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Measuring Outcomes

By reading this particular volume in The Intermediary Development Series, intermediary organizations and the faith-based and community-based organizations they work with will learn key concepts about increasing their capacity to evaluate the extent to which they are achieving their intended results and to conduct outcome measurement by creating and implementing an outcome measurement plan for […]

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Building multiple revenue sources

By reading this particular volume in The Intermediary Development Series, intermediary organizationswill know how to evaluate, start and sustain one or more new income or revenue sources. They will know the features, advantages and requirements associated with particular revenue sources. And they will be able to raise more money using tools and techniques that fit […]

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Delivering training and technical assistance

By reading this particular volume in The Intermediary Development Series, intermediary organizations will learn the key elements necessary to effectively design and deliver training and technical assistance (T/TA) in order to build capacity in faith-based and community-based organizations as evidenced by: increased funding; increased effectiveness; increased efficiency. This guidebook will help organizations answer these key […]

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Acquiring public grants

By reading this particular volume in The Intermediary Development Series, intermediary organizations and the faith-based and community-based organizations they work with will learn key concepts about effective federal grant research and proposal writing practices including: How to access and use grant research tools; finding relevant Federal programs and grant opportunities; understanding the Federal grant solicitation […]

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Designing sub-award programs

By reading this particular volume in The Intermediary Development Series, you will better understand the following regarding developing a comprehensive plan to provide sub-awards to build the capacity of faith-based and community organizations: key components, processes, and requirements. This guidebook has been created to assist you, as a leader of an intermediary, in the design […]

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Promising practices for improving the capacity of faith- and community-based organizations

This report documents the range of services that intermediaries provide to their constituent organizations, and highlights those that constitute promising practices. The report defines as promising practices those efforts undertaken by the intermediaries that show potential for producing successful outcomes–they improve the organizational capacity of faith-based and community organizations, are broadly used and accepted (although […]

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Capacity benchmarking tool for faith- and community-based organizations

The Compassion Capital Fund (CCF), administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families (ACF), funds intermediary organizations’ capacity building assistance to faith- and community-based organizations. In support of these efforts, HHS commissioned Branch Associates, Inc., in partnership with Abt Associates, Inc., to conduct a study, examining the services […]

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Identifying and promoting promising practices

By reading this particular volume in The Intermediary Development Series, intermediary organizations will be equipped with the knowledge and information needed to be able to identify, validate and promote best practices among themselves and the faith-based and community-based organizations they serve.

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Family connections in Alabama : lessons learned from a pilot project focused on marriage strengthening among low resource families [PowerPoint presentation]

This presentation discusses the Special Improvement Project through U.S. DHHS Office of Child Support Enforcement awarded for January – December 2003. The program’s priority was to encourage new ways to approach unwed parents to emphasize the importance of healthy marriage to a child’s well-being.

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