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This program is currently unavailable while a revised tool is in development.
The Principles of Effectiveness is a powerful self-examination tool that helps nonprofits assess their organization’s strengths and weaknesses and create a comprehensive plan for improvement across all ten evaluation areas. The tool is designed to be taken in a group setting with key individuals from the organization discussing each question and answering collectively.
In February of 2003, a group of vibrant Arizona nonprofit leaders gathered together for the purpose of having an open and active dialogue about establishing Principles of Effectiveness for nonprofit organizations in Arizona. There were some very important thoughts that emerged from that meeting, such as:
An fundamental question that emerged from that February 21, 2003 meeting, which was simply this: If an organization is performing well, what does it look like?