Evaluation

Learning and Improvement: Launching the Nonprofit Survey

Nonprofit Survey

By Kaki Rusmore, Director Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) “Building healthy, safe, vibrant and inclusive communities…” That’s what local nonprofit organizations do, and it’s a big job. The Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) exists to support and strengthen that critical work, and we are always learning more about how to do it. One way to learn is to pause, listen...

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Better Program Planning

This workshop is offered by the Community Foundation Santa Cruz. Visit their website for full details and to register. Taking time to retool your program planning and how you tell your story can mean success now and in the future. At this workshop you’ll get: Tips and tools for developing a program theory of change and logic model Understanding how...

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Using Data to Transform Your Organization

This series is offered by Idealware. For full details and to register, visit idealware.org. Five 90-minute webinars, Tuesdays between November 8 and December 13. No webinar Thanksgiving Week, Tuesday 11/22. Through participation in this course, you will: Learn how to ask the right questions to define your goals and develop processes for collecting and using your data. Explore the many...

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Turning Your Ideas into Learning Opportunities

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Earlier in the year, the Center for Nonprofit Excellence asked for your ideas through a survey and an in-person focus group.  We got great ideas, including some that are very different than what we’ve done in the past. While we received many suggestions, some trends include: Looking for other ways to support nonprofits, beyond workshops. (See our new program for...

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CANCELLED Strengthening Programs and Support with Evaluation Results (CNE)

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This workshop series has been cancelled. Strengthening Programs and Support with Evaluation Results September 17, October 29, and (and optional coaching/answers session on) November 19 9:00 AM – Noon PM Don’t wait – registration closes 9/14. Just reduced! $85 for up to 3 per organization. *Scholarships available. Whether you have completed an evaluation recently or are thinking of doing evaluation...

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Practical Evaluation Essentials (CNE)

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Register Registration Fee: $50 for up to 3 per organization. Includes lunch. *Scholarships available. This fast-paced, hands-on workshop covers the tools and resources your organization needs to develop an evaluation system that can build stronger programs and provide information to share with supporters. Come away with ways to evaluate your work using information you already gather and low-cost techniques. Great...

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