Center for Effective Philanthropy Perception Reports

As a member of the Council on Foundations, your benefits include a special offering from our partners at the Center for Effective Philanthropy. A 10 percent discount will be applied to all Council members following the first-time use of CEP Assessments, these include: Grantee and Applicant Perception Report, Donor Perception Report and Staff Perception Report.

Grantee and Applicant Perception Report

Partner with CEP to bring the candid perspectives of your grantees to the table. Through an easy-to-implement, confidential online survey, the GPR allows funders to learn from actionable insights based on truly candid and reliable grantee feedback. The GPR is the only grantee survey that puts your results in a comparative context with your peers.

Survey themes include:

  • Impact on grantees’ fields, communities, and organizations
  • Understanding of intended beneficiaries and challenges
  • Interactions and communications with grantees
  • Application, reporting, and evaluation processes
  • Assistance beyond the grant

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Donor Perception Report

Partner with CEP to better understand what your donors value and how that drives their giving decisions. Through a confidential survey with questions grounded in research, the DPR is the only survey that puts your results in a comparative context with peer community foundations.

Survey themes include:

  • Donor satisfaction and likelihood to recommend
  • Leadership and impact on the community
  • Donor engagement, interactions, and communication
  • Use and helpfulness of resources
  • Future giving plans

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Staff Perception Report

Partner with CEP to gather candid feedback from your staff on topics that are crucial for your foundation’s impact. The SPR is the only staff survey designed specifically for the unique context of working in philanthropy, and it also puts your results in a comparative context with peer foundations.

Survey themes include:

  • Employee engagement and empowerment
  • Leadership, management, and supervisor relationships
  • Culture and communication
  • Grantmaking effectiveness and grantee interactions

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