Knowledge Centre

The Ian Potter Foundation seeks to continuously improve its strategic grantmaking through reviewing the learnings of our grantees as well as evaluating our own performance as a grantmaker. 

The purpose of the Knowledge Centre is to share these learnings with grantees, applicants and the philanthropic sector.

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Evaluation is about more than ensuring that grantees are doing what they promise, or that a specific program area at a foundation is meeting its goals. Rather, it’s about advancing knowledge and understanding among grantmakers, their grantees and their partners about what’s working, what’s not and how to improve their performance over time. 

'Four Essentials for Evaluation', Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, May 2012

The Ian Potter Foundation Knowledge Centre contains:

We are also keen to receive feedback from our grantees which can be submitted via the Contact Us page and selecting Grantee Feedback as the Subject.