Rachel Hall - April 9, 2019
LFA shares an effective and replicable approach to building capacity among school districts to provide high quality comprehensive sex education, developed by Cardea in California as part of the Working to Institutionalize Sex Ed (WISE) Initiative. The Comprehensive Sex Education (CSE) Network model highlights how counties can provide support to their school districts to ensure that young people receive essential information and skill-building opportunities.
Elba Garcia - March 18, 2019
Building data use capacity was a big theme at this year’s Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR)’s Data on Purpose conference. Presenters – including data scientists, nonprofit and foundation leaders, and policymakers – spoke about what is needed for organizations to make data an integral part of an organization’s operations. In this post, I highlight three of my favorite presentations and share resources that I highly recommend to support your data use journey, including: a data maturity framework, data culture building activities, and a guide to help demystify data-driven technologies.
Alex Hildebrand - January 28, 2019
Social sector organizations can most effectively deliver on mission when they operate as learning organizations. We share the foundational concepts behind a new framework LFA is releasing in 2019, designed to guide organizations through a process of determining the what and how of learning.
October 24, 2018
Find us at AEA next week, leading two sessions focused on this year’s theme of Speaking Truth to Power.
Emily Boer Drake - July 19, 2018
What types of capacity-building support do nonprofits need most? LFA shares how the Nonprofit Capacity Organizational Diagnostic tool has helped one Bay Area County prioritize capacity-building support for its nonprofit community.
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