Friday, September 27, 2013

"Data-Driven Decision-Making" Program Followup

Thanks to ARCHS Wendell Kimbrough and Steven Brawley for their excellent and helpful presentation about collecting and managing data for nonprofits last Wednesday. For attendees or others interested in more information about some of the topics they covered, we recommend the following books from SLPL:
  • Balanced Scorecard, Step-by-Step for Government and Nonprofit Agencies by Paul R. Niven
  • Nonprofit Dashboard, A Tool for Tracking Progress by Lawrence M.Butler
  • Benchmarking in the Public and Nonprofit Sectors by Patricia Keehley & eil Abercrombie
  • Benchmarking for Nonprofits How to Measure, Manage, and Improve Performance by Jason Saul
  • Nonprofit Organizational Culture Guide by Paige Teegarden, Denice Hinden & Paul Sturm
  • Developing a Learning Culture in Nonprofit Organizations by Stephen J. Gill.
    +++ For anyone who missed our session, The Foundation Center will offer a webinar on Using Data for Improvement (Otherwise There's No Point in Collecting It!) Oct. 29,  from 1- 2:30 pm (CST), $95 per enrollee. It's the last of a 4-part October webinar series: Outcome Thinking and Management.  Go to for more info and to sign up.