Benchmarking Evaluation in Foundations: Do We Know What We Are Doing?

This article presents new findings about what foundations are doing on evaluation and discusses their implications. It is based on 2012 research that benchmarks the positioning, resourcing, and function of evaluation in foundations, and follows up on a 2009 study that used a similar design.


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Questions what foundations are doing on evaluation as the world of philanthropy regularly shifts and changes in evaluation resourcing and positioning tend to soon follow.

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July 2013

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Julia Coffman, Tonya Beer, Patricia Patrizi, Elizabeth Heid Thompson



Field/Sector Learning and Evaluation