Read the full report, the most comprehensive resource for understanding the Commitments. It includes full descriptions, examples from the field, and a detailed bibliography.
Download worksheets, generative discussion guides, and stickers for engaging your organization’s key staff and board in the Commitments. Recreate the Reveal Event.
Watch the three-minute video introduction; full Commitments Reveal Event; and endorsements from public, nonprofit, and philanthropic leaders.
The Commitments Assessment Tool will provide analysis of organizational strengths and areas for improvement as well as uncover drivers of impact for the sector.
The Alliance for Strong Families and Communities has unveiled its Commitments Assessment Tool, the next evolution in support of its highly regarded framework Commitments of High-Impact Nonprofit Organizations.
Ten benefits your organization can realize from completing the Assessment process:
1. Demystify Your Path to Impact
Maximizing and documenting your organization’s community impact is no easy task, but it’s what your stakeholders increasingly expect. As the essential first step in engaging the Commitments, the Assessment provides a definitive snapshot of your real-world strengths and challenges. … more
The nonprofit sector has long been doing good works with children, families, and communities, but we continue to seek a healthy society and strong communities for all children, adults, and families because opportunity, health, safety, economic security, and well-being remain elusive for millions of Americans.
Communities deserve high-impact nonprofits.
Impact is not about what nonprofits do—how many people they serve, how long they’ve been in existence, or how far their service areas reach. It’s about the positive change they achieve and whether or not it lasts. Organizations that achieve impact are influencing, either directly or indirectly, the number of people: … more
Impact is not about what you do—how many people you serve, how long you’ve been in existence, or how far your service area reaches. It’s about the positive change you achieve and whether or not it lasts.
Because the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities believes that organizations do not achieve impact by accident but through dedication and rigorous attention to high standards, we’ve identified the following Commitments to serve as a blueprint for impact: … more