Resources for Nonprofits
Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool (OCAT)
Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool.xls
A tool developed by McKinsey and Co. and customized for Social Venture Partners, the OCAT helps nonprofits identify their organizational strengths and challenges and establish capacity building goals.
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Ask An Expert
and the Ask ACT experts have teamed up to provide answers to questions you have about managing nonprofits.
Center for Social Innovation Community Resources
Access the latest knowledge and ideas, learn new business tools to enhance your organization's impact, and connect with management expertise of students and alumni.
Center for Excellence in Nonprofits
Resources and workshops to strengthen community organizations as they improve the quality of life for those they serve.
The Bridgespan Group
Offers a Leading for Impact program which includes workshops, one-on-one coaching and online tutorials.
Offers workshops for nonprofit staff and volunteers in Leadership & Management, Boards & Governance, Strategy, Fundraising, Finance and Technology.
Stanford Alumni Consulting Team (ACT)
Alumni of Stanford's Graduate School of Business provide pro bono management consulting services to the nonprofit community through a network of alumni volunteers.
HBS Community Partners (pro bono service)
Harvard Business School alumni apply their business and management skills as volunteer consultants working in the nonprofit sector.
Taproot Foundation (pro bono service)
Receive assistance in business-related capacity building services, specifically marketing, human resources, and information technology infrastructure.
Net Impact of Silicon Valley, Service Corps (pro bono service)
Net Impact members share their business expertise with nonprofits in the areas of marketing, finance, business planning, fundraising, strategic planning, and new program development.
CompassPoint Nonprofit Services
Find support for community-based nonprofits with executive transitions, planning, boards of directors, finance systems and business planning, fundraising, and technology.
Community at Work
Access a team of expert facilitators who support organizations in finding inclusive, innovative solutions that lead to sustainable agreements. Consultants also offer skills in strategic planning, team development, and organization redesign.
Volunteer Legal Services Program
Pro bono business-law attorneys, working through The Bar Association of San Francisco, help nonprofit organizations who serve low-income individuals and communities in Northern California.
Helps nonprofits enhance productivity and build sustainable technology systems that foster their missions.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software
Salesforce.com provides complimentary licenses for its CRM software to nonprofits as part of an ongoing capacity building initiative.
TechSoup: The Technology Place for Nonprofits
Connects nonprofits with donated and discounted technology products.
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