Powering Cultural Futures: Seekings Consultants

The Barr Foundation seeks a Learning and Evaluation Consultant to support the newly launched cohort, Powering Cultural Futures (PCF), a new six-year initiative that provides funding, technical assistance, peer networking, and other supports to a diverse cohort of 15 BIPOC-rooted organizations in Massachusetts.

The responsibility of the role include:

Collect, analyze, and synthesize learning from specific initiative activities, including:

The co-designed cohort learning agenda

The collaborative self-assessment and prioritization process

Customized capacity building activities o Trainings on organizational development topics

Trust-building work and activities to establish shared values

Design and implement learning and evaluation activities to assess whether the key programmatic elements of the PCF Initiative are meeting intended goals. These elements include multi-year general operating support; knowledge and technical assistance; peer-learning cohort; and targeted supplemental funds.

Plan and subsequently lead a process to create an initiative-level Theory of Change, and adjust and update the Theory of Change as needed.

Identify key questions that surface in the cohort, share analysis across consultant team, and collaboratively use these learnings to inform the creation and implementation of a learning agenda that benefits the organizations in the cohort.

Intent to submit a proposal is due Thursday, April 21, 2022 and the deadline to submit a full proposal is Thursday, May 12, 2022.

Read the full announcement here.