In previous blog posts and newsletter articles, we have talked about the way in which a performance measurement program can help business owners enhance the profitability and operational efficiency of a for-profit enterprise. But nonprofit managers interested in measuring the performance of their organization could certainly benefit from the information presented by the author. Performance Measurement for Effective Management of Nonprofit Organizations helps nonprofit executives think conceptually about organizational performance measurement systems. This article will discuss how performance measurement can be of benefit to a not-for-profit organization, as well. The metrics that are often most easily measured are not necessarily the ones that directly demonstrate an organization… Organizations under the nonprofit umbrella, including the social service sector, face a lot of challenges when it comes to determining how to effectively use success measures. There are three types of data that might be used to measure a nonprofit’s success, but only one of them is a true measure: – Inputs describe how much in the way of resources (both financial and … Through a powerful combination of faculty presentations, case studies, and group discussions, participants examine the rationale behind performance measurement … For citations to additional literature on this topic, refer to Literature of the Nonprofit … A performance measurement … To Measure Nonprofit Performance Introduction For most stakeholders in the nonprofit sector, measuring performance is elusive. Nonprofit managers and staff, funders, board members, potential …