Mission, Marketing and Messaging

By Todd Jordan, Director of Community Impact Recently, the UMKC Bloch School of Management was host to the Third Annual Midwest Symposium on Social Entrepreneurship. The symposium brought together some of the brightest minds in nonprofit, low-profit, and socially minded for-profit organizations to discuss the challenges associated with social entrepreneurship. For those of you who…

5 thoughts about nonprofit program evaluation

By Todd Jordan, Director of Community Impact Output, Outcome, Pre/Post Test, Logic Model, Metrics, Indicators, Client Satisfaction, Move the Needle, Data Driven Results, Quasi-Experimental Model, T-Test… If any of these terms or phrases sends shivers down your spine, then you are probably involved in program evaluation. Even for larger nonprofits, with the personnel, software and…

Honest (and effective) data: Best practices for nonprofit data reporting

By Todd Jordan, Community Impact Manager Do not falsify your data… just don’t. For my initial blog post, as part of a continuing series on the leading practices for nonprofits, I would like to focus on the lessons we can learn from the recent controversy surrounding the University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Bloch School of Management…