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How funders can help build evaluation capacity in a non-profit

Castillo, I. (2017, September 19). Building Evaluation Capacity within a Nonprofit – How Funders Can Help (and Not Cause Trouble). Venture Philanthropy Partners. http://www.vppartners.org/blog-post/building-evaluation-capacity-within-a-nonprofit-how-funders-can-help-and-not-cause-trouble/ Summarized by Ariel Ervin Notes of Interest:  Metrics are a valuable asset for funders and non-profits. By having numbers to back up findings, they are able to demonstrate the impact their organizations are […]

Older execs turn gurus to boost nonprofit missions

By Robert Weisman, The Boston Globe  For mentors, coaching work is energizing Martha Sloan Felch grew up in comfortable suburbs of Philadelphia and Chicago. She earned an MBA before launching a successful banking career, with tours at Shawmut, Fleet, and smaller Massachusetts banks. But on a recent weekday, Felch found herself in a borrowed conference […]