Are you updating your agency’s strategic plan or embarking on a new planning process? If so, be sure to mine these resources for good planning ideas, how-to advice and examples of successful tactics used by other states.
Evaluation and Performance Measurement
Getting Started with Program Evaluation: A Guide for Arts Organizations
- This short guide, developed collaboratively by NASAA and the Georgia Council for the Arts, is designed for state arts agencies to share with their grantees. It introduces nonprofit arts managers to basic program evaluation concepts and illustrates how evaluation can be relevant to the arts.
- To assist you with your benchmarking and performance measurement efforts, NASAA can create custom funding and grant-making reports that illustrate similarities and differences between your agency and other states.
- NASAA collects examples of state arts agency performance measurement tools. Browse the collection for examples of the many approaches to applying and presenting performance metrics, including internal state arts agency documents as well as external evaluations by state budget offices and legislatures.