A critical look at evaluations


Podcast "Philanthropy in question(s)" - Episode 6

A Critical Look at Evaluations - Liket, Rey-Garcia and Maas

How do we evaluate philanthropic organizations? What are the criteria for a good evaluation?

While this question is at the heart of the sector's concerns, Anne Monier presents an article that takes a critical look at evaluations. Co-authored by Kellie Liket, Marta Rey-Garcia and Karen Maas, the article is entitled "Why aren't evaluations working and what to do about it".

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The five main ideas of the article:

In this episode, Anne Monier returns to the five main ideas developed in the article:

  • The Pressure to evaluate

  • Despite this pressure, philanthropic organizations have made little progress in their evaluation practices

  • Collaboration among stakeholders is both necessary and complex

  • It is important to ask why evaluations are being done

  • Proposed framework to assist philanthropic organizations in their evaluations

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