Open Access Graduate Research Paper
In recent decades the nonprofit sector has come under significant scrutiny from funders, clients, and the general public. This has led to a focus on programmatic and organizational outcomes data gathering and reporting aimed at increasing accountability throughout the sector. This study analyzes the literature on how nonprofit organizations use this data to drive strategy and decision making. The three specific area reviewed are strategic fundraising, mission drift avoidance, and limitations and obstacles organizations encounter regarding data gathering and analysis usage in the decision making process. Implications and recommendations for nonprofit professional are also discussed.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Department of Health, Recreation, and Community Services
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©2021 Amanda Kline
Kline, Amanda, "Data-Driven Decision Making in Nonprofit Organizations" (2021). Graduate Research Papers. 2060.
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