Grantmaking, Monitoring & Evaluation

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Released: 01/2013

NCRP reports that the current practice of strategic philanthropy typically favors short-term metrics, is largely disconnected from grantees and the communities these nonprofits serve, and usually lacks authentic feedback to inform the strategies. Unless grantmakers explicitly address the needs of underserved communities and invest in policy and community engagement – strategies long practiced by social justice philanthropists – they are unlikely to achieve their goals.

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Released: 03/2015

With the complex challenges our nation faces, the need for grassroots leadership is urgent, and there's a lot at stake. "Cultivating Nonprofit Leadership: A (Missed?) Philanthropic Opportunity" looks at how supporting grassroots nonprofit leaders can smash silos, create unforeseen alliances, and boost the impact of the nonprofit sector.

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Released: 04/2021

This report provides a comprehensive look at Michigan residents who struggle to afford basic necessities.

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Released: 03/2021

Scholarships are one of the most common types of grants to individuals. This document is a reference tool for considering the variety of giving options available to philanthropy.

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Released: 06/2021

This report examines 16 indicators of child well-being at the state and local levels. 

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Released: 08/2020

This report provides an overview of the evaluation methods funders use most often. 

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Released: 11/2017

This handbook is designed to demystify evaluation and help you get the most out of evaluation for your organization.

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Released: 12/2014

Growing numbers of charities are using theory of change as a strategy and evaluation tool. This popularity is partly a symptom of funders asking charities to provide a theory of change in their application or evaluation. But can the approach also be useful for funders themselves; and how does the tool differ in this setting?

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Released: 06/2018

A collection of sample documents related to Grantmaking, Monitoring & Evaluation.

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