Resources

Results for:   Topic: “Impact and Evaluation”  

Webinar Recording
Managing Risk to Maximize Impact in Grantmaking

Funders are often described—and describe themselves—as being able to take risks that neither the private sector nor the government can or will take. However, no industry standard currently exists for defining, assessing, and managing risk in philanthropy. Few grantmakers assess risk during the application process and even fewer have processes in place to manage risks... Read More

Webinar Recording
Making the Most of Your Giving

Make no mistake, money is far from your only asset as a funder. You have a host of additional resources at your disposal, including your reputation, voice, time, connections, and knowledge about community needs. During this webinar, experts from Exponent Philanthropy and Wells Fargo discussed opportunities to maximize the impact of their dollar and non-dollar... 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

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How Grantmaking Organizations Drive Social Change

The world of philanthropy is transforming with the shift from the act of giving to a more deliberate approach of social change through investment. With that change comes the need to strategically assess program impact through indicators and outcomes.  Funders and their grantees need consistent collaboration to measure progress throughout the life of a grant.... Read More

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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

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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