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Planning and Managing an Evaluation Contract: What the Textbooks do not Teach Us

  • 07/23/2020
  • 3:00 PM - 4:15 PM
  • Zoom

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H-PEA Virtual Workshop

Planning and Managing an Evaluation Contract:

What the Textbooks do not Teach Us

With Tom Kelly, Vice President of Evaluation and Impact,  Hawai‘i Community Foundation

Thursday, July 23, 3-4:15 pm

Free for HPEA Members, Non-Members can join H-PEA for $30 (students $15)

Registration:  Register by Thursday, July 16, 11:59 pm, HST

This workshop is designed to increase the skills of evaluators to plan for and implement specific actions and tools to improve their management of the evaluation planning and contracting process. The focus is on the AEA Evaluator Competency 4.0 Planning and Management with a focus on the time period before the evaluation begins.


This webinar will provide examples and tools that support:

  1. Answering RFPs, RFQs, LOIs, proposals, & Invitations
  2. Establishing and maintaining effective communication and relationship with the client, including how to apply use of AEA Guiding Principles in practice
  3. Building your and your client’s capacities to work well together, including anticipating client needs and questions and being an effective evaluation coach and advocate
  4. Developing and negotiating a contract and budget that work for you and the client

This workshop will be offered virtually through ZOOM. A ZOOM link will be sent with a reminder email prior to the event. 

For more information, contact the H-PEA Webinar Committee Chair, Genevieve Manset, at genevieve.manset@gmail.com

Tom Kelly joined the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation in 2012 as vice president for knowledge, evaluation and learning after 13 years managing evaluations at the Annie E. Casey Foundation in Baltimore, Maryland.  His work in evaluation began in 1990 and includes the building of evaluation and knowledge-building capacity, evaluation of policy advocacy and community capacity, and foundation performance and results measurement.  At Hawai‘i Community Foundation he is focused on the use of evaluation and knowledge to increase nonprofit and philanthropy effectiveness and on strategic planning for the foundation. Tom is a member of the board of directors of American Evaluation Association (2020-2022) and is a graduate of Harvard College and The George Washington University. 

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