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The One-Hour Program Evaluation

The 2017 version includes hyperlinked text for easier access to information. Program evaluation is critical in order to assure wise use of donor gifts and provable outcomes measurements. The guide provides samples and directions for a simplified evaluation process.

This is one of 17 guides in The Hour... (continued)


Taggedprogram evaluation

The Two-Hour Community Involvement Plan

The 2017 version includes hyperlinked text for easier access to information. The guide includes an overview of ways to get involved in the community, rationales and even how to set up a community problem-solving conference. It is included in the Community Involvement Training Module.

This is one... (continued)


Taggedcommunity improvement & capacity building

The One-Hour Organizational Assessment

The updated 2016 version includes hyperlinked text for easier access to information. Also included in "The Six-Hour Strategic Plan" guide, this assessment provides a comprehensive evaluation of all aspects of a nonprofit for board members and staff. The "Standards for International NGOs" is a part of... (continued)



Digital Storytelling for Social Impact - Rockefeller Foundation

This is a great blueprint for ideas, and strategy formulation on how to develop a compelling story around social impact.

Taggedcsrcorporate social responsibility

Great study on Digital Storytelling for Social Impact

I have been a big believer in the value of data-driven storytelling. I have been personally moved to act upon hearing a really poignant story, and I know others have as well.

But, is this the end of the age of Storytelling?

Here is a great research report from the Rockefeller Foundation on the subject.

Taggedstorytellingsocial mediaactivism

How much is your grant process stealing from your grantees?

Your Grant Application process can rob much of the value of grant.

At Good Done Great, we created this tool to help foundations assess how efficient (or “streamlined”) their application process is from end to end. Once you plug in the numbers, you will be able to clearly see how much of your money... (continued)

Taggedgrants managementfoundationsgrantsgrantmakingimpact

BCCC: How to get Executive Buy-in for your CSR efforts

Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Staff member, Kyra Sammis, presents Three examples from CSR professionals on how to secure executive buy-in


Taggedcorporate social responsibilitycsr

How to Tell Your Stories on Social Media

Tue, May 13, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

You know storytelling is an important tool in your nonprofit's fundraising and communication plan. You also know that social media offers a variety of opportunities to connect and communicate with your audience.

So why aren't we bringing more of our stories to social media?

Join Vanessa Chase from The... (continued)


TaggedNon-profit storytellingNon-profit fundraisingsocial mediatech tuesdayfundraisingNonprofit Webinarswebinar

Is CSR bad for business?

Corporate Social Responsibility efforts are often undermined by vocal critics. However, I know that they can be effective, and are an important part of any business' strategy. What do you think?


Taggedcorporate social responsibilitycsr

CR Magazine's 2014 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Corporate Responsibility Magazine's listing of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens. Rankings based on Environment, Climate, Human Rights, Employee Relations, Corporate Governance and Philanthropy.

There are several surprises here. Can you pick them out?


Taggedcsrcorporate social responsibility

Effective Employee Engagement within CSR Programs

Employee engagement programs including volunteerism and corporate giving improve the lives of those in need and promote community well-being while supporting business objectives.

But, how do you amplify engagement within these initiatives? Through Good Done Great's consultative approach to implementing technology,... (continued)


When Dollars Speak: Moving Beyond CSR Terminology (CSR Wire)

This guest posting on CSR Wire provides a framework to classify CSR efforts into 3 dimensions. I like the categories, but it implies that companies progress from one dimension to the next as their efforts mature. Interestingly, in my experience, you can actually see many CSR initiatives "doing" CSR without... (continued)


Leith Robotham

Professional global corporate community relations specialist. Improving corporate image, brand and reputation among employee, community, governmental, environmental and NGO stakeholders.

Interested incsrsocial responsibilitycorporate citizenshipphilanthropyglobal grantmaking

Good Done Great Team Lends a Hand to Keep Charleston Beautiful

Recently the Good Done Great team had the opportunity to help Keep Charleston Beautiful by cleaning up the marsh area near our new South Carolina office. In one day of clean up, the GDG team removed approximately 620 pounds of litter,... (continued)

Tagged@Nick Hearn#Keep Charleston BeautifulvolunteeringRiley Croft@Good Done Great@Michael Simpson@Riley Croft@Jimmy Snyder@Kelly Luciano

Michael Porter: Why business can be good at solving social problems

Businesses have the resources to make contributions to the collective good. Here, TED Talks on what can happen when corporations make saving the environment and helping people a priority, plus talks on how business principles might even be more effective for creating change than non-profit models.


Taggedted talksustainability

What nonprofits can learn from Coca-Cola (TED Talk)

In her talk, Melinda Gates makes a provocative case for nonprofits taking a cue from corporations such as Coca-Cola, whose plugged-in, global network of marketers and distributors ensures that every remote village wants — and can get — a Coke. Why shouldn't this work for condoms, sanitation, vaccinations too?


Taggedted talkcsrengagement

“Ask Dalya”: Using Stories in Grant Proposals (Part 2 of 2)

Q: Where in a grant proposal would you include a story?

A: You can improve your proposals by using stories whenever possible. A few good places include:

The problem/opportunity description
Definition of your community of clients
The evaluation section (see my upcoming webinar on this... [(continued)](/dalya-massachi/ask-dalya-using-stories-in-grant-proposals-part-2-of-2)

TaggedAsk Dalyagrant proposals

CSR 2.0: Unlocking Corporate Wealth to Solve Social Issues

Another view of CSR 2.0 - but is a company's social investment at least a part of the solution?



Volunteering as a Pathway to Employment

Does Volunteering Increase Odds of Finding a Job for the Out of Work? Here is a good study by the Corporation for National and Community Service.



How to promote volunteerism in the world

Today, millions of active individuals express
their concerns, desires to change the reality and
deal with being protagonists in building a better
world for everyone. We only have to facilitate
the answer to the question: How, When and
Where I can help? because ultimately we all
want to change the world in one or another


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