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Our recent newsletters:

How would you like foundations to be assessed? May 2021

What helps & hinders donors to be more effective, the impact of impact evaluations, and books relevant to effective philanthropy: Dec 2020

Valentine’s Day, and Giving Evidence Loves You, Feb 2020

Loads of good news about more giving being based on evidence, Dec 2019

Which of these research topics matters most to you? November 2018

What research would help you in your charity / your giving? August 2018

You are invited… April 2018

We need a science of philanthropy, June 2017

What makes for effective philanthropy and impact measurement?, Dec 2016

Evidence around young people, mental health, and accountability of charities & foundations, Sept 2016

A new science of philanthropy? Paper with University of Chicago, and a positive outlier, May 2016

Finding what works, Kids Company, making charities’ research findable, Nov 2015

Admitting failure; improving giving; making better use of charities’ research, Dec 2014

Learning from medicine about evidence, June 2014

Understanding funders’ impact, and unreliable evidence, March 2014

Evidence-based giving, December 2013

A favourite, on the dangers of focusing on short-term, attributable, predictable outcomes:

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