Elyse Pollick Byrnes

Elyse (E.C.) Pollick Byrnes has been working in the philanthropy field for over seven years. She spent time as a grant writer/fundraiser at the York County Library System and as a program officer at the York County Community Foundation. She loves all things data and databases and found her calling as a Client Success Manager at Foundant. Her passion is helping nonprofits and foundations better affect social change for more vibrant communities. She enjoys gardening, reading and playing board games. She lives in York, Pennsylvania with her husband, 2 cats, and English Bulldog, Walter.

  • Demographics Data and You: Tools to Inform Your Grantmaking

    Demographics Data and You: Tools to Inform Your Grantmaking

    Every funder reading this has the same problem: There’s too much need in the communities you serve and not enough money to fund everything. That prompts the question: how do you know what to fund?

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  • Streamline Data Collection to Improve Evaluation1:00:28

    Streamline Data Collection to Improve Evaluation

    Learn why quality data is critical, where to find it, how to effectively communicate the information you need, and how to make better decisions in your grantmaking process.

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  • Notes from the Field: Three Foundant Clients Share their Experiences in Evaluation and Learning

    Notes from the Field: Three Foundant Clients Share their Experiences in Evaluation and Learning

    Foundant CSM, E.C. Byrnes, follows up her article Funders, Take a tip from Michaelangelo, by sharing three client's perspectives on what evaluation and learning mean to their organizations.

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  • Funders - Take a Tip from Michelangelo

    Funders - Take a Tip from Michelangelo

    How foundations can use organizational learning to evaluate their impact.

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