Evaluation Methods

Insight, Impact, and Equity – Collecting Demographic Data

For philanthropy to advance equity in all communities, especially low-income communities and communities of color, it needs to be able to understand the demographics of the organizations being funded (and declined), the people being served and the communities impacted. That data should be used to assess practices and drive decision making. 

Joint Statement of Associations Advancing Equitable Evaluation

Philanthropy Serving Organizations (PSOs) from across the country, collectively the Associations Advancing Equitable Evaluation Practices (“AAEEP”), have joined together to issue a joint statement announcing our commitment to advance the learning and practice of equitable evaluation among our members. We believe that doing so supports the important equity-focused work to which many of our members are already committed, optimizes philanthropy’s benefit to society, and promotes the knowledge sharing, and relationship building necessary to advance equitable evaluation in the philanthropic sector.