Resources

Outcome Frameworks. By Robert M. Penna and William J. Phillips. Available at from the Rensselaerville Institute.  Find out more.

“Eight Outcome Models,” an article in The Evaluation Exchange of the Harvard Family Research Project.  (Volume XI, No. 2, Summer 2005.)

You and your Nonprofit. Edited by Norman Olshansky and Linda Lysakowski; part of Charity Channel’s “In the Trenches” series. A veritable library on nonprofit management.

Saving Philanthropy, a film narrated by Kate Robinson. A basic primer on the why and how of outcomes, it is a powerful message to all nonprofit leaders and practitioners.

Leap of Reason by Mario Morino.  Published by Venture Philanthropy Partners.

“Charity Navigator measures itself, (Alliance Magazine. Volume 15, No.1 March 2010)

Rating Healthy Organizational Performance.” (AHP Journal. (Spring 2010).

Charity Navigator Responds” (Viewpoints. Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University.)

The Battle for the Soul of the Nonprofit Sector (Philadelphia Social Innovations Review. May 2010)

A Troubling Disconnect.” (Huffington Post. May 24, 2010).

Billy Beane and Outcomes: What Can Baseball Tell the Nonprofit World About Measures and Measurement?” (Philadelphia Social Innovations Journal. August 2010)

Transparency and Fundraising: Is There a Connection?The Nonprofit Technology Network.

Points of Contention.” The Nonprofit Quarterly. March 2, 2011