Theory of Change Builds Esprit de Corps & Teamwork
Leaders of this rural anti-poverty organization were seeking ways to increase the group’s impact while continuing to provide residents the only human services available in the region. They believed that creating and implementing a results framework for the organization’s diverse activities would both increase operational efficiency and help board and staff better understand how all their efforts work synergistically to create community-wide social change.
“The TOC planning and logic modeling helped program managers combat a sense of isolation from working in silos and get on the same page about their work…. The focus on our intended results prompted us to develop a new organizational structure that we believe will increase our impact. Eleanor helped us turn our strategic plan into a living, breathing document that will serve us for years to come.”—Kerry Lobel, Executive Director, Puente de la Costa Sur