Impact and Evaluation
Amp Up Your Impact With Program Related Investments
By furthering innovation, directing capital to underserved communities, and addressing critical needs, program related investments (PRIs) maximize foundation dollars and achieve big impact. New and veteran PRI makers will learn about the art, science, and newest applications of PRIs.
Finding Focus: A Tale of Two Foundations
Finding a focus for your foundation can be one of the most challenging, yet powerful, steps toward increasing your impact. Learn two ways to focus and get results.
Getting to Impact Through Evaluation
Once your foundation decides where it’s headed, evaluation can play a key role in telling you whether you’re achieving your goals. Examine your foundation’s impact using a simple, five-step framework.
Making a real difference with your giving is possible, but it takes thoughtful planning. Identify what your foundation wants to achieve and develop a simple framework for giving that produces the results you desire.
Making an Impact When You Grant Less Than $100,000 Yearly
Small funders use not only dollars but knowledge, skills, connections, reputations, and voices to benefit their communities and fields of interest. Learn tips for making an impact and creating a streamlined grantmaking process.
Turning Knowledge into Impact: Scanning the Landscape in the Information Age
In ways that fit your time, budget, and operating style, tap into the vast expanse of information available today. Identify important gaps, niches where small investments can make a big difference, and effective strategies, agencies, and programs.