Strategic Grantmaking: How Can Evaluation Help Grantmakers Think Forward?

501 Chiwana

Over time, the utility of grant evaluations has deepened from simple accountability to outcomes measurement—from demonstrating that funds were used in the intended manner, to determining whether or not they achieved the intended results. But what if evaluation could also help grantmakers determine what to invest in, and when? Two evaluators and one grantmaker will show you how it can.

In this session, presenters will share concrete examples from their own work using evaluation data and methodologies to guide programmatic strategy and determine the future of both pilot initiatives and well-established programs. Participants will leave understanding how they can incorporate evaluation into their strategic planning and program design decisions.

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