Excellence in Giving has created research and evaluation tools to help Foundation staff make smarter grantmaking decisions. While Foundation staff process dozens of grants and maintain positive relationships with nonprofit partners, they hire us to complete outsourced projects to make them more effective:
The depth of our due diligence matches the level of interest a donor has in a charity. We analyze documents and interview senior management to find the strengths and weaknesses in a nonprofit's strategy, leadership, finances, and impact so donors can give wisely and nonprofits get better. Learn more.
We design, test, and implement processes to measure lasting outcomes so donors know what impact charities produce. Our careful analysis of survey results produces Impact Reports and Improvement Reports that enable nonprofits to celebrate the good and learn from the bad. Learn more.