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Demystifying TBP Session #5: What Does Evaluation Look Like…

July 12, 2023 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT

This is the fifth session of a 6-part webinar series on Demystifying Trust-Based Philanthropy.

This is the fifth session of a 6-part webinar series on Demystifying Trust-Based Philanthropy. For more information about this series, click here.

There is a misperception that trust-based philanthropy is at odds with rigorous impact evaluation because of its focus on relationships over project-specific metrics. Trust-based evaluation is indeed rigorous, but it differs from the sector standard in that it prioritizes a learning stance over a proving stance. This ultimately helps illuminate a more nuanced understanding of the barriers and catalyzers of social change, as well as useful information that can help grantmakers improve their strategies toward advancing impact.

In this session, we will unpack these important nuances and will highlight examples of how grantmakers are relying on rigor and continuous learning to understand impact. Participants can expect to gain a clear understanding of trust-based philanthropy’s three-pronged approach to learning and evaluation, as well as concrete tools they can use to implement in their own work.


Transcription services will be available for this webinar. If you require another accommodation to fully participate in this webinar, please contact us at hello@trustbasedphilanthropy.org or 818.275.1612.


A recording of this webinar will be made available on the Resources page after the event.

This event is open to only current WPN members. If you are currently not a member, contact our team (admin@wiphilanthropy.org) to get started.

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July 12, 2023
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT


Wisconsin Philanthropy Network
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