Toward a Trust-Based Framework for Learning and Evaluation
What if we reimagined evaluation as an opportunity for funders to learn and evolve as stewards, rather than taking on the narrow–and virtually impossible–task of proving that limited grants make a measurable impact on longstanding, complex social issues?
The Evaluation Roundtable is a cutting-edge, dynamic platform for peer learning in philanthropy. Evaluation and learning leaders from over 130 foundations in the U.S. and Canada participate.
presentation May 2020
Why is Evaluation So White?
In this presentation, Vidhya Shanker, PhD, and Carolina De La Rosa Mateo, MPH, explore how the field of evaluation has…
publication Apr 2021
Policy Wins Aren’t Enough; We Need Advocacy that Builds Power
While getting policy wins and systems changes is important, what does it mean to center impacted communities as the drivers…
publication Aug 2021
Holding Foundations Accountable for Equity Commitments
Philanthropy needs to transform the structures and processes through which foundations hold power, including how they conceive of and operationalize…