This report can help nonprofits and their funders understand how to develop and use a system to collect, analyze, and report on data to measure short- and long-term outcomes. The report details a multi-step, self-correcting process of using explicit and measurable objectives to clarify what the organization is doing and achieving, and adjusting activities as needed. The report can help nonprofits and funders to:
- Communicate the value of performance management;
- Understand the stages of development and implementation of a performance management system; and
- Learn about key lessons as they develop performance management systems.