CultureSource

CultureSource

8 Bridges conducted an organizational assessment, which included interviews of local stakeholders, local and national field scans, program inventories, SCOPE analysis, audience mapping, and strategy screens. Resulting reports identified service gaps and opportunities, leading to the creation of a rubric for future evaluation, planning, and goal setting.

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Gifford Foundation

Gifford Foundation

8 Bridges is documenting and evaluating the impact of the Gifford Foundation’s program, ADVANS (Advancing and Developing the Value and Assets of Nonprofits in Syracuse). 8 Bridges will conduct interviews and site visits, review program documents, and develop case studies, with a final report designed to build an understanding of how the program has served and strengthened key nonprofits in the greater Syracuse region.

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WAMU

WAMU

8 Bridges is leading the evaluation process for WAMU’s national initiative Guns & America. The project places 10 Audion Fellows in public radio stations across the US to cover guns, gun culture, gun policy, gun rights, and gun violence in the context of each community. Audion Fellows are a diverse group of new talent for public radio who will participate in advanced training and collaborate via a core editorial team based in WAMU’s Washington newsroom. 8 Bridges is working with lead collaborator Tracie Powell on this project.

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The Kresge Foundation

The Kresge Foundation

In 2016, we worked with the foundation’s Detroit Program to conduct a formative evaluation of the Kresge Artists In Detroit program at its 10-year point. The evaluation encompassed the Kresge Artist Fellowships program, Creative Many’s professional practices program, and ArtX: Detroit, a festival featuring Kresge Fellows’ work. We wrote the final report detailing our findings.

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