Assessment Tools

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.


Practical Board Self-Assessment with Exponent Philanthropy Support

This board self-assessment was developed with your small foundation mind. It is designed to be a useful tool to increase your board’s effectiveness and help all board members feel more fulfilled by their work. An Exponent Philanthropy staff member will partner with you to tailor the implementation of the Practical Board Self-Assessment to your foundation’s unique needs, analyze the results, and recommend next steps. 


Grantee and Applicant Perception Survey

This survey offers your foundation a structured opportunity to 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.