Local Capacity Building Tools

Local Capacity Building Tools

Capacity Building Is…

Implicit in capacity building, is the value of investing in an organization so as to strengthen its ability to sustain itself in the years to come. As such, local capacity building tools are meant to:

  • Increase a nonprofit’s knowledge
  • Improve staff and board skill sets
  • Increase the effectiveness of the organization (the number of clients served, the way programs are delivered, the amount of costs incurred, etc)

Capacity Building Services often include but are not limited, to the following:

  • Board training
  • Strategic planning
  • Analysis of programs, cost centers, technology and/or fundraising potential
  • One time staff training

Local tools are available to help promote the following:

  • Excellent board governance
  • Sound management
  • Cross sector collaborations
  • Leadership development