Jan Yost and Empowerment Evaluation
Jan B. Yost, an author in latest Empowerment Evaluation book, is the president of the Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts, a regional community health foundation. She describes the evolving philanthropic landscape from disinterested benevolence to an interest in accountability. Empowerment evaluation is viewed as a conduit for achieving results. Jan explains how funders can operationalize empowerment evaluation using her foundation as an example, focusing on the partnership between grantee, funder, and evaluator.