Sharing learning from the Evaluation Community of Practice
Tammy Horne of WellQuest Consulting Ltd. shares her recommendations on incorporating reflective conversations and collaborative sense-making processes to our work, in order to further evaluative thinking and an appreciation for learning.
On this webinar, Mark Holmgren and Mark Cabaj discuss the emerging innovation of a Game Changer approach to poverty reduction strategy and evaluation.
By Andrew Taylor and Ben Liadsky
Understanding the challenges that funders face to change their own practices may be one of the keys to building an evaluation strategy that is truly sector driven and action focused.
A useful tool for communities wanting to change
How many times have you sat around a collaborative planning table and said...we need to change this. You meet and meet but little changes. Use a Theory of Change approach to drive your change forward.
Andrew Taylor and Melanie Hientz respond to some pertinent questions on making evaluations work.
How can we gain evaluation buy-in? What strategies can we use to bring funders to the evaluation table? What are some ways that we can mitigate evaluation fatigue? Andrew Taylor and Melanie Hientz respond to these questions, and more, in follow-up to our June 22nd webinar, 'Evaluations That Work'.
An evaluation resource paper.
This paper by Steven Teles, John Hopkins University and Mark Schmidt, Roosevelt Institute explore the challenges of effectively evaluating advocacy.
Evaluations “work” when they lead to insight and action. In this webinar, two leading learning institutes, the Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN) and Tamarack's Vibrant Communities Canada, unpack real-life stories from Cities Reducing Poverty members to identify cases where evaluation worked really well.
While non-profit organizations sometimes struggle with technical aspects of evaluation, their strengths often lie in non-technical areas, such as relationship building and communication. How can we capitalize on non-technical factors to set the stage for successful evaluation?
By Srikanth "Srik" Gopal
Four key lessons to keep in mind when you are conducting systems mapping.
A webinar with Tom Kelly
View the webinar with Tom Kelly. From his experience in knowledge, evaluation and learning at various foundations, Tom shares a funder/grant maker point of view, and the I2L2 Framework that can help you measure and communicate your successes to funders.
A look at getting to shared measurement within Vibrant Communities Canada
A look at how to get to shared outcomes/measurement through the experience of Vibrant Communities Canada since 2001.
Resource type: Mapping Tool - Author: Mary Emery
A presentation about creating visuals of your data to make an impact
Champions of Change Backbone Workshop
Looking for more collective impact resources - check out this great cache of resources that can be found on www.tamarackcommunity.ca.