Transforming Knowledge into Change

The Grantmaker’s Role in Theory of Change

Innovation Network developed these three introductory evaluation documents as part of Building Nonprofit Capacity to Evaluate, Learn, and Grow Impact, a workshop we presented in partnership with Grantmakers for Effective Organizations' Scaling What Works initiative.


Excerpt: A theory of change is a document that connects four basic categories of information about social sector initiatives: assumptions, strategies and activities, progress milestones, and impact. A variety of other grantmaking and evaluation documents are similar to a theory of change, for example, logic models, program theories, and program plans. Regardless of what the actual document is called, the purpose remains the same: to clarify what will be done and the purpose of the work...


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Bibliographic Details
Author Johanna Morariu, Innovation Network, Inc.
Publisher Innovation Network, Inc.
Publication Date April 1, 2012
Publication City Washington, DC, USA
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