This worksheet is intended to help foundation staffs and boards establish indicators of foundation performance in four areas: achieving impact, setting the agenda/strategy, managing operations, and optimizing governance.
Criteria for Philanthropy at Its Best: Benchmarks to Assess and Enhance Grantmaker Impact is the first ever set of measurable guidelines that will help foundations and other institutional grantmakers operate ethically and maximize the impact of their dollars.
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Does collaboration have intrinsic value? Explore the potential and pitfalls of partnership for achieving foundation's goals through a case study analysis from the Wallace Foundation.
This piece captures five key insights to guide organizations as they develop ongoing Measurement, Learning, and Evaluation plans to achieve greater social impact.
A sample form used by a foundation's board of directors to evaluation the chief executive officer.