The Developmental Asset Profile (DAP) is a reliable and valid assessment of the strengths, supports, and social-emotional factors that are essential for young people’s success in school and life. It grows out of more than 60 years of research with millions of young people.
The Protective Factors Survey (PFS) and the Protective Factors Survey, 2nd Edition (PFS-2) are designed for use with parents and caregivers participating in family support and child maltreatment prevention services. The PFS and PFS-2 assess multiple protective factors to prevent child abuse and neglect. Both surveys are intended to help agencies and programs better assess changes in family protective factors.
Substantial research over the past forty years has demonstrated that there is a lot of science involved in crafting a good survey questionnaire. This article discusses the pitfalls and best practices of designing questionnaires.
This concise and helpful guide explains how to design a survey form to make the data entry process as easy and quick as possible.
This guide provides tips on how to create the three most common types of survey answers -numerical, multiple choice, and scales -in a way that improves accuracy and reduces bias.
This guide explains how to write clear, concise survey questions that will collect accurate data. This guide is best for basic quantitative surveys, needs assessments, simple baseline and endline surveys in the form of written surveys for individuals who are literate.
The authors, of the Bridgespan Group, say organizations should start by rigorously addressing a few interdependent questions: Which results will we hold ourselves accountable for? How will we achieve them? What will the results really cost, and how can we fund them? How do we build the organization we need to deliver those results? Together, those questions provide a framework for developing pragmatic, specific plans of action.
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to joined forces with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the James Irvine Foundation and many other grantmakers in a funder collaborative called the Fund for Shared Insight to create tools that will make it simple and affordable to listen to clients. This is especially important in the nonprofit world where recipients of services and products usually can’t vote with their wallets.
The Outcome Indicators Project, a joint project of the Urban Institute and The Center for What Works, provides a framework for tracking nonprofit performance. It suggests candidate outcomes and outcome indicators to assist nonprofit organizations that seek to develop new outcome monitoring processes or improve their existing systems.
Donor Searches "Nonprofit Fundraising Metrics" article breaks down 26 ways to accurately measure your organizational progress, successes and shortcomings (and then build on those lessons for future campaigns). Nonprofit KPIs, or nonprofit fundraising metrics, can improve strategies, programs, and, ultimately, fundraising numbers if your nonprofit tracks them wisely. This guide covers everything you need to know about nonprofit fundraising metrics and offer 26 essential KPIs for your nonprofit to track by going over the following: Overview of nonprofit fundraising metrics, Nonprofit fundraising metrics best practices, General nonprofit fundraising metrics, Donor relationship metrics, Giving level metrics, Engagement metrics, Online performance metrics