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In this age of increasing technology and access to knowledge, there is a wealth of information and resources that can be found on the web.

Whether you’re searching for the answer to a particular question, trying to expand your knowledge base, or just browsing, these are some must-read resources for resourceful nonprofits:

1. Harvard Business Review Blog Network The HBR blog network posts a variety of nonprofit-relevant content from a collection of bloggers. It includes information about data, data-based decision making, leadership, technology, and other valuable skill-sets for those in the nonprofit sector.

2. Innovation Network Innonet.org has a… Learn more

Everything Old Is New Again: Building Evaluation Capacity Within Nonprofit Organizations

I just recently came across a post that I wrote about a year ago for the American Evaluation Association’s AEA 365 A Tip-A-Day by and for Evaluators blog. If you have any interest in evaluation or measurement-related issues, the Tip-A-Day series is an excellent resource that chock-full of helpful information, from texts, resources, websites, methods, technologies, and more.

Be sure to check it out. Beyond that, the blog post reminded me to send another shout out for one of my favorite evaluation books: Building Evaluation Capacity: 72 Activities for Teaching and Training. Check out the full post for more… Learn more

Set Your Destination for Eval Central

Just this week, I discovered a fantastic new resource for program evaluators, or anyone else who geeks out on real-world research like me. 

Eval Central is the place “Where Evaluation Blogs Intersect”, including great contributors such as the American Evaluation Association, EvalThoughts, and Evaluation Unsanctioned, as well as feeds from foundations and agencies around the globe.  I’m officially hooked and hope we will be adding our own For Good Measure blog to the site soon.

Don’t miss this resource for all things evaluation!

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