Organizational Strengthening Resources
History & Background on Capacity Building
examples of Landscape assessments
This report helped to inform the Community Memorial Foundation Capacity Building program (website)
This scan led to this Organizational Effectiveness program at the Greater New Orleans Foundation (website)
Organizational assessment tools
A Place to Start – is a collection of links to helpful articles and resources for people wanting to deepen their understanding of race equity.
Andrus Foundation blog post on SOAR (blog post)
D5 Resources - Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Philanthropy (website)
Equity Field Scan – is Putnam Consulting’s 2016 field scan of Foundations embracing race equity work and what was required to change the culture at those foundations.
Race Equity Recommended Podcasts, Documentaries, Books and Blogs – another collection of other media to deepen understanding of race equity.
Race Equity Terms – this document includes working definitions of commonly used terms when talking about race, equity, diversity and inclusion.
REI Toolkit – includes two tools for talking about systems and race.
Equality vs. Equity Graphic – this is a commonly used graphic that aptly presents the difference between equality and equity.
Reducing Barriers to Participation in Organizational Strengthening Programs
Listening, Adapting & Learning
Resources and templates for creating and operationalizing Learning Agendas
Who is Doing What in Grantmaking & Organizational Strengthening
Special Topics in Organizational Strengthening
Strengthening Leaders (GEO) (website)