Nonprofits have near-limitless metrics they can measure, but the key to success is identifying, monitoring, and responding to the few that really matter.
A new, and easier, scientific approach to determining the quality of evidence can help the social sector better assess—and therefore better address—social problems.
Is ESG Missing an “H”?
The right support can put the nation’s most vulnerable students on track to graduate high school prepared for postsecondary school, but efforts to secure evidence of what works are currently too burdensome.
A group of diverse funders, business leaders, and practitioners are looking to quantify the potential of social design—the application of design methodologies to solutions for complex human problems—to improve lives.
The rise of behavioral science and impact evaluation has created a new way for engineering programs and human interactions.
Worries about the negative effects of unconditional cash transfers to relieve poverty are greatly exaggerated.
Arghyam, a grantmaking foundation, takes a data-driven approach to helping transform India’s water and sanitation systems.
When monitoring and evaluation are in an organization’s DNA, as they are at SNEHA, it’s much easier to create partnerships with government agencies and NGOs.
Many organizations are creating and disseminating knowledge about the practice of philanthropy, but does that information actually influence how funders operate?