Posts Tagged "Think Tanks"

Annual Report – a Powerful Communicating Tool

Annual Report – a Powerful Communicating Tool

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander, Head, Communication & Policy Engagement Team at the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP).]   An Annual Report in today’s context has become an important communication material. Some organisations use it for…

Communications and fund raising: a close relationship

Communications and fund raising: a close relationship

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a series that will look at think tank funding models. It is based on a course that is currently under development.]   Fund raising and communications processes are extremely linked in the work…

What is a successful funding model?

What is a successful funding model?

[Editor’s note: This post is part of a series that will look at think tank funding models. It is based on a course that is currently under development.] At Politics & Ideas, we are currently working to understand how different…

Making Transparency Transparent: What We Learnt

Making Transparency Transparent: What We Learnt

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Hans Gutbrod, coordinator of Transparify, which advocates for greater think tank transparency.]  In recent months, Transparify has been advocating for think tanks to become more transparent about who funds them. We rated 169 think tanks…

The challenge of communicating with different actors: is segmentation a good investment for think tanks?

The challenge of communicating with different actors: is segmentation a good investment for think tanks?

Think tanks are increasingly asking themselves how they can fine tune their communications so as to interact more effectively with the several stakeholders that are part of their field of action: from politicians and bureaucrats, to similar organisations and donors….

Monitoring and evaluation for management

Monitoring and evaluation for management

[Editor’s note: This post originally appeared at On Think Tanks. It is part of a series of posts reflecting on a long term mentoring project with ASIES from Guatemala and Grupo Faro from Ecuador.] When donors think of M&E they tend…

Strengthening Grupo Faro’s Board of Directors

Strengthening Grupo Faro’s Board of Directors

[Editor’s note: This post was written by Orazio Bellettini, Director of Grupo FARO in Ecuador. It is part of a series of posts emerging from a long term mentoring project that also includes ASIES, in Guatemala. It was also published at the blog Onthinktanks]…