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Tag: Measurement & Evaluation




Not A Spectator Experience

Health care reforms will drive nonprofit transformation.

By Kevin Johnson | Jan. 25, 2013

Nonprofit Management

What Obama’s Campaign Can Teach Nonprofits About Measurement

Five measurement practices that Obama’s campaign and high-performing nonprofits have in common.

By Matthew Forti & Colin Murphy | 4 | Jan. 22, 2013

Nonprofit Management

Surviving the Fiscal Cliff

The one thing every nonprofit should do in the face of federal tax increases and spending cuts.

By David Fetterman | 10 | Jan. 17, 2013

Economic Development

There’s No G-D-P in “A Better Economy”

Shifting the focus away from GDP would lead to real economic progress.

By Rob Dietz & Dan O'Neill | 5 | Jan. 7, 2013

Economic Development

Enough Is Enough

By Rob Dietz & Dan O'Neill | Jan. 7, 2013

Measuring Social Impact

Social Sector Measurement: Down but Not Out

Recently released studies confirm that few nonprofits possess the capacity to measure for continuous improvement, but new initiatives launched in 2012 provide hope.

By Matthew Forti | 2 | Dec. 21, 2012

Measuring Social Impact

What’s My Money Doing Today?

Social economy enterprises must think like mutual funds.

By David Batstone | Dec. 21, 2012

Technology & Design

Ten Technology Trends to Watch in 2013

Ten things nonprofits should consider as they develop their technology strategy in the new year.

By Mark Tobias | 2 | Dec. 18, 2012


Measuring to Scale What Works at the YMCA

Armed with robust shared measurement systems, national nonprofit networks are well positioned to scale promising and proven programs.


Social Entrepreneurship

The Real Problem Solvers

By Ruth A. Shapiro | 1 | Dec. 4, 2012