Are you in need of resources for empirically determining the impact of a nonprofit initiative? Check out the recently launched Tools and Resources for Assessing Social Impact (TRASI) website. This site, the culmination of a partnership between The Foundation Center and McKinsey & Co., features assessment approaches developed by and for a wide range of not-for-profit organizations. TRASI is described as “an online portal of resources for impact assessment” that includes a selection of podcasts and videos, as well as the more traditional section of articles and a searchable database of methodologies for measuring the effect of programming in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector.
So, put on your research hat and visit the TRASI community to learn about all sorts of strategies for measuring your impact on the community.