CEO 201 - Accountability PresentationPresentation Transcript
What does accountability mean to a nonprofit organization?
What are we accountable for? Who are we accountable to? Human resources Financial resources Mission, goals and outcomes donors Federal and state authorities grantors Our community Our staff and volunteers
Role of strategic planning and evaluation Mission, goals, outcomes Programs and services Resources
How well are we managing our resources?
Are we being good stewards of our resources?
Do we have enough resources to achieve our mission?
What programs or services are necessary for us to achieve our mission?
Are our programs and services achieving positive change among those served?
What are our organizational outcomes?
Are we achieving our goals and mission as an organization?
Strategic Planning and Evaluation
Cyclical process (listen, plan, do, evaluate)
Learning is inherent in evaluation
Using learning to enhance our work
Alignment between resources, programs and mission is critical
How are we currently using planning within our organization?
What issues/ concerns do we have about planning?
How do we connect resources, programs and outcomes in planning?
Do we evaluate how well we have achieved our plan?
Do we learn from the outcomes of our evaluation?
How are we being accountable to our stakeholders?
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