Grants Program Analysis

Working Group Description

The Grants Program Analysis Working Group provides education, guidance, and tools for HRA members to effectively assess the impact of their funding initiatives.

As donors grow increasingly interested in understanding the impact of their philanthropy, grantmakers are charged with providing in-depth assessment of the contributions of these research dollars. This powerful information from evaluation research and grants program analysis boosts donor confidence and benefits public knowledge by sharing important progress made through grant-making.

In addition, knowledge of the impact of specific grant programs can lead to innovative new approaches to funding by allowing grantmakers to visualize research trends, as well as the collective and individual impact of their grants.


In 2018, the Grants Program Analysis Working Group is being co-chaired by: