Resources to Assess and Build Capacity
The following tools to assess and build capacity are easily transferable to both communities and development organizations.
A Guide to Building Sustainable Organizations from the Inside Out: An Organizational Capacity-Building Toolbox is a workbook produced for the Chicago Foundation for Women and is a unique tool for non-profit capacity assessment.
The Measuring Community Capacity Building Workbook produced by the Aspen Institute is a comprehensive tool providing suggested strategies and measurement in the area of community capacity building.
The Marguerite Casey Foundation Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool is an self-assessment instrument in excel format that helps non-profits identify capacity strengths and challenges and establish capacity building goals.