Foundations and Evaluation: Contexts and Practices for Effective Philanthropy

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Marc T. Braverman, Norman A. Constantine, Jana Kay Slater
John Wiley & Sons, Jul 29, 2004 - Business & Economics - 400 pages
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"Gathered together in this unique book on evaluation and effectivefoundation practice are the experienced-based perspectives andmeasured insights of both seasoned practitioners and keyphilanthropic thought leaders. Foundations and Evaluation isa substantial think piece for grantmakers of any size."
Dorothy S. Ridings, president and CEO, Council onFoundations

"Foundations and Evaluation explores the intersectionbetween organizational effectiveness and evaluation anddemonstrates the need for commitment to evaluation throughout thefoundation. . . . A good read for both newcomers to evaluation andthose with more experience, written by some of the most highlyrespected leaders in the field."
Kathleen P. Enright, executive director, Grantmakersfor Effective Organizations

 

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Contents

Foreword
xiii
Preface
xvii
The Editors
xxi
The Contributors
xxiii
Introduction Putting Evaluation to Work for Foundations
xxxv
PRESIDENTIAL PERSPECTIVES
xlvii
PART ONE UNDERSTANDING FOUNDATIONS AS A CONTEXT FOR EVALUATION
1
PART TWO BUILDING CAPACITY FOR EVALUATION PRACTICE
143
Index
305
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About the author (2004)

Marc T. Braverman is a Cooperative Extension youth development specialist in the Department of Human and Community Development at the University of California, Davis.

Norman A. Constantine is a senior research scientist and program director of the Center for Research on Adolescent Health and Development at the Public Health Institute in Oakland, California, and lecturer in epidemiology at the University of California, Berkeley.

Jana Kay Slater is senior research scientist at the Center for Research on Adolescent Health and Development at the Public Health Institute in Oakland, California.

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