Strengthening the Field of Philanthropic Evaluation: A Call to Action
Last year Engage R+D and Equal Measure launched an exploratory dialogue among funders and small/mid-sized evaluation firms to consider ways we could work together differently to deepen the impact of evaluation and learning on philanthropic practice. The goal was to test the salience of the topic and interest in building an affinity network of leaders. In 12 short months, our informal Funder Evaluator Affinity Network has increased to nearly 200 strong, and the list of interested individuals grows almost daily.
In this blog post for GEO Perspectives, Equal Measure’s Meg Long and Engage R+D’s Clare Nolan discuss what the network has learned, as well as plans to move from idea exchange to action.
Here’s what they shared
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