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June 2010

Incorporating Primary Prevention at the Various Levels of Victim Services

Author(s): Jenny Dills
In this presentation, Jenny Dills, the Prevention Coordinator at the Missouri Coalition Against Domestic & Sexual Violence, guided participants through an activity in which they were asked — from a coalition viewpoint — to think about primary prevention as it relates to victim services, secondary services and tertiary services.
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February 2010

Nonprofit Finance Webinar: Cost Allocation

Author(s): Sherrie Tinoco
This webinar teaches ways to satisfy funder requirements and simplify the cost allocation process.
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January 2010

Evaluation for Improvement: A Seven-step Empowerment Evaluation Approach for Violence Prevention Organizations

This manual is designed to help violence prevention organizations hire an empowerment evaluator who will assist them in building their evaluation capacity through a learn-by-doing process of evaluating their own strategies.
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October 2009

Technical Assistance Guide and Resource Kit for Primary Prevention and Evaluation

Author(s): Stephanie M. Townsend
Although primary prevention is at the root of the movement to end sexual violence, community-based agencies are challenged to find practical resources around program development and evaluation. Developing programs with evaluation in mind will enable prevention educators to build upon strengths and improve programs to achieve desired results. Through evaluation, sexual violence prevention educators will be able to show what they have always trusted: that their programs do make a positive difference.
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March 2009

Nonprofits and Lobbying: Yes They Can!

Author(s): Nayantara Mehta
This article addresses some of the legal issues around lobbying and explains the differences between the terms “lobbying” and “advocacy.” It also outlines what activities are and are not permissible, such as partisan political activities, and discusses federal, state, and local rules for 501(c)(3) organizations.
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January 2009

Community Needs and Resources Assessment

A needs and resources assessment is a systematic process of gathering and critically interpreting information (data) about a given problem. This 2-pager describes the process for identifying and prioritizing needs in 3 categories for the development of a primary prevention plan.
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January 2009

Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence & Intimate Partner Violence

This manual, a technical assistance tool in developing primary prevention initiatives at local sexual and domestic violence agencies, was intended to serve as an organizing philosophy rather than an irrefutable prescription for prevention work.
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January 2009

What Does My Agency Need to Know?

This checklist is designed to help agencies evaluate what information is relevant when a transgender/SOFFA client seeks services from their agency.
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January 2009

Prairie Women Prepared for Disaster: An Emergency Planning Guide for Women’s Community Organizations

Author(s): E. Enarson
This guide for women’s community organizations highlights the core tasks of creating and implementing a tailor-made emergency plan. The guide includes planning templates and additional reading and resources.
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October 2008

Ten Dimensions that Shape Your Board

Author(s): Kim Sundet Vanderwall, Ellen Benavides
This workbook is designed to help organizations intentionally shape their governance to fit their values, resources and community strengths.
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September 2008

Dealing Effectively with Nonprofit Board Conflicts

Author(s): Vince Hyman
This article discusses the two main types of board conflicts (conflict among board members and conflict between board and executive or staff) and provides guidelines on how to handle the conflict situations.
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January 2008

Computers and Networks

The ways in which agencies and innovative partnerships use their computers and networks impacts the safety and confidentiality of services for victims and survivors, and their children. This tip sheet briefly highlights: basics about how computers and networks work; how agencies and partnerships are or might use computers and networks; and, some benefits, risks and things to consider including issues of: technical support, essentials, training, disposal, cost, security, authorized access and user names, backups, and, security in colocated sites.