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Technical Capacity is the ability of a nonprofit organization to implement all of the key organizational and programmatic functions. The sub-capacities associated with Technical Capacity are Facilities, Facilities Management Skills, Financial Management Skills, Fundraising Skills, Legal Skills, Marketing Skills, Outreach Skills, Program Evaluation Skills, Service Delivery Skills, Technology, and Technology Skills.
Facilities: The proper facilities (space, equipment, amenities, etc.) to run efficient operations.
Strategic Facilities Planning: A White Paper International Facilities Management Association (2006)
Facilities Management Skills: Ability to operate an efficient facility.
Facility Manager's Operation and Maintenance Handbook McGraw-Hill Professional (1999)
by Bernard Lewis
Financial Management Skills: Ability to ensure efficient financial operations.
Not-for-Profit Accounting Made Easy Wiley (2002)
by Warren Ruppel
Basic Guide to Financial Management Authenticity Consulting
by Carter McNamara
Fundraising Skill: Ability to develop necessary resources for efficient operations, including management of donor relations.
Marketing the Nonprofit: The Challenge of Fundraising in a Consumer Culture Jossey-Bass (1998)
by Margaret Maxwell
Complete Guide to Fund-Raising Management Wiley (2002)
by Stanley Weinstein
Designing a Communications Plan to Enhance Your Fundraising Campaign Raise Funds
by Tony Poderis
Nonproft Fundraising 101 Wiley (2016)
by Darian Rodriguez Heyman
Effective Fundraising for Nonprofits: Real-World Strategies That Work NOLO (2013)
by Ilona Bray
A Fundraising Guide for Nonprofit Board Members Wiley (2011)
by Julia I. Walker
The Nonprofit Fundraising Solution AMACOM (2014)
by Laurence A. Pagnoni
Legal Skill: Ability to engage proper legal engagement and coverage.
Best Practices: Nonprofit Corporate Governance McDermott Will & Emery (2004)
Knowledge Base: Pro Bono Legal/Tax Assistance
The Nonprofit Board: Financial & Legal Best Practices InMedia Company (2014)
by Marc Kellenberger
Marketing Skills: Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders, internal and external.
10 Traits Nonprofit Marketing Communications Nonprofit MarCommunity (2014)
by Whitney Binns
The Tricky Business of Nonprofit Brands Harvard Business School (2005)
by Manda Salls
Outreach Skills: Ability to do outreach, organizing and advocacy.
Lobbying and Advocacy Handbook for Nonprofit Organizations Amherst H Wilder Foundation (2002)
by Marcia Avner
Program Evaluation Skills: Ability to design and implement an effective evaluation.
Basic Guide to Program Evaluation Authenticity Consulting
by Carter McNamara
Finding the Right People for your Program Evaluation Team National Asthma Control Program
Essential Competencies for Program Evaluators University of Minnesota
by Jean A. King and Laurie Stevahn
Building Skills for Program Evaluation Primary Health Care Research & Information Service
by Libby Kalucy
Program Evaluation Toolkit Ontario Centre of Excellence for Child and Youth Mental Health (2013)
Keeping Our Promise: The Use of Modern Quality Assurance Methods in Nonprofit Management The Forbes Funds (2013)
Service Delivery Skills: Ability to ensure efficient and quality services.
7 Ways to Improve Employee Development Programs Harvard Business Review (2015)
by Keith Ferrazzi
6 Best Practices: Is Your Nonprofit Staff Training Effective? Salsa Labs (2014)
by Rebecca Wyatt
Technology Skills: Resources (equipment, systems, software, etc.) to run efficient operations.
Tips for Training Employees on New Technology HR Gazette
by Stephanie Hammerwold
Technical Skills List and Examples The Balance (2017)
by Alison Doyle
Technology: Ability to run efficient operations.
How a Truly Digital Workplace can Improve Engagement, Agility and Productivity of your Employees Net Solutions (2015)
by Ritu Tandon
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