"The Marguerite Casey Foundation Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool helps nonprofits identify capacity strengths and challenges and establish capacity building goals. It is primarily a diagnostic and learning tool. Results from the Assessment can also help grantmakers deepen their understanding of the current capacity of their grantees as well as track their growth in capacity over time." Format of the tool is an Excel file.
This guide helps grantmakers evaluate startup nonprofits, i.e. nonprofit organizations that have not operated long enough to have an established record and reputation or with little management experience. Funders can use this tool as a supplement to their standard proposal review process.