Grantmaking, Monitoring & Evaluation

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Released: 09/2018

Compiled below are a collection of curated resources for foundations engaged in disaster philanthropy.

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Released: 12/2013

This document includes a sample grant tracking spreadsheet.

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Released: 11/2013

Site visits can help with grantmaking decisions, observe the progress of a grant during the grant period, or evaluate results at the end of the grant.

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Released: 05/2013

Common grant report form developed to facilitate the reporting process for grantmakers and grantseekers.

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Released: 12/2013

The Michigan Cultural Data Project (CDP) is a powerful, online management tool designed to strengthen arts and cultural organizations by gathering reliable, longitudinal data on the sector.

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Released: 12/2013

In a white paper published by the Michigan Economic Center at Prima Civitas, Foundation Director John Austin defines Michigan’s “Blue Economy” and estimates the economic impact of water-based economic activity at nearly one million jobs and $60 billion annually.

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Released: 09/2013

Nonprofit organizations face a long list of challenges that starts with fundraising and can include everything from meeting increasing demands for services to utilizing technology most effectively. Who do they turn to for assistance as they grapple with these issues? One source of assistance and support can be foundations, which have a vested interest in nonprofits’ success—and the resources to help.

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Released: 10/2013

This report from The Bridgespan Group explores promising efforts youth employment programs and employer engagement.

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Released: 12/2012

The Project Streamline Grantmaker Assessment Tool is an online survey that generates a comparative report about your grantmaking processes. This tool will enable you to compare your grantmaking processes to those of other funders, as well as to the principles described in the report, Drowning in Paperwork, Distracted from Purpose.

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Released: 05/2014

From the Collective Impact Forum and FSB, this report provides practical guidance for planning and implementing evaluations of collective impact initiatives.

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