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Your Toolkit for Successful Evaluations

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Publication date: 
05/2010

This resource has been designed and assembled by the Macro International evaluation team with the support of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation as a starter kit to promote the integration of effective evaluation into grantmaker education programs.

Economic Scenario Planning Toolkit

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Publication date: 
05/2010

The Economic Scenario Planning (ESP) Model, or "Stress Test," allows community foundations to create five-year forecasts to answer questions such as: What will be the impact of different investment performance scenarios on asset levels? What amount of grantmaking can we expect in the next few years? What happens to our economics if donors behave in different ways?

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Key Findings from the Grantee Perception Report

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Publication date: 
04/2010

Funders are making significant changes in their work because of grantee feedback, the Center for Effective Philanthropy says. In general the intensity of change made by funders in 2009 increased most noticeably in the areas of communications with grantees, attitudes toward working with grantees, provision of assistance beyond the check and grantmaking processes.

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Embedded Philanthropy and Community Change

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Publication date: 
03/2010

Chapin Hall's work on embedded philanthropy began in 2003, as an outgrowth of a long-standing research program on philanthropy and community change. Our focus thus far has been on documenting and delineating this form of philanthropic practice and on convening embedded funders in a series of meetings designed to help them learn from one another's work. Our current perspective on embedded philanthropy is presented in this Issue Brief (2007).

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Ensuring a Cross-Culturally Competent Evaluation

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Publication date: 
03/2010

Ensuring a Cross-Culturally Competent Evaluation presents practical examples of how cross-cultural issues surface in evaluation and how to address the issues. The report showcases four fictional situations that capture some of the ways in which cultural insensitivity and inappropriateness have emerged in evaluation.

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