Buteau, Ellie

Ellie Buteau, PhD, Vice President - Research, oversees the design, execution, and writing of CEP's research and manages the organization's research team. She is a leading authority on foundation strategy, foundation performance assessment, and foundation-grantee relationships and an expert in research design and statistical analysis. She has authored or co-authored numerous reports, articles, opinion pieces, and blog posts on issues related to foundation effectiveness, including Working Well With Grantees: A Guide for Foundation Program Staff and How Far Have We Come? Foundation CEOs on Progress and Impact. Ellie frequently speaks about CEP's research at national and international conferences and was one of 12 nonprofit leaders selected nationally as a 2012 Independent Sector American Express NGen Fellow.

Posts by Buteau, Ellie

  • Q&A with Ellie Buteau: Foundations and Nonprofits Disconnected on Key Issues (10.23.14 )

    By Alex Parkinson, Research Associate, The Conference Board, and Ellie Buteau, Vice President of Research, Center for Effective Philanthropy “In order for nonprofits and foundations to work most effectively together, they must understand each other’s perspectives.” This is a key point that opens a report from the Center for Effective Philanthropy, entitled Transparency, Performance Assessment, […]

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