Investment to Impact Forum
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 from 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM (CST)
Saint Paul, MN
Why Measuring Results Matters Now
Join Greater Twin Cities United Way for a forum focused on measuring the impact of social service work in our community. At a time when public and philanthropic communities are asking tougher questions before they invest, we will explore how the social service sector is innovating to clearly connect investment with outcomes.
Date: Wednesday, December 12
Time: 7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
8 a.m. - noon Program Agenda
Location: Continuing Education and Conference Center
University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus
Keynote speaker Jitinder Kohli, director at Deloitte Consulting LLP and Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress, will share his perspective on the increasing importance of evidence of impact in nonprofit and public sectors. From a national perspective, he will discuss the federal government’s funding strategy, the U.K. model used increasingly by the U.S., and how public investments are now being translated into impact. Read Bio
• Innovative evaluation models that support building evidence.
• Emerging funding models in the social service sector.
• Nonprofits, philanthropy and government partner to more effectively understand impact.
• How we as a community prioritize and invest in the highest impact approaches and programs.
Heather Peeler, Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
Josephine Pufpaff, YouthLink
Jim Schowalter, Minnesota Management & Budget
Kayla Yang, Cargill Foundation
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Visit United Front for special content designed to enhance your forum experience and expand your understanding of measuring outcomes. Then stay connected with us in our digital forum to explore the topic further.
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Greater Twin Cities United Way
Greater Twin Cities United Way creates a better life for us all by focusing on three key areas: Stabilizing Families, Helping Children Succeed and Empowering Healthy Lives.
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