RISE Partnership Deadline Extended for Evaluation Capacity Building Program

The RISE Partnership is an effort to strengthen the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations in the Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey region through a range of services and supports.

These include: training and support to build Readiness for measuring and driving program outcomes; Implementation of an intensive program of internal evaluation capacity building, and support for an alumni learning community to Sustain and extend gains achieved. The overall objective of these services and supports is increased organizational Effectiveness and improved outcomes for participants. Participating organizations sharpen their thinking about program activities and outcomes, and improve their capacity to collect, understand, and use data for ongoing improvement and learning to achieve stronger results.

Applications are now open for the Readiness component. Readiness aims to provide introductory knowledge and skill building for organizations in key concepts, tools, and resources for internal evaluation capacity building and performance management. All organizations that successfully complete this component will be invited into the Sustainability component for continuous learning and engagement. 

Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions and instructions on How to Apply. The application portal will close on Friday, February 26th at 5pm. (Note: This opportunity is for organizations that are not already participating in the RISE Partnership initiative.)

The RISE Partnership is based on the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation’s PropelNext program and The Scattergood Foundation’s Building Evaluation Capacity Initiative, which was developed and implemented in partnership with The Consultation Center at Yale University. The RISE Partnership is now supported by a collaborative of funders that includes the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, The Scattergood Foundation, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, Campbell Soup Foundation, The Horner Foundation, The Barra Foundation, The Philadelphia Foundation, and The Grace S. and W. Linton Nelson Foundation.