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Strategic Learning In Foundations (webinar)

June 27 @ 12:30 PM1:30 PM

TFR Webinar - Strategic Learning in Foundations

Many in the philanthropic world are grappling with the challenges of learning by developing frameworks and identifying allies to support it.

Join us for a webinar featuring authors from the current issue of The Foundation Review on Foundation Learning to discover lessons from both inside and outside the foundations doing this work.

Read the articles that inspired this webinar:

Featured Guests:
Matthew Carr, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Clare Nolan, Engage R+D

Moderator: Teri Behrens, Ph.D., Johnson Center for Philanthropy

FREE for subscribers of The Foundation Review
$39 for non-subscribers

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Not yet a subscriber of The Foundation Review? Start your free 90-day trial today. OR, register for this webinar to receive a 20% discount on your subscription!

Can’t participate in the live webinar? No worries! All registrants will be emailed a link to the recording afterward. You can watch the webinar whenever and as many times as you like!

Photo: Matthew Carr

Matthew Carr is Director of Evaluation for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In this position, he is responsible for assisting program staff and trustees in measuring and understanding the impact of grant investments and program activity.

Prior to joining the Kauffman Foundation, Carr was a Senior Research Officer at the Walton Family Foundation, where his work focused on the evaluation of the foundation’s grantmaking and providing research and analysis to inform strategic decision-making.

Carr is the author of several journal articles, including articles in The Foundation Review, Non-Profit Quarterly, and the Stanford Social Innovation Review. He earned a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Public Administration from Kent State University, and a PhD in public policy from the University of Arkansas.

Photo: Clare Nolan

Clare Nolan, Co-Founder of Engage R+D, is a nationally recognized expert in social-sector learning, evaluation, and strategy. She has 20 years of experience consulting with philanthropy, nonprofits, and government to design and evaluate programs and strategies. Much of her work focuses on systems and policy change, networks, scaling, and innovation.

Clare is the founding chair of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Evaluation Advisory Committee, the author of a GrantCraft guide on foundation knowledge-sharing, and co-founder of the Funder & Evaluator Affinity Network which focuses on strengthening the field of philanthropic evaluation. Clare holds a Master of Public Policy from the Goldman School at the University of California, Berkeley.

Questions about this event or about your registration? Please call Tara Baker at 616-331-7585 or email tara.baker@gvsu.edu.


June 27
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
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Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, The Foundation Review