Program Design and Management

  • Designing new programs and developing implementation plans
  • Evaluating program effectiveness and other institutional initiatives
  • Designing evaluation plans for new and existing programs or initiatives
  • Assessing the feasibility of new programs and initiatives
  • Assisting in program management and implementation

Examples of client work:

Barr Foundation – Redesigned proposal application process for all programs based on grantee feedback. Assessed and made recommendations for existing and new programs.

Case Foundation – Designed national online grantmaking initiative involving the public in all facets of the grantmaking process; featured in the New York Times and Chronicle of Philanthropy.

Fidelity Charitable Trustees’ Initiative – Design of new grantmaking strategy/process  on social sector infrastructure strengthening.

Ford Foundation – Developed new initiative on participatory grantmaking.

Eugene & Agnes Meyer Foundation – Served as an interim program officer for education program over a two-year period.

Oak Foundation – Assessed participatory grantmaking practice across the foundation, developed a typology to use in ongoing evaluation, and recommended strategies for expanding this work.