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Data On Purpose | Do Good Data: Listening For Good

Valerie Threlfall of the Fund For Shared Insight, Krystle Onibokun of the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula, and Brad Dudding of the Center for Employment Opportunities talk about their experience with a new program that aims to build high quality feedback loops.

Learning How to Listen to Beneficiaries

Featuring Valerie Threlfall, Krystle Onibukon, & Brad Dudding

Valerie Threlfall of the Fund For Shared Insight, Krystle Onibukon of the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula, and Brad Dunning of the Center for Employment Opportunities talk about building quality feedback loops.

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When Are Big Bets the Right Bet?

When should funders commit to making multi-million dollar grants, and when should they take a more gradual, steady approach?

Against “Big Bets”

By Larry Kramer 4

Funders should be wary of the latest fad of making large grants for quick results and abandoning long-term commitments to the many organizations working on our most important problems.