Quality Element 7: Organizational Practices

/Quality Element 7: Organizational Practices
Quality Element 7: Organizational Practices 2017-08-21T20:30:18+00:00

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A quality program has a clear mission and well-defined goals, sound fiscal management, and clear policies and procedures that support quality and sustainability.

 

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The Road to Sustainability Workbook

This sustainability workbook will help you better understand sustainability and how to create a plan to get you there.  From finding funding to creating a long-term action plan, this is the guide for you.

 

 

Services & Resources

Advisory Boards: The Backbone of Your Afterschool Program (Recorded Webinar)  American Institutes for Research

Resources for Nonprofit Financial Management – Wallace Foundation

Sustainability Workbook – Afterschool Alliance

Beyond the Award Letter: Fund Management for Leaders of Small Youth-Serving Organizations – Finance Project

Beyond the Paycheck: A Human Resources Management Guide for Leaders of Small Youth-Serving Organizations – Finance Project

Beyond the Checkbook: A Financial Management Guide for Leaders of Small Youth-Serving Organizations – Finance Project

United Way Out-of-School Time Toolkit: Create Action Agendas & Strategic Plans

United Way Out-of-School Time Toolkit: Address Funding and Sustainability

Performance Management and Evaluation: What’s the Difference? – Child Trends

Out-of-School Time Cost Calculator

Use New Digital Tools from ARTHUR to Help Promote Prosocial Skills and Reduce Bullying Afterschool Alliance

Research & Best Practices

Moving Towards Success: Framework for After-School Programs – C.S. Mott Foundation

Building Capacity for Better Results: Strategies for Financing and Sustaining the Organizational Capacity of Youth-Serving Programs – The Finance Project

Stories from the Field: Fiscal Fitness for Nonprofits – Wallace Foundation

 Building and Managing Quality Afterschool Programs – National Center for Quality Afterschool

Building Capacity for Better Results – Strategies for Financing and Sustaining the Organizational Capacity of Youth-Serving Programs

 Does Attendance Really Count in Our Afterschool Program? A Tool for Self Assessment – AttendanceWorks

A Guide to Issues and Strategies for Monitoring Attendance in Afterschool land Other Youth Programs – Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Administrative Management Capacity in Out-of-School Time Organizations: An Exploratory Study – Wallace Foundation

Building Stronger Nonprofits Through Better Financial Management – Wallace Foundation

The Cost of Quality of Out-of-School Time Programs – Wallace Foundation

Moving Summer Learning Forward: A Strategic Roadmap for Funding in Tough Times –  The National Summer Learning Association

ABC … 123 Starting an Afterschool Program  Utah Afterschool Network

Financial Strategies to Support Citywide Systems of Out-of-School Time Programs  Wallace Foundation

The Skills to Pay the Bills: An Evaluation of an Effort to Help Nonprofits Manage Their Finances  Wallace Foundation

Logic Models in Out-of-School Time Programs: What Are They and Why Are They Important?  Child Trends

Putting it All Together: Guiding Principles for Quality After-School Programs Serving Preteens  Public/Private Ventures