The Problem with Impact & Organizational Analysis in Philanthropy

Via xkcd (hattip: @CDEgger)

Sometimes a comic says it all.


  1. Jacob M says:

    Quick suggestion:

    Substitute “lists of grantee reporting requirements” in for “standards”

    -Jacob M.

  2. Brigid says:

    I also like this one from xkcd about statistically significant studies:

  3. Geri Stengel says:

    Great illustration! Of course, while this certainly applies to electronics (and grant applications), it may not apply to the solutions to social problems. One may need to measure different needs differently. Sometimes one size really doesn’t fit all.