Help not-for-profit organizations learn to assess their community impact.
Presentations and supporting materials introduce 'outcome thinking', which can not only help organizations assess
the impact their services are having on clients and communities, but also demonstrate their value when seeking
grants and donations.
Adults- Not-for-profit organizations and their boards, staff and volunteers
What’s the goal of this kit?
Influence a greater of number of citizens by training the organizations that serve them.
Help not-for-profits describe their impact in terms of what happens when their mission is successful, not just
in terms of what service they provide.
Why is this topic important?
Make organizations aware of a valuable method to help demonstrate their outcomes.
What do I need to know about this activity?
Commitment: 1 hour to prepare, gather and print materials, and to coordinate and schedule the activity with
an organization. 90-120 minutes to lead the activity
This activity is ideal for volunteers who are working with a non-profit organization to help them apply outcome
thinking to their programs.
IBMers can apply volunteering hours to their THINK40 total.
Presentations: Introduction to Outcome Thinking, Applying Outcome Thinking to Your Program, Glossary, Resources
and Tools and Templates document