Assessment Tools - Exponent Philanthropy

Assessment Tools

Some lean funders find it difficult to assess their effectiveness. Thus, we created these assessment tools to help lean funders examine their alignment (or lack thereof) between intent and impact.

10-Minute Impact Assessment

Explore How to Make The Most of Your Giving
This simple tool offers your foundation a framework that you can use to discuss your impact, identify areas of strength, and highlight opportunities for increasing your impact.


Grantee and Applicant Perception Survey

Learn From Your Grantees and Applicants
Identify areas of strength and opportunities for improvement, and set up your board and staff for productive conversations that increase your foundation’s effectiveness.


Practical Board Self-Assessment

Improve Your Foundation’s Effectiveness
Take a thoughtful approach to board assessment so that it’s positive, productive, and even fun for everyone involved.