- The Bruner Foundation partners with other funders and non-profit service providers on projects targeted at building evaluation capacity and/or evaluative thinking. It has recently published eleven individual Integrating Evaluative Thinking Bulletins covering the following topics: evaluation basics and definitions, evaluative thinking basics and assessment of evaluative thinking, evaluation and non-profit boards, commissioning evaluation, collecting, analyzing and using evaluation data, communicating about evaluation, evaluation and technology, evaluation and HR, evaluation and alliances, increasing participation in evaluation, and sustaining evaluative thinking. Each bulletin is brief and full of practical suggestions made by non-profit partners who reviewed the work. A complete set of all bulletins, as well as other complementary tools and resources are available via the Bruner Foundation website (www.brunerfoundation.org).
- Checklist to Evaluate a Non-profit Board of Directors. (Edited by Carter McNamara for the Greater Twin Cities United Way). The checklist indicators represent what is needed to have a healthy, well-managed organization.
- Diagnosing the Effectiveness of your Board is a newsletter article from Canadian Co-operative Association that focuses on how to diagnose problem areas of board effectiveness, including board leadership and board functioning, the role of the chair, meeting dynamics, board behaviour and board relationships. Also includes some practical tips and ideas that you can implement to address the various problems you may diagnose.
- Board Building: Recruiting and Developing Effective Board Members for Not-for-Profit Organizations. The Muttart Foundation. A tool for assessing the work of the board.