Evaluation Tools to Inform Foundation Education Reforms

January 18, 2010

Education foundations and their grantees are most effective when grantees fully understand the foundation’s priorities and when foundations correctly assess the impact of their diverse grant activities. A new Working Paper reports results of a pilot test of guidelines and related tools from an evaluation of The Chicago Community Trust. Using new guidelines and related supports, its grantees were able to generate more focused evaluations, monitor and learn from program activities, and perceive more accountability for results. Read the Working Paper here.