With internship season upon us, we wanted to highlight all the great reasons to be an evaluation intern. Our guest blogger (and former intern) Katie George Zehr shares four reasons she loved her internship experience.
Could Artificial Intelligence (AI) be a cost-efficient, accurate way for nonprofits to measure their impact without added staff? In this post, Elena shares the reasons why AI can’t save nonprofit evaluation.
Our Meet the Vantage Team series is a way for you to get to know each member of the Vantage team, and why they love what they do. Today we feature evaluator Patricia (Patty) Montaño, who sees evaluation, curiosity, and careful listening as a way to honor people’s experiences and inform programs.
For Part Two of Elena’s webinar series hosted by The Communications Network, Elena shared best practices for supporting evaluation with communications. Her presentation focused on five areas where communications staff can take the lead in building trust with board members, funders, and external audiences by supporting a learning culture around evaluation.
Go beyond “thank you for participating” and make a meaningful connection with your stakeholders with informative thank yous. In this post, Laura shares the benefits of sharing what you learned and the tweaks or shifts you plan to make as a result, closing the feedback loop.
Sometimes just mentioning the word “evaluation” can make people cringe. In our latest blog post, Morgan shares how to unlock the superpower of key evaluation questions, and strategically guide decision-making to improve the impact of the work.
Our Evaluation in the Wild series focuses on popular culture and everyday situations to bring evaluation to life. In our this post, Laura shares ways to increase the success of contestants on The Bachelor.
Elena recently shared ways communications professionals use evaluation to be more effective in their work on a webinar hosted by The Communications Network. Her presentation focused on simple shifts in thinking about evaluation for conferences and events; reports and publications; media and PR; and social media.
Are you ready to infuse evaluation skills and thinking into the day-to-day work of your organization? In this blog post, Elena offers tips for building internal capacity, hiring evaluation staff, or working with a consultant.