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The Evaluation Conversation: A Path to Impact for Foundation Boards and Executives

Grant Makers
The Foundation Center
Foundation investment in evaluation has increased in recent years, but philanthropy has yet to reap the full benefit. In many foundations, evaluation has only a marginal role and is seen exclusively in terms of measurement at the end of funded programs. In her paper, The Evaluation Conversation: A Path to Impact for Foundation Boards and Executives, Patricia A. Patrizi challenges foundation leaders to rethink the role of evaluation, and turn it into a vital institutional tool to achieve philanthropic purpose and improve strategy.