Great resources and ideas from around the web, updated weekly.
Be flexible: Lessons from FNP ADAPT via Dartington Service Design Lab: The overriding message from a recent seminar exploring rapid-cycle adaptation and testing in the UK: practitioners, researchers and funders need to be flexible.
PropelNext Alumni Study: The Road to High Performance via PropelNext: An evaluation of alumni from this capacity building program shows the significant positive impact on nonprofits organizational culture and operations.
Five things to know about our evaluation of BUILD via Ford Foundation: a preview of how Ford plans to evaluate it's $1B BUILD initiative; great focus on assessment and learning.
Evidence at the Crossroads Pt. 11: The Next Generation of Evidence-based Policy via William T. Grant Foundation: three steps for moving evidence-based policy forward... focus on improvement, attend to bodies of evidence, and build state and local capacity for evidence use.
Civil Society for the 21st Century via SSIR: This article series explores the important issues of civil society in the 21st century with the question what would Alexis de Tocqueville think of today’s civil society in America?