On Capacity Building

Strengthening Philanthropy in the Asia Pacific - an agenda for action
Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium
A detailed paper on agenda for action on nonprofit capacity building and sectoral cooperation and importance of outcome evaluation and social impact assessment, enhancing board governance, management training for nonprofit managers and others.

Common Types of Capacity Building
Management Help
An excerpt and adaptation on types of capacity building activities and how to choose them.

Building Capacity in Nonprofit Organizations
Urban Institute Press
An article detailing a framework for addressing the problem of capacity building, strengthening nonprofits through foundation initiatives and the steps for building capacity.

Effective Capacity Building in Nonprofit Organizations
Mckinsey & Company
A report that provides insights and examples of how nonprofits have pursued building up their organizational muscles and a self-assessment tool to measure nonprofit organizational capacity.

Lessons from the Street: Capacity Building and Replication
Eisenhower Foundation
A report on ten top lessons and recommendations for funders, technical assistors and grassroots nonprofit organizations.

Monitoring and Evaluation: Some Tools, Methods and Approaches
The World Bank Institute
A report on monitoring and evaluation of capacity development activities with performance indicators, logical framework, appraisal methods.

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