Realigning Foundation Trustees to Incentivize Learning
We need to change the technocratic habits that prevent foundation staff and boards from engaging productively and learning together.
The Evaluation Roundtable is a network of foundation leaders that aims to improve evaluation and learning practice in philanthropy.
event Jun 2019
Transitions and Transformations for Evaluation’s Role in Philanthropy
The 2019 Evaluation Roundtable convening explored how evaluation leaders—working within or with foundations—can manage change not just defensively, but proactively…
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…
insight Apr 2016
Oh for the Love of Sticky Notes! The Changing Role of Evaluators Who Work with Foundations
Julia Coffman, founder of the Center for Evaluation Innovation, illustrates evaluators’ changing roles in the context of her own experiences…