Building on earlier dialogues on North/South cooperation that were convened by ForAL (Forging Alliances South and North), ForAL initiated a virtual dialogue which, through an ongoing exchange between funders and civil society groups, facilitated reflection on conceptual and methodological elements in order to strengthen our capacity to evaluate social change in social movement processes. We…
New blog post about impact evaluation, originally from Stanford Social Innovation Review: Click Here!
At the recent EFC Conference in Cascais, Portugal, the Working Group on Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace joined with the Bernard van Leer Foundation, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Erasmus Centre for Strategic Philanthropy, European Foundation Centre and Fondazione Cariplo to host a very interactive session on impact assessment and evaluation. As part of the session, we…
Summary document by Max Niedzwiecki, PhD on available evaluation resources for assessing the impact of Social Justice Philanthropy. Evaluation Frameworks for Social Justice Philanthropy – A Review of Available Resources.pdf
NCRP released a report called “Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities – Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing and Civic Engagement in Pennsylvania.” Thought you might be interested. To see a copy, click here: here.
From AWID Capturing Change in Women’s Realities – The Challenges of Monitoring and Evaluating Our Work.pdf A Critical Analysis of Current Measurement and Evaluation Frameworks.ppt
An article for Effect, the journal of the European Foundation Centre, on impact assessment by Lisa Jordan and Barry Knight – as a follow-up to their presentation at the EFC Conference in 2010. The Essentials of Impact Assessment.pdf
An excellent post on the Bernard van Leer Foundation website by Lisa Jordan on changing how the foundation is thinking about evaluation.
The Global Fund for Community Foundations launched a new report on the state of the global community foundation field. The report, “More than the Poor Cousin?”(attached) draws on data collected through the GFCF’s grantmaking processes and sets out to argue that community foundations may be a missing piece in the international development jigsaw. Join the…
Paper by Barry Knight given out at the EFC conference in 2010. Evaluating Philanthropy.doc