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When the Best Offense is a Good Defense: Understanding and Measuring Advocacy on the Defense

How should we think about evaluation when advocacy is about holding the line?

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insight Jul 2019

Are you really ready for developmental evaluation? You may have to get out of your own way.

Developmental evaluation requires changing the way evaluation commissioners and evaluators work together. If it feels like business as usual, you’re…

By Tanya Beer

Are you really ready for developmental evaluation? You may have to get out of your own way.

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 Mar 2019

No Royal Road: Finding and Following the Natural Pathways in Advocacy Evaluation

As efforts at driving change become more diffuse, involve more actors, and have more transformational goals, we need a radically…

No Royal Road: Finding and Following the Natural Pathways in Advocacy Evaluation