Funding For Impact – Free Webinar

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Funding For Impact: How to Know When Your Giving is Getting Results

Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Time: 1:30-2:30pm PST, 4:30–5:30pm EST

This webinar is one of a few complimentary webinars that have been offered by the Stanford Social Innovation Review. This webinar is funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

It is geared towards philanthropists seeking to learn how to understand and measure the impact of their giving and for non-profits wanting to understand the view of those seeking to fund them.

Presented by:

Jeff Raikes, CEO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, co-founder of the Raikes Foundation
Tom Tierney, co-founder and chairman of The Bridgespan Group, co-author of Give Smart: Philanthropy That Gets Results
Lisbeth Shorr, senior fellow, Center for the Study of Social Policy, author of Within Our Reach: Breaking the Cycle of Disadvantage
Moderated By:
Eric Nee, managing editor, Stanford Social Innovation Review, co-host of Social Innovation Conversations
In this webinar they will explore questions such as the following:

  • Have funders become overly enamored with measurement and evaluation?
  • What are the most interesting new approaches for measuring impact and when should funders use them?
  • Are funders letting measurement and the desire for proven results get in the way of funding new, experimental, and risky projects?
  • Is it even possible to measure the impact of programs that are tackling complex and “wicked” social problem like poverty?
  • Are movements like effective altruism taking the heart and passion out of philanthropy?

For more information and to register, click here.

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