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What Will it Take for Philanthropy to Learn?

Fourteen foundations tested ideas for integrating learning into the way philanthropy works.

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We believe in the transformative power of evaluation and learning.

The Evaluation Roundtable is a network of foundation leaders that aims to improve evaluation and learning practice in philanthropy.

Highlighted Content

insight Jun 2018

5-A-Day: Learning By Force of Habit

Establishing a learning organization or culture is such a big goal that it can overwhelm our ability to act on…

By Julia Coffman

5-A-Day: Learning By Force of Habit

publication Jun 2019

Realigning Foundation Trustees to Incentivize Learning

A common barrier for the development of a foundation's learning culture is how staff and boards engage. The problem is…

By Tanya Beer

Realigning Foundation Trustees to Incentivize Learning

publication May 2013

Eyes Wide Open: Learning as Strategy Under Conditions of Complexity and Uncertainty

How can foundations avoid the traps that sabotage their learning and hamper their ability to guide strategy in complex contexts?…

By Patricia Patrizi, Elizabeth Heid Thompson, Julia Coffman, Tanya Beer

Eyes Wide Open: Learning as Strategy Under Conditions of Complexity and Uncertainty