Resources

Getting to Impact Discussion Guide #6: Why Evaluation is a Key Component in Increasing Your Impact

This discussion guide helps you understand why evaluation is critical to increasing your foundation’s impact and that evaluation is possible—even if small. Your foundation can use this guide to explore: Why to evaluate. The benefits of evaluation. Evaluation and cost-efficiency. The guide also features relevant Exponent Philanthropy primers and resources for your use. 10 pages Read More

Getting to Impact Discussion Guide #4: Finding Success Through a Clear Vision and Road Map

This discussion guide offers a simple framework for moving your foundation from having a focus to defining a vision of success and, ultimately, implementing a thoughtful strategy to realize that vision. In this guide, you’ll find information, case studies, and discussion questions that will help your foundation: Develop your strategy. Outline your path to impact.... Read More

Getting to Impact Discussion Guide #1: Why Every Foundation Can and Should Have Impact

The Getting to Impact Discussion Guides are designed to help you facilitate discussions among your board members or local community of grantmakers with one purpose: to explore and strengthen a commitment to impact with your giving. The first discussion guide helps you understand impact, the importance of pursuing it, and a basic framework for achieving... Read More