Nonprofit Management

Better Evaluation

A interactive guide to support evaluation processes, including information and resources about methods, measures, and themes.


The Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Provides board matching, governance consulting, a resource center, and pro bono project consulting in human resources, marketing, technology, finance and other areas of organizational need.

The Performance Imperative

A Framework for Social-Sector Excellence. A guide to cultivating seven core disciplines of high-performing organizations in order to deliver meaningful, measurable results. (Leap of Reason Ambassadors Community, 2018)

General Philanthropy

Grantmakers in Health

A nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to helping foundations and corporate giving programs improve the health of all people. Includes information on health disparities and the social determinants of health

Candid (f.k.a. The Foundation Center)

A leading source of information about philanthropy that operates research, education, and training programs, and maintains a comprehensive funding database.

Advocacy and Policy

Unique Methods for Advocacy Evaluation

Advocacy evaluations can draw on traditional data collection methods, such as surveys, interviews, focus groups, or polling, but its complexity and pace makes data collection challenging. This brief describes four methods adapted to respond to advocacy’s unique measurement challenges and developed to be relevant, timely, and efficient.

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