Organization-Strengthening Resources: Evaluation & Program Planning

Center for Collective Wisdom
C4CW works with systems change, collective impact, & internal organization change management. They offer tailored leadership training & Wisdom Dialogues for groups to redesign programs & resolve dilemmas.

Harder+Company
Harder conducts rigorous evaluations, guides learning processes, & advises on future strategies to help public & social sector leaders learn about their impact & sharpen their strategies.

Keene Insights
Keene Insights, led by Laura Keene, helps nonprofits, foundations, & government agencies gather, understand, & use data through training & planning, specializing in data systems, database development, & program evaluation.

PerformWell                                                                                                                                     FREE
The PerformWell website aggregates information & tools to help nonprofits deliver more effective social programs. Downloadable surveys, assessments, lists of outcomes indicators, & guides for service development can be used to identify outcomes & measure program quality.
 
Social Emotional Arts Certificate Program                                            Deadline: August
UCLArts & Healing                                                                                            Program: September-November
$2,450                                                                                                                   certificate course
Interactive, experiential SEA program, 8 Saturdays 9:30-5, uses art, dance/movement, drumming, music, poetry, & theater to present creative approaches to communication, group behavior management, program evaluation, self-care, special needs integration, & trauma response.
Req’d: register online; CEU credit available.

Special Service for Groups Research & Evaluation Team (SSG R&E)
SSG R&E offers participatory action research, evaluation for social impact, planning, & technical assistance/capacity building for social justice nonprofits. SSG R&E moves clients from concept to action through tailored services & trainings responsive to local history, culture, and political contexts.

Vital Research
Vital Research helps clients answer key questions through research, evaluation, and survey projects.