RESEARCH AND TOOLS
From in-depth research to how-to documents, get the information and tools you need to answer your nonprofit and philanthropy questions.
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Mission Capital has identified six elements that are critical to all organizations, regardless of size, mission or scope. This guide provides full definitions, guidance, tools and resources to help you understand each element of the Nonprofit Effectiveness Framework.
This document outlines the board's role in the financial oversight of the organization.
This theory of change template, often called a logic model, provides a road-map to describe how the organization's program offerings will lead to desired outcomes.
This document is a set of questions and considerations to analyze financial reports.
This sample contract outlines responsibilities, expectations, and compensation for a nonprofit Executive Director.
This resource provides job descriptions for Chair, Vice Chair, Treasurer, Secretary, Committee Chair, and general board members.
This sample agreement/ contract explains the relationship between a board member and a nonprofit organization, and outlines expectations and duties of board members.
This packet contains tips, checklists, and evaluation templates to help a board evaluate the Executive Director.
This brief explores promising new types of financial tools – known collectively as alternative financing that can be utilized by nonprofits and appeal to new types of funders. For the right organizations, looking beyond traditional philanthropy to other financing strategies can significantly grow the impact of your mission.
This document provides sample staff performance evaluations and tips to manage review sessions along with various forms.
The Nonprofit Effectiveness Framework: Six Critical Elements to Nonprofit Work
These in-depth courses cover topics including leadership development, strategy and sustainability, employee engagement, conflict mitigation and more.
- Clarity of Purpose
- Sustainable Business Model
- The Right Leadership
- Smart Operations
- Implementation and Improvement
- Strategic Collaboration