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Foundations and evaluation

Marc T. Braverman

Foundations and evaluation

contexts and practices for effective philanthropy

by Marc T. Braverman

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Published by Jossey-Bass in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations,
  • Evaluation,
  • Endowments,
  • Evaluation research (Social action programs)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Marc T. Braverman, Norman A. Constantine, Jana Kay Slater ; foreword by Richard T. Schlosberg III
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV16 .F68 2004b
    The Physical Object
    Paginationlxii, 314 p. :
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25379135M
    ISBN 109781118437131
    LC Control Number2012439291

    W.K. Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook. This handbook provides a framework for thinking about evaluation as a relevant and useful program tool. It was written primarily for project directors who have direct responsibility for the ongoing evaluation of W.K. Kellogg Foundation-funded projects. Jan. 1,   At the time of writing this book, he is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Chairman of the Nondestructive and In-place Testing Committee of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM C), Chairman of the Testing and Evaluation Committee of the Deep Foundations Institute, and Secretary of the Nondestructive Testing.

    Funding for evaluation for most foundations clearly is limited. To the extent that small (i.e., most) foundations support evaluation, it is likely to be informal. The larger foundations are in a better position to support the more costly "scientific" evaluations, i.e., evaluations entailing formal data collection and by: 4. The Foundation series is a science fiction book series written by American author Isaac collected in , for thirty years the series was a trilogy: Foundation, Foundation and Empire, and Second won the one-time Hugo Award for "Best All-Time Series" in Asimov began adding new volumes in , with two sequels: Foundation's Edge and Author: Isaac Asimov.

    TY - BOOK. T1 - Foundations of Program Evaluation: Theories of Practice. AU - Shadish, W R. AU - Cook, Thomas D. AU - Leviton, L C. PY - Y1 - Cited by: Developed in partnership with the Center for Evaluation Innovation (CEI), Benchmarking Foundation Evaluation Practices is the most comprehensive data collection effort to date on evaluation practices at foundations. The report shares data points and infographics on crucial topics related to evaluation at foundations, such as evaluation staffing.


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