YouthARTS Toolkit: Costs, Resources and Advocacy
Americans for the Arts includes information about the costs of running an arts program, how to develop your budget, and funding opportunities..
Getting Started with Program Evaluation
This National Assembly of State Arts Agencies report gives the reader a step by step process for program evaluation, explaining how to acquire data, how to maintain a learning culture an at organization, and also provides many useful frameworks and templates.
Building Capacity in Evaluating Outcomes
This resource, developed by University of Wisconsin educators provides 93 activities and materials for practitioners working in and with community-based programs to use in building the capacity of individuals, groups, and organizations in evaluating outcomes. It compiles a complete set of practical resources that can be readily used or modified by an arts, culture, or community organization.
Basic Guide to Nonprofit Program Design and Marketing
This document guides the reader to design a nonprofit program and services that are highly integrated with the organization's mission, strategic planning goals and needs of clients, including a step by step guide, as well as additional resources.
This report provides a very thorough, detailed guide to measuring and communicating outcomes of specific programs.
Selecting A Consultant
Choosing a Consultant, The Community Toolbox, Work Group for Community Health and Development, University of Kansas
How to Choose and Work with a Consultant, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits
Working with a Consultant or Technical Assistance Provider: A Resource List, Foundation Center