Evaluating Community Impact

Hamilton, ON • November 15-17

Our most popular workshop, Evaluating Community Impact, with Mark Cabaj and Liz Weaver, is coming to Hamilton, ON. This workshop will provide those who are funding, planning and implementing community change initiatives with an opportunity to learn the latest and most practical evaluation ideas and practices. 

Mark and Liz have completely updated the curriculum and developed a new workshop format that will help you implement concrete elements of an evaluation strategy into your work.

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Upcoming Events

Keep an eye out for these upcoming events coming to a city near you


Community Engagement: The Next Generation | Vancouver, BC | March 7-9, 2016.
In this three day workshop you will learn the latest engagement techniques and interact with the technology that will transform how you engage your clients, customers, funders and partners. Through dialogue with leaders in the field of engagement and social change, you will enhance your capacity to effectively hear the voices of those you serve and learn key strategies to mobilize them toward a collective impact.

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Tips of the Trade: Successful Grant Writing for Your Non-Profit

Date: September 29, 2016 | 12:00 - 1:00 EST

Whether you are a novice or experienced grant writer, this one hour webinar will improve your approach to identifying funding sources and creating winning proposals.

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The Fight for Decent Work: Tackling Low Wages, Precarious Work, and Poverty

October, 6 2015 @ 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. EST

Join us on October 6th with Deena Ladd to learn how the Workers’ Action Centre is zoning in on six critical areas of change, and how you can get involved in the movement to enhance labour standards and workers’ rights.

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A Game Changer Approach to Poverty Reduction Strategy and Evaluation

Date: October 14, 2016 | 12:00 - 1:00 EST

Join Mark Holmgren and Mark Cabaj as they discuss this emerging innovation about a Game-Changer approach to poverty reduction strategy and evaluation and share your thoughts as well.

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Change for the Audacious: In Conversation with Steve Waddell

Date: October 26, 2016 | 1:00 - 2:00 EST

A conversation with Steve Waddell about his newly released book, Change for the Audacious: A Doer’s Guide. If you are curious about the strategies needed for large systems change and are eager to discover the best organizing structures, tools and leadership needed, join us.

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“I believe that Tamarack is the authority on community engagement and development. The information presented points the way but is not prescriptive, which gives us the power to figure it out ourselves.”

-2016 Community Engagement participant


"Loved being able to work with people from a very different sectors it made it less intense to share my own evaluation questions/challenges- thanks so much for a great workshop

- 2016 Evaluating Community Impact participant


"This conference has been an amazing experience! It was interactive and accessible with top notch speakers and presenters and a presence of at least 2 levels of government."

-2016 Mayors Summit participant


“Thank you for a fabulous experience! This is truly changing the direction and development of my personal objectives towards community change!”

- 2015 Collective Impact Summit participant


“This was eye opening, inspiring, and overwhelming all at the same time. So much is possible- we just need to start somewhere.  Thank you for being such wonderful hosts!”

- 2015 Neighbours: Policies & Programs participant


"This was the BEST gathering of thinkers and doers that I have been part of in 20 yrs."

- 2014 Collective Impact Summit participant


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