The Progressive Technology Project (PTP) has developed an ambitious set of programs to strengthen and meet the divergent needs of diverse grassroots community-led organizing groups using technology to advance their efforts. To that end, PTP developed an self-assessment tool that will help organizations think about what they do and how technology can support their work.
"Telehealth is the use of communications and information technology - often videoconferencing - to deliver health and health care services, information and education where participants are separated." This short protocol help communities who use telehealth to verify their level of preparedness in using the technologies and communications tools to provide health services. This assessment tool could also be useful to other organisations who use videoconferencing in remote areas.
This tool provides all interested organizations with an comprehensive assessment tool. Format of the tool is an Excel file.
This guide helps grantmakers evaluate startup nonprofits, i.e. nonprofit organizations that have not operated long enough to have an established record and reputation or with little management experience. Funders can use this tool as a supplement to their standard proposal review process.
This article provides a self-evaluation tool to assess the performance or utility of your "existing and forming" collaborative groups. You can find two main sections on this page: a short literature review on collaboration and the collaboration checklist (with its terms being defined and guidelines for interpreting your results). You might want to print the checklist section and distribute it to other collaborators.
Here is a comprehensive assessment that will review the organizational planning and structure, the leadership, fundraising, finance and accountability, communication, and the evaluation processes of your organization. Before starting the survey (approx. 70 multiple choice questions), you need to go through a few steps. First register on the link given here (free). Second, you must log in using the link provided in the confirmation email you will receive. Then you need to "Create New Assessment". After creation of your assessment, you will automatically be directed to the survey.
Building Culturally Competent Organizations is an online guide "providing practical, step-by-step guidance in community-building skills" regarding "cultural competence in a multicultural world." This guide is only one among the multiple ones available on the Community Tool Box website concerning many different aspects of communities/organizational management. While it is addressed to a large public, community leaders or aspiring ones will find the website particularly useful.
Two short online surveys are available on this site for you to assess your organisational effectiveness and performance. The Organizational Effectiveness Survey (47 yes-no questions) looks at the place your organization gives to its mission, human and financial sustainability, customers, entrepreneurial aspect, outcomes, and adaptability.