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Your Toolkit for Successful Evaluations

This resource has been designed and assembled by the Macro International evaluation team with the support of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation as a starter kit to promote the integration of effective evaluation into grantmaker education programs.
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PolicyWorks Starter Kit & Case Studies

The PolicyWorks Starter Kit has been created for use by the PolicyWorks Community of regional associations of grantmakers who have made a commitment to growing their capacity and increasing their work in government relations and public policy work.

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Strengthening Democracy, Increasing Opportunities: Impacts of Advocacy, Organizing and Civic Engagement

Publication date: 
01/2009
This research documents how 15 nonprofit organizations in Los Angeles County and their allies leveraged foundation grants to secure nearly $91 of benefit for every dollar spent for Los Angeles citizens.
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Best Practices in Disaster Grantmaking: Lessons from the Gulf Coast

Publication date: 
04/2008
This comprehensive report shares the experiences of donors that provided funding following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and offers a blueprint for future philanthropic intervention following such disasters.
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Using Your Organization's Technology to Connect

Publication date: 
03/2007
How can you tell if you are effectively using your technology resources to connect with members? Explore a knowledge management framework from ASAE that shows you how to use, enhance, and promote your technology resources.
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Leveraging What You Know: Knowledge Management Strategies for Funders

Publication date: 
11/2004
How can grantmakers use knowledge management to increase the impact of their work? Explore key issues and lessons learned from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.
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Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia Releases Giving Study

Release Date: 
11/17/2014
A new giving report from Philanthropy Network Greater Philadelphia finds that as the economy recovers giving has increased 10% with nearly a third of grant dollars supporting education.
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New Report Examines Philanthropy's Role in Hurricane Sandy Relief and Recovery

Release Date: 
10/29/2014
Two years after the historic storm, Philanthropy & Hurricane Sandy: A Report on the Foundation & Corporate Response breaks down the allocation of dollars contributed thus far and offers perspective on the role of private giving in disaster response and lessons to be taken from this one.

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