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Evaluate Your Nonprofit’s Success: Defining & Measuring Outcomes

Participants will learn to ask and answer critical questions such as: What outcomes can I really achieve with my clients? How will I measure these? How will I know if the program is successful? Small group work is emphasized including practice developing outcome goals, indicators, and logic models.

Measuring Nonprofit Outcomes: Why You Should Do It, What You Should Measure, and How To Make It Happen

In today’s nonprofit climate, your organization is asked to demonstrate your value to funders, boards, donors, and partner agencies among others. They want to hear more about outcomes (that is, the results you create) and less about what you do. Learn about the benefits of outcomes measurement, addressing critical questions, identifying key outcomes for your program and a three-step plan for making evaluation a reality.

Creating Effective Surveys: How to get the most out of your next survey efforts

How do you learn what your customers and prospects really want? By asking the right questions, a survey is often the perfect tool to collect the information you need in a simple and meaningful way. This session explains key tenets of survey development and includes a customer satisfaction survey template.

Introduction to Outcomes Evaluation

Developing outcomes measurement and evaluation methods can profoundly impact nonprofit organizations in many ways including improving fundraising and reporting efforts. This workshop presents the basic concepts of evaluating program outcomes and provides useful tools.


Deeper Dives

Logic Models: Charting a Course to Success

Learn what a logic model is and how it helps to visualize details, highlight the connection between a program’s purpose and the program’s results, and guides the organization to ensure it is measuring the right things to show success!

Winning the Grantsmanship Game: Outcomes and Evaluation

In today’s climate of nonprofit accountability, sound program evaluation is critical to fundraising success. In this workshop, participants learn how to create an evaluation plan, will understand why and how to measure outcomes, and discover the importance of reporting and dialogue with the funder.