Metrics

70 Nonprofit Trends for 2015
February 1, 2015

To get a handle on what’s in store for 2015, NonProfit PRO rounded up some of the nonprofit industry’s finest, who were kind enough to share these 70 trends for this new year — everything from leadership to staffing to fundraising and more.

4 Tips for Measuring Outcomes Instead of Activities
June 18, 2014

In more than 20 years of working with nonprofits, I’ve found that one of the most common frustrations is how to make use of limited resources to conduct evaluations that show an organization’s impact and meet grant makers’ expectations. Here are four suggestions to help: 1. Aim at the right outcomes. 2. Use existing research. 3. Consider indirect measurements. 4. Focus on measuring what matters to funders.