January 23, 2013
What does it mean to truly and authentically engage a community in evaluation? Grantmakers working on place-based grantmaking already have the incentive and drive to support in-depth evaluation to understand the impact of the initiative and to identify opportunities to improve their work. Effective evaluation of these complex and multi-facetted efforts is grounded in the perspectives of community stakeholders.
Download an online version of GEO's newest resource, Building Community Capacity for Participation in Evaluation: Why It Matters and What Works. A text version for printing purposes is also available here.
In this webinar we featured key lessons from GEO’s newest publication, Building Community Capacity for Participation in Evaluation: Why It Matters and What Works, discussed insights from GEO’s place-based community of practice, highlighted key principles and specific tactics for successful engagement and heard stories about successes and barriers in the real world.Speakers:
- Lori Nascimento, The California Endowment and
- Michelle Mandolia, Environmental Protection Agency
- Kimberly James, W.K. Kellog Foundation
Facilitator: Jessica Bearman, Bearman Consulting and Facilitator of GEO’s Community of Practice
From the Environmental Protection Agency: