An organizational assessement can help nonprofit leaders identify the strengths and improvement needs of their organization and can be invaluable in prioritizing how time and resources should be strategically directed to strengthen the organization. An organizational assessment, if done on a regular basis, can also help leaders measure the effectiveness of efforts to strengthen their organization.
Why Bother with Organizational Assessment?Organization Assessment: Stepping Back...Taking Stock,
from Fieldstone Alliance provides an overview of the rationale, process, and results from an organizational assessment.http://www.fieldstonealliance.org/client/articles/Article-Organization_Assessment.cfm
How Can I Get the Most Out of an Organizational Assessment?
Six Keys to Successful Organizational Assessment, from Fieldstone Alliance explores the resources and conditions that can set the stage for doing an organizational assessment that reaps long term benefits.http://www.fieldstonealliance.org/client/tools_you_can_use/01-10-06_org_assess.cfm
Core Capacity Assessment Tool
The Core Capacity Assessment Tool (“CCAT”) is an assessment instrument developed
by TCC Group of Philadelphia in partnership with the New Hampshire Center for
Nonprofits. It is the most comprehensive online survey of its kind and allows
for a truly anonymous and confidential self-assessment of an organization’s core
capacities. The CCAT report provides an analysis of an organization’s current
status in the Four Core
that TCC believes are crucial for organizational effectiveness.
The CCAT is intended to help a nonprofit organization determine its strengths
and opportunities for improvement. Learn more...