In This Report, You’ll Learn

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    When should a foundation invest in an evaluation.

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    Factors that influence the cost of an evaluation.

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    Tips on selecting and engaging an evaluator.

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    The standard elements of a consulting contract.

Key Takeaway

In the past, funders treated an evaluation like a compliance check. Today? It’s so much more

Today’s foundations are utilizing external evaluators for three main reasons: 1) to analyze program results and resource utilization; 2) to gain a clearer sense of what works and what doesn’t; and 3) to support program planning and improvement. Evaluation has transformed from a control mechanism to an invaluable learning tool. 

Findings & Stats

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