In our work, we believe there is a better way to do evaluation. In these Articles we show a more human, less mechanical way, where practitioners are more interested in improving the work of community–focused programs, than on playing gotcha. Here I also opine on the follies of program evaluation, especially as promoted in business schools and academia. Be sure also to link to my emerging book!
Philanthropy by definition is a noble endeavor. Yet people want to know, “what good does philanthropy do?” The answer is hard to get, partly because philanthropy doesn’t really want to know, and evaluation doesn’t really know how to serve up good answers. This article illuminates the dilemma. […]