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Talking Philanthropy: Phil Buchanan on Assessing Philanthropic Work

Phil Buchanan
Oct 28, 2011  

Talking Philanthropy hosts Larry Blumenthal and Bill Silberg talked to Phil Buchanan, president of the Center for Effective Philanthropy, about the current state of foundation assessment.

Philanthropy Chat: Adam Natale of Fractured Atlas

Adam Natale
Sep 13, 2011  

Joe Winter from C4 Atlanta interviews Adam Natale, Director of Partnerships and Business Development with Fractured Atlas, about the programs "The Artist’s Survival Guide" and “Why Arts Organizations Should Collect Data”, presented during Funding for Arts Month at the Foundation Center-Atlanta.

Philanthropy Chat: Arts Management in Uneasy Times

Jim Rosenberg
Oct 12, 2010  

Jim Rosenberg, Vice President, National Arts Strategies, urges arts organizations struggling with uncertainty to ask themselves three simple questions: who is your customer? What value do you deliver to them? And, what financial support can you realistically expect from them?

Philanthropy Chat: Courtney Bourns on How Grantmakers View Evaluation

Courtney Bourns
Jan 14, 2010  

Courtney Bourns, Director of Programs at Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO), discusses Evaluation in Philanthropy: Perspectives from the Field, a report that examines grantmakers' approaches to evaluation. The Dec. 2009 report co-produced with the Council on Foundations includes case studies.

Evaluating Your Impact: Basics for Smaller Charities

Ann M. Duffett
Jul 29, 2009  

Co-founder and partner Ann M. Duffett and president Steve Farkas of The Farkas Duffett Research Group (FDR Group) offer conceptual and practical steps to evaluate your organization and programs. They demystify the language of evaluation by explaining the different types of research tools that can inform decision-making, the difference between quantitative and qualitative research, and how to organize focus groups and surveys in order to elicit useful feedback.