Siegel Family Endowment’s mission is to understand and shape learning in an innovation-driven world. We’re big evangelists for the organizations we support, and it’s our aim to make the grantmaking process as simple, straightforward, and user-friendly for our grantees as we possibly can.
What do people want that can make their lives better? Are we helping them get it? If not, what should we do differently? Those three questions increasingly drive the work of the most effective organizations, and CEP’s new report, Staying Connected: How Five Foundations Understand Those They Seek to Help, demonstrates the importance of asking all three.
“AH, NON—PAS COMME ÇA!” my new colleague Jean-Luc said sharply as he reached down and yanked out the rubber seedling. He held it up in front of the trembling farmer’s face. “Bapak, tiga meter
The City of Buenos Aires got a staggering response when they launched BA Elige in 2017, a competition that asked residents of Buenos Aires to nominate and then vote on projects to improve the city. 3.3 million people visited the website. 3.3 million.
Last week almost 200 feedback champions attended the sold-out Feedback Summit 2017. Every year we try to improve on the Summits that have come before by asking for and responding to feedback from Summit participants. Every year we learn a little more about how to do that.
Last time, we examined dialogue- the step in which you look for patterns and information in the feedback data you’ve received. This week, we examine the final step – course correct.
The Siegel Family Endowment (SFE) has a relationship-driven approach to grant making. They commit to collaboration with their grantees: beginning each grant cycle co-creating an engagement process, writing the proposal with Program Officers, and facilitating three touch points for feedback throughout the grant period.
Development Gateway (DG) is a technology nonprofit that helps development actors get the information they need to achieve results. What that means in practice is that we build technology; provide services, like training and data management plans; and lead applied research that helps us and others learn and gain value from our work.
Most organizations are out to change the world. This journey puts them on the chase …
At Feedback Labs, we are always looking for ways to walk the feedback talk. After all, if we’re going to help others improve their feedback practice it’s important that we’ve wrestled with our own.