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Mission Possible: Evaluating Advocacy Grants

This article discusses the George Gund Foundation’s efforts in persuading the Ohio state legislature to create a trust fund to support low-income needs. It highlights benefits of advocacy, specifically capturing and leveraging public resources to further policy goals. The article offers several advocacy evaluation tips to funders, including discussion and agreement on common expectations between funders and grantees, accomodations for the adaptive nature of advocacy work, and focus of contribution over attribution.


Bibliographic Details
Author Egbert, Marcia and Hoechstetter, Susan
Publisher Council on Foundations
Publication Date January 1, 2006
Publication City
Publication Work Foundation News & Commentary
Resource Type
Resource Focus
Submitted to Point K January 18, 2008 - 10:22am


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