Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now and the news and issues that matter to nonprofits.

Jan 21 2020 | By Nwando Obele
Image Credit: Lemberg VectorRecent political, social, and economic shifts have created tremendous waves of uncertainty that threaten to engulf some nonprofits. During these precarious times, nonprofits must continue to develop and strengthen their organizational learning capacities. → More
Dec 16 2019 | Lilo Altali
Learning BoardIn November of 2018, TSNE launched the Learning Lab, a two-year strategic initiative that will inform our social impact investment strategies. The Lab is exploring how we can better understand the capacity-building needs of under-resourced nonprofits... → More
Categories: Evaluation
Jul 15 2019 | Cate Reynolds
The Learning ConferenceTSNE’s Learning and Evaluation department attended the Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) 2019 Learning Conference in Seattle, Washington in May. GEO brings grantmakers together to share and inspire more effective grantmaking practices to build... → More
Categories: Evaluation
Feb 15 2019 | Lilo Altali
“How can we better understand the capacity-building needs of under-resourced nonprofits promoting social good?” That is the question that TSNE MissionWorks is asking in order to inform our social impact investment strategy. To answer this question, we... → More
Categories: Evaluation
Jan 01 2019 | TSNE MissionWorks
There is a big emphasis on return on investment (ROI) by foundations right now. It has many nonprofits scrambling to develop methodology and tools for collecting data. → More
Categories: Evaluation
Jun 14 2018 | TSNE MissionWorks
Evaluation is important!It is important to be very clear about what you are evaluating, why you are evaluating, and for whom you are evaluating. Paying attention to these questions will help you shape your evaluation into a more useful tool. → More
Categories: Evaluation
Jun 11 2018 | Lori Manzelli
Evaluation Word CloudEvaluation has become an essential process for nonprofits, particularly small and mid-sized organizations that are required to report to funders on the progress of initiatives and programs. → More
Categories: Evaluation