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Needs and Assets Assessment

THRIVE: Tool for Health and Resilience in Vulnerable Environments

Prevention Intstitute

This tool helps individuals understand and prioritize the factors within their own community that can help improve health and safety.

Innovation Network

This organization offers program planning and evaluation consulting, training, and Web-based tools to nonprofit organizations to improve program effectiveness, better serve communities, and communi

Wisconsin's Information Network for Successful Schools (WINSS) Guide

State of Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction

This online guide provides information for educators, parents, and community members on school improvement.

Community Guide to Helping America's Youth

US Government Printing Office

This online resource aims to help communities build partnerships, assess their needs and resources, and choose a program design that can be replicated in their community.

Getting to Outcomes: 10 Steps for Achieving Results-Based Accountability

RAND Corporation

This manual presents a ten-step process that enhances practitioners

Partnership Self-Assessment Tool

New York Academy of Medicine

This Web-based tool offers coalitions a way to measure how well they are working.

Mapping Community Capacity

Northwestern University

This report provides step-by-step instructions to mapping community assets, a process that identifies resources within the community that can be tapped for internal development.