Resources

Topic: “Impact and Evaluation”

Webinar Recording
Leveraging Media to Advance Your Philanthropic Goals

Funders of all types and sizes are using strategic communications to advance their philanthropic goals, especially in today’s world that demands increasing transparency. This webinar addressed how thoughtful and strategic media engagement can amplify the impact of your philanthropy and offered tips for engaging media using Exponent Philanthropy’s new Media Toolkit as a guide. Speakers: Rob DiLeonardi, executive... Read More

Webinar Recording
Collective Impact: B’More for Babies Case Study

Collective impact brings people together, in a structured way, to achieve social change. Curious how it really works in practice? Want to understand how small-staffed foundations can get involved? This webinar shares an overview of collective impact along with practical, how-to tips from a Baltimore effort that has helped to reduce infant mortality and improve... Read More

Webinar Recording
Coaching as a Tool for Effective Philanthropy

Funders are operating in an increasingly complex and demanding world. Equipped with the coaching mindset and skills—proven to help others maximize their potential for insight and smart decision making—many funders are helping fellow board members, staff, and grantees gain clarity and self-awareness, discover solutions to challenges, and take actions toward their goals. Learn what coaching... Read More

Going Beyond the Grant in Rural Communities

Small funders have a limited amount of grantmaking capacity and, to be impactful, must think about how to use those funds strategically to help their key nonprofit partners become more stable and proficient. This requires the funder to develop a more familiar relationship with the grantee—understanding its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats—and be prepared to... Read More