Skillman Evaluation Reports
-- By Leila Fiester, Independent Consultant
This paper gives an overview and topline analysis of Good Neighborhoods, Good Schools, and Skillman’s strategy for place-based change, including evaluators’ findings on the successes and challenges that the Foundation encountered in that work between 2006-2011 and implications for the broader field of place-based change.
-- By Susan P. Curnan and Della M. Hughes, Editors
This report is a compilation of the executive summaries of the Readiness Phase evaluation reports and provides an overview of the Good Neighborhoods/Good Schools initiative.
-- By the Center for Youth and Communities, Heller School for Social Policy and Management
This chapter assesses the Foundation's progress in systems and policy change across four elements: Influence, Champions, Leverage and Scale.
-- By Marilyn J. Darling and Jillaine S. Smith
In this report, Signet Research and Consulting evaluates how The Skillman Foundation's work practices and culture, and its relationship with its core intermediaries, supports the Foundation's aspiration to be a high-performance learning organization.
-- By Prudence Brown, PhD., Independent Consultant
Published in the Foundation Review, 2012, Vol. 4:1
This article examines The Skillman Foundation's efforts to add value to its work through "changemaking," which encompasses roles and practices beyond grantmaking through which a foundation advances its goals.
-- By The Center for Youth and Communities, Heller School for Social Policy and Management
This first assessment of the systems of supports and opportunities (SOSO) informs the Foundation and its partners about availability and quality of youth development opportunities and basic services supports in the six Good Neighborhoods.