valuable feedback and guidance on this literature review.
This literature review was released in May 2010. In November 2010, the literature review was presented at the American Evaluation Association and Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management meetings. The authors thank the meeting participants and panel discussants for their helpful comments and suggestions. The second release of this literature review in January 2011 reflects this feedback.