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Applied Research: A Powerful Tool for Making Change

October 15, 2020
Virtual Program

Event Contact

Tamar Frydman
tamar@jfunders.org

Hosted by Jewish Funders Network. Strategic philanthropy depends upon good data and research—however it’s not only about the data you have, but what you do with it. In order to make good decisions and work effectively with nonprofit partners to drive change, funders must have a solid understanding of what research and data is available and how to translate that information into action.

This session explores how funders, nonprofits, and researchers can work more effectively together to guide big bets or make targeted interventions. The panel of researchers, funders, and program leaders on the call will help you incorporate applied research into your philanthropic toolbox. 

Speakers:

Stacie Cherner, Director of Learning and Evaluation, Jim Joseph Foundation

Arielle Levites, PhD, Managing Director, Consortium for Applied Studies in Jewish Education, George Washington University

Rabbi Yehuda Sarna, Executive Director, Bronfman Center at NYU, New York University

Moderator:

Rella Kaplowitz, Senior Program Officer, Evaluation and Learning, Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation

Thursday, October 15, 2020, 1:00pm – 2:00pm EDT. Click here for more info.