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									                                                                                         A Framework for Leadership Investment and Evaluation
                                                                                   Prepared by Claire Reinelt and the Leadership Learning Community
                                (Adapted and expanded from a GEO publication: Investing in Leadership, Volume 1, A Grantmaker’s Framework for Understanding Nonprofit Leadership Development, Page 16)



                       INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY                                    ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY                              COLLECTIVE CAPACITY                                SYSTEMS CAPACITY

                       To build the capacity of individuals to develop        To build the capacity of individuals to lead         To build the capacity of individuals to work and   To build the capacity of individuals to lead social
                       personal mastery, contribute their “gifts” and         organizations                                        live together                                      and systems change
                       find balance in their lives
                                                                                                                                   Sample Activities:                                 Sample Activities:
                       Sample Activities:                                     Sample Activities:                                   • Collaborative skills training (e.g.,             Social entrepreneurial approaches
                       •Life skills (e.g., taking care of our whole selves)   • Management training                                communication, cultural awareness, team            Recognition
                       • Reflection, sabbaticals                              • Leadership training (core values, leadership       building)                                          Network development
FOR INDIVIDUALS




                       • Rewards, recognition                                 style, team-building)                                • Networking activities                             U process
                       • Personal values and vision work                      • Coaching                                           • Action learning projects
                                                                              • Peer exchanges/circles                             Seed grants
                                                                              • Job challenges                                     Learning circles
                                                                              • Internships/field assignments
                       Outcomes:                                                                                                   Outcomes:                                          Outcomes:
                       Personal mastery                                      Outcomes:                                            Social capital                                    Risk taking
                       Work/life balance                                      Improved skills (communication, team-building,     Boundary-crossing                                 Coalition-building skills
                       Values clarification                                  finances)                                                                                               Becoming an effective champion
                       Integrated vision                                      Strategic vision aligned with the organization’s                                                      Comfortable with paradoxes
                                                                              activities and actions
                                                                               Professional support network
                        Current       New/Expanded                           Current        New/Expanded                        Current       New/Expanded                       Current        New/Expanded
                       To build the capacity of current or future staff to    To build the capacity of organizations to            To build the capacity of organizations to find     To build the capacity of organizations to align
                       grow and develop their leadership and become           deliver on and achieve their missions                common ground and work together                    their visions and engage in joint action around a
   FOR ORGANIZATIONS




                       more effective in their work                                                                                                                                   shared agenda
                                                                                                                                   Sample Activities:
                                                                              Sample Activities:
                       Sample Activities:                                                                                          • Convening opportunities                          Sample Activities:
                                                                              • Organizational assessments
                       • Staff training/continuing education                                                                       • Association membership                           Cross-sectoral partnerships
                                                                              • Facility expansion/improvement
                       • Staff leadership development plans                                                                        • Advocacy                                         Inter-organizational leadership networks
                                                                              • Technical assistance/consulting
                       • Field-based fellowships or training                                                                       • Collective action                                Pilot projects
                                                                              • Technology improvements
                       Access to networks                                                                                                                                            Cross-program alumni networks
                                                                              • Leadership transitions
                       Mentoring
                                                                               Learning organization approaches
                       Pipeline programs (for minorities, young leaders,
                       etc.)
                       Outcomes:                                              Outcomes:                                            Outcomes:                                          Outcomes:
                       Increased job responsibilities                        Adaptive organizational forms                       Creative problem-solving                          Alignment of language and problem definition
                       Promotions                                            Increased organizational sustainability             Collaborations and partnerships                   Joint mobilization and distribution of resources
                       Staff diversity                                       Good governance                                     Joint proposals                                   Clarity of desired results
                                                                                                                                                                                      Interconnected networks
                        Current        New/Expanded                          Current       New/Expanded                         Current       New/Expanded                       Current        New/Expanded
                                                                                           A Framework for Leadership Investment and Evaluation
                                                                                     Prepared by Claire Reinelt and the Leadership Learning Community
                                  (Adapted and expanded from a GEO publication: Investing in Leadership, Volume 1, A Grantmaker’s Framework for Understanding Nonprofit Leadership Development, Page 16)



                         INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY                                 ORGANIZATIONAL CAPACITY                              COLLECTIVE CAPACITY                                 SYSTEMS CAPACITY

                         To build the leadership capacity of diverse         To build inclusive organizations that create and     To build the capacity of the community to work      To build the capacity of social justice movements
                         members of the community (e.g. community            sustain community well-being                         together toward common goals
                         residents)                                                                                                                                                   Sample Activities:
                                                                             Sample Activities:                                   Sample Activities:                                  Organizing campaigns
                         Sample Activities:                                  Community needs assessments                         Community leadership programs                      Reflective practice
                         • Community-based leadership programs               Cultural competency and diversity training          Study circles                                      Training of trainers
FOR COMMUNITIES




                         • Grassroots/community organizer training           Volunteer and board development                     Community coaching
                         Anti-racism training                                Organizational self-assessment                      Boundary-crossing leadership
                          Youth development



                         Outcomes:                                           Outcomes:                                            Outcomes:                                           Outcomes:
                         Communication skills                               Diverse leadership representative of the            Trust and social capital                           Distributed and shared leadership
                         Civic engagement                                   community                                            Action plans                                       Developmental learning
                         Knowledge of community assets                      Cultural competence                                                                                     Flexibility and capacity to adapt
                         Confidence                                         Inclusive decision-making                                                                               Alignment of vision and framing
                         Conflict management skills

                          Current       New/Expanded                        Current       New/Expanded                         Current       New/Expanded                        Current       New/Expanded
                         To build the knowledge, skills, and creativity of   To build the capacity of professional associations   To build the capacity of the field of practice to   To build the capacity of the field to influence
                         leaders to advance the leadership of a field of     and infrastructure organizations to be inclusive     generate and disseminate knowledge, ideas, and      policy and policy implementation.
                         practice                                            and improve the field of practice                    evidence-based practices

                         Sample Activities:                                  Sample Activities:                                   Sample Activities:                                  Sample Activities:
FOR FIELDS OF PRACTICE




                         Educational programs                               Workshops and conferences                           Learning communities                               Advocacy training
                          Scholarships                                      Workgroups and task forces                          Communities of practice                            Policy projects
                         Study grants                                       Advisory committees                                 Social web                                         Network development
                          Exchange programs                                 Standards development                               Conferences                                        Technology and media training
                                                                                                                                  Collaborative inquiry
                                                                                                                                  Case studies
                                                                                                                                                                                      Outcomes:
                         Outcomes:                                           Outcomes:                                            Outcomes:                                           Policy and communication skills
                          Creativity and innovation                         Ethical practice and transparency                   Enhanced knowledge generation and                  Field/policy leadership networks
                          Research skills                                   Career paths                                        dissemination                                       Political influence
                         Paradigm opening                                   Conceptual frameworks                               Articles and publications
                                                                             Methods and standards                               • Shared learning application
                                                                             Code of conduct
                          Current       New/Expanded                        Current        New/Expanded                        Current       New/Expanded                        Current       New/Expanded
                                                         A Framework for Leadership Investment and Evaluation
                                                   Prepared by Claire Reinelt and the Leadership Learning Community
(Adapted and expanded from a GEO publication: Investing in Leadership, Volume 1, A Grantmaker’s Framework for Understanding Nonprofit Leadership Development, Page 16)

								
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