Logic modeling is popular with large foundations, but has not been embraced by many of the smaller ones. One reason is that foundations with few or no staff fear that producing one is complicated and time consuming. It doesn't have to be. And it can be a crucial tool for small asset foundations looking to make sustained impact.
This report offers a case study of how the KDK-Harman Foundation created a logic model laying out its underlying assumptions and theories of change and aligning goals, activities, and intended outcomes and how it incorporated the model into decision-making processes.