Category Archives: Evaluation


Last year, we engaged in a strategic planning process at our organization.  As the strategic planning committee focused on strategies to meet community needs, we had a discussion about how we should measure our progress towards our goals. We discussed … Continue reading

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Hurry up, Tally up, Rest up!

I have the privilege of serving on the board of the Springfield Area Home Builders Association (SAHBA), which held their annual dinner this week.  At the event, association members gathered to network, celebrate successes from the year and install the 2012 officers. During the review of … Continue reading

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It’s time to measure

These days there are buzz words all over the nonprofit sector about measuring outcomes, logic models, the theory of change, impact models, performance measurement and evaluation.  But under all this jargon is a principle that is being embraced by nonprofits, … Continue reading

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