Could you identify the top three ways in which your arts funding makes a difference to the constituents you support?
Would the information you have gathered support your claims?
Do you strive to make equitable funding decisions and be accountable for your progress?
What are the most effective ways to demonstrate impact to your foundation’s board and policy makers?
If you’re a funder, you may be caught between a large board that wants solid evidence of big results and non-profit grantees that can’t always deliver what they promised. You must justify decisions, not only to your board, but to applicants and the outside world. And, you may wonder about the true impact of your grants.