CEP’s research projects delve into the issues that are central to funder effectiveness, examining common practice and challenging conventional wisdom. Our research is informed by rigorous quantitative analysis of our large-scale comparative data sets, as well as by in-depth qualitative data.
To help funders define, assess, and improve overall performance, we focus our research on the following areas:
We mine our comparative data sets for research findings and to identify exemplars whose work we profile. Our research findings also influence the development and refinement of our assessment tools.