Resources for Nonprofit Growth and Scale

Thank you for your interest in the discussion we held in San Francisco on November 5th, 2014.  Below are some resources we mentioned in the discussion or that we’ve otherwise found helpful here at FMA in guiding organizations through the challenges of growing or scaling their operations. (All links open up new windows.)

Growth and Scale Panel Slides

Recording of the panel discussion: — This website, developed and hosted by FMA and The Wallace Foundation, gathers a number of vital resources to assist in the management of a nonprofit’s finances.  Though it focuses particularly on the needs of out-of-school-time organizations, the lessons and tools are broadly applicable. Some of the resources below are also listed there.


From FMA:

From The Evaluation Exchange at Harvard Family Research Project:

From Stanford Social Innovation Review

From Bridgespan:

From Duke University:

  • Scaling Social Impact: A Literature Toolkit for Funders at the Social Impact Exchange’s Knowledge Center.


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About the Event

Useful Resources
Video Recording
Slides & Articles

Sam Cobbs
Lynsey Jeffries
Andrew Niklaus
Dara Rose

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Andrew Schwalm
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