Evaluation of Kessler Foundation Signature Employment Grant Grantees

January 1, 2010

Evaluations of disability employment programs funded by the Kessler Foundation.

Since 2010, the Heldrich Center has served as the primary evaluator for the Kessler Foundation, performing regular evaluations of the foundation’s Signature Employment Grant Program grantees located across the United States. The center is using tested evaluation approaches to provide feedback to the Kessler Foundation on the effectiveness of the grant programs in meeting their stated goals and to provide feedback to grantees about the best ways to establish and manage their programs in order to maximize the probability that people with disabilities will be employed upon program completion. The Heldrich Center has completed program evaluations of 31 grantees since 2010 and is currently evaluating 8 grantees.