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- Historical Investment Performance
- Investment Philosophy
- Distribution & Spending Policy
- FAQs: Investment, Spending & Fee Policies
- Fund Investment Options
- Outside Investment Accounts
- How to Apply for a Grant
- FAQs: Grants
- Evaluation Forms
- Step by Step Instructions on how to apply for a grant using TFEC’s online application system
- Example of Measures for Outcomes: Funding Priorities and Measures
- Example of Measures for Outcomes: Nonprofit Taxonomy of Outcomes
- The Enhancing Communities Learning Series (ECLS) was a program of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities (TFEC) and Temple University’s Nonprofit Evaluation Services and Training Program (NEST). The series offered a convenient way to learn about important and relevant issues affecting nonprofits while enjoying a meal with your colleagues in the community. The series ended in 2015.
- The Nonprofit Resource Network (NRN) at Millersville University works to strengthen the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations by providing professional development, networking opportunities and access to critical information sources.
- Temple University’s Nonprofit Evaluation Services and Training (NEST) Center assists nonprofits and governmental human service agencies to cultivate the ability to effectively serve communities by way of effective management, research and training. They offer trainings, certification programs and other nonprofit resources.
Measurement & Outcomes
- Measuring-success.net is a collaborative group of agencies that has joined forces to discuss measuring program success. Membership is open to all nonprofit and governmental health & human service agencies, funding organizations and academic institutions.
- The group has established a portal that provides information on assessment, evaluation and other resources for nonprofits
- Click here to visit the site and review the resources available.
- ConnectSynergy provides results-based organizational development services including workshops and long-term on site consulting. Skip Brown, Owner/Principal Consultant, can help your organization’s members work together to determine priorities (strategic & operations planning) and apply effective ways to measure your organization’s success (performance measurement-outcome logic modeling). Skip can also help you assess/develop the best structure for your organization, and improve working relationships among members (team performance & conflict management).
- Measuring-success.com provides performance measurement support in a variety of ways to nonprofits. They have an informational newsletter, as well as publications and product lines that are customizable for nonprofits. They are a great resource backed in years of research and expertise in nonprofit performance measurement.
- BetterEvaluation.org is an international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing information about options (methods or tools) and approaches.
- 8 Tips for Raising Money and Attracting Support on Social Networks (The Chronicle of Philanthropy)
- How to Get Grants in a Down Economy (The Chronicle of Philanthropy)
- How Can I Be Effective at Asking If I’m Not a Stereotypical Salesperson? (GuideStar)
- Endowment Planning vs. Fundraising (Guidestar)
- Best Practices for Volunteer Orientation (GuideStar)
- Make Trust the Foundation of Your Covenant (GuideStar)
- The County Health Rankings show us that where we live matters to our health. The health of a community depends on many different factors – ranging from individual health behaviors, education and jobs, to quality of health care, to the environment. This collection of 50 reports – one per state – helps community leaders see that where we live, learn, work, and play influences how healthy we are and how long we live. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is collaborating with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute to develop these Rankings for each state’s counties.
- Health Needs Assessments
- The Homeless Services Reference Manual was compiled by the Capital Area Coalition on Homelessness to educate and mobilize our community and coordinate services to prevent and reduce homelessness in the Capital Region.