Resources

Topic: “Impact and Evaluation”

Choosing a Focus

What do you want to achieve with your foundation? Many foundations focus on a particular field of interest, population, or geography. Others focus by strategy (e.g., building technology capacity, developing nonprofit leaders) and bolster a range of grantees by applying those strategies. Settling on a focus is not necessarily an easy step—especially if your foundation... Read More

Webinar Recording
Taking Steps to Increase Your Impact

We all want to have impact with our philanthropy—or, in simpler terms, make a real difference. Wanting impact, however, doesn’t mean it can happen immediately. In this program we explored how Exponent Philanthropy’s 10-Minute Impact Assessment can help you navigate the noble but complex goal of increasing your impact. Use its straightforward framework to begin to identify... Read More

Webinar Recording
Small-Staffed Foundation Trends: Exponent Philanthropy Turns 20

Kick off Exponent Philanthropy’s yearlong 20th anniversary celebration with a conversation about data and trends in small-staffed foundation giving. Senior Program Director Ruth Masterson will be joined by several Exponent Philanthropy members to reflect on what funders have come to see and do differently over the years—and what they haven’t, all grounded in data from... Read More