A commonly-used tool, the logic model graphically depicts your program, initiative, project, or even the sum total of all of your nonprofit's work. It also serves as a foundation for program planning and evaluation.
Impact is the difference your nonprofit makes: there's the work you do and the results that flow from it. However, nonprofits, grantmakers, and government partners often focus on outcomes. The National Council of Nonprofits has compiled resources and tools for evaluation and measurement of outcomes to help your nonprofit better evaluate your work, measure outcomes and success, and communicate impact.
Think about the last time you interviewed a potential new hire. Did you get excited to see someone who went to your school or knew one of your friends? It’s normal for things like a candidate’s degree, alma mater, or mutual connections to influence you; however, those factors may not have anything to do with the job they’re applying for.
The Guidebook for Boards of Directors of North Carolina Nonprofit Corporations provides an overview of the role and responsibilities as a board member of a North Carolina nonprofit, including a primer on nonprofit organizations, essential elements of a nonprofit board, duties and liabilities of nonprofit board members, and the basics of tax exemption. Copyright ©2008
Jeanne Canina Tedrow, President & CEO, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits
To maintain the trust and respect of our communities, it’s important that nonprofits manage and govern themselves by clearly defined and transparent principles and practices.
Based on a statewide survey of nonprofit executive directors/CEOs, Countdown to the Inevitable: North Carolina Nonprofit CEOs in Transition provides data, insights, and calls to action on executive transition and planning for North Carolina nonprofits. Copyright ©2016.
Joan Garry was the keynote speaker at the Center's 2017 Conference for North Carolina's Nonprofits, Embracing Uncertainty, where she also presented the concurrent session, “How to Create a Five-Star Elevator Pitch.” In anticipation of her visit to North Carolina, she shared a few thoughts with the Center.