Planning and Evaluation
This toolkit provides materials that can assist you in planning and implementing a new nonprofit. You'll learn about: tax issues, legal issues, skills needed to start up a nonprofit, and stages of organizational growth. Included in this toolkit are:
1. A questionnaire to assess whether starting a nonprofit is the right thing
2. A snapshot of the nonprofit sector in Central Texas
3. Step-by-step instructions for incorporating and start-up
4. Resources for starting a nonprofit
5. Frequently asked questions (FAQ’s) about nonprofit start up issues
6. List of resources for nonprofit management
This simplified guide can be used to identify and communicate social return on investment through value chain analysis.
These questions will help you as you decide whether you can, want to, and should start a new nonprofit organization.
This worksheet provides a list of the things to consider and plan for when developing a program or event. This form can be customized to your needs.
This template can be adapted for many kinds of program evaluations.
This report from BoardSource discusses findings from a survey conducted for the Next Generation and Governance project, which was designed to stimulate thinking and action among nonprofits regarding the roles they can play to engage Generations X and Y in good governance.
This guide can be used to enhance existing or create new logic models to advance your mission and improve how you demonstrate impact.
This flow chart can help you organize the process of planning, developing, and implementing a new program or service.
This guide outlines the habits of highly effective nonprofit organizations.
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