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Moving Beyond Theories of Change
Our latest in-depth report proposes a framework for closing the gap
that too often exists between big philanthropic ideas and
real-world impact. Learn more.
Working to Increase Equity in Grant Making
Building on a wide range of input, members of our DEI task force
have developed a tool to help grant makers embed DEI principles
into their processes. Learn More.
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opening of its fifth office in Durham,
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New & Noteworthy from Arabella Advisors
Mitigating Power Dynamics in Learning and Evaluation
Arabella’s Learning and Evaluation team recently helped facilitate a session at the American Evaluation Association’s annual conference titled “Mitigating Power Dynamics: Turning the Evaluative Lens onto Funders.” We had two goals for the session: to share our experiences with disrupting power dynamics while evaluating philanthropic initiatives and to offer a forum for other evaluators to […]
As we start a new year, I’m feeling inspired to think big and bold. For me, this means exploring how to knock down what stands in the way of widespread impact investing. At Arabella Advisors, we talk to many funders about impact investing. There’s often a ton of enthusiasm, but it doesn’t always translate into […]
Philanthropy Can’t Replace Our Broken Government — But It Can Help Rebuild It
This morning, the Chronicle of Philanthropy published a new piece from Arabella senior director Loren McArthur titled “Philanthropy Can’t Replace Our Broken Government — but It Can Help Rebuild It.” In the piece, Loren notes that “decades of disinvestment in government at all levels has resulted in weakened institutions that are less capable of addressing our most challenging societal problems.” We have all witnessed the results of […]