Resources

Topic: “Impact and Evaluation”

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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