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Tool or Template: ECBO Capacity Assessment

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: February 1, 2010
Topic(s): Monitoring and Evaluation, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Data Collection
This tool is an organizational capacity assessment for ethnic community-based organizations (ECBOs). You can use it to assess your capacity in the areas of resource development and management; program design, implementation and evaluation; community engagement; coordination implementation; and ethnic leadership development and governance.

Tip Sheet: Setting Up Grants Management Systems

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: November 19, 2009
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Grants Management
This tip sheet provides introductory suggestions on setting up grants management systems, including holding grant opening and closing meetings, planning, and communicating with your donor.

Guide: Volunteer Management Handbook for Refugee-Led Organizations

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: April 3, 2009
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Volunteer Management
This comprehensive handbook provides guidance on volunteer management to refugee-led organizations, including ethnic community based-organizations (ECBOs).

Tool or Template: Grant Writing 101 – Self-Assess Your Proposal

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: March 3, 2009
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Grants Management
You can use this tool to assess the strength of grant proposals in the project design stage.

Guide: Time Management Resource Booklet

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: August 4, 2008
Topic(s): Organizational Development
This resource booklet discusses time management strategies for refugee service providers.

Tool or Template: Revenue and Expenses Template

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: June 9, 2008
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Financial Management
This template can be used to track revenues and expenses for a grant budget.
Typed fact sheet with SOAR logo

Tip Sheet: Locating Federal (and State) Funding Opportunities

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: April 13, 2008
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Fundraising
This tip sheet provides suggestions on locating federal and state funding opportunities for resettlement and integration programs.

Guide: Presenters’ Guide

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: April 1, 2008
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Refugee service providers conduct trainings and presentations for a variety of reasons and audiences. These presentations may be to orient new staff, recruit volunteers/mentors, increase awareness on refugee issues or to raise funds. Public speaking can be challenging. However, armed with a few basic presentation skills, proper preparation and practice it is possible to become …

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Toolkit: Making the Most of Partnerships and Collaborations

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: March 27, 2008
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Partnerships
This toolkit includes activities and discussion questions designed to help guide your team’s efforts to develop strong partnerships.

Tool or Template: Sample Refugee Services Volunteer Application

Author(s): Project SOAR
Date: January 30, 2008
Topic(s): Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Volunteer Management
This template can be adapted into a volunteer application form for your organization.