Sustainability  Scorecard for Nonprofits



Scoring:  

 -2
  =  not started yet   -1 =  just begun  
  0  =  not applicable
+1  =  well in progress    +2  =  complete


_____    Officer positions filled
_____    Board membership positions filled
_____    Executive director onboard 

_____    Number of members growing steadily
_____    Number of  volunteers growing steadily
_____    Number of volunteer-hours increasing
_____    Number of core-mission participants increasing
_____    Number of donors increasing 

_____    Membership dues paid up by members
_____    Office set up and running smoothly
_____    Office location well suited to the organization
_____    Bills paid on time
_____    Financial status known and up to date
_____    Required annual state filings up to date
_____    Required annual federal filings up to date

_____    Core-mission programs ready to go
_____    Core-mission program announcements ready

_____    Fund-raising promotional materials ready
_____    Fund-raising campaigns organized

_____    Communications strategy defined
_____    Operating budget in place

_____    Grant applications completed
_____    Grant spending reports for grantors completed

_____    Computer hardware up to date
_____    Computer software up to date
_____    Database up to date
_____    Donor information in database up to date
_____    Donor relations up to date

_____    Total

 
Copyright 2004 by Allen R. Larson