In late 2018, Dr Squirrel Main, Evaluation & Research Manager at The Ian Potter Foundation travelled to the US to attend the American Evaluation Association Annual Conference. During this trip, Squirrel attended the Foundation Evaluation Directors’ Meeting where she was able to exchange ideas with 20 peers in the US philanthropic sector. Read more about Squirrel’s learnings and reflections from this knowledge sharing opportunity.
Join us for three webinars on Thursday 30 August 2018 as part of our Grantseeker Forum in Darwin.
We are issuing our annual call for evaluators interested in being listed in The Ian Potter Foundation’s Evaluator Pool (TIPFEP) 2018. We use TIPFEP to recommend evaluators to our grantees with the objective of producing high-quality evaluation reports that will lead to projects leveraging ongoing funding.
Dr Squirrel Main, Research & Evaluation Manager, reveals why the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are a vital tool for effective grantmaking.
The Ian Potter Foundation Annual Grants Report 2016-17 is now published. Read about our grantees and learn about trends in the Foundation's grantmaking.
A recent article in ProBono magazine highlighted the findings of an Australian Institute of Grant Makers survey of grantseekers which found that one of their key concerns was the need for multi-year grants to sustain projects and build genuine partnerships with funders. This finding reflects the lessons we have gathered through our own evaluation processes identifying common success factors in our grants.
In this blog post, CEO Craig Connelly explains the Foundation's strategy for engagement with the NFP sector and managing our grant distributions over the next couple of years.