Capacity Building Needs Assessment: Initial Scan

Rural Development Initiatives,

Year: 2002

This tool is a survey intended to help diagnose what areas of capacity building your group needs to focus on as you work on your projects and other goals. Goals covered include:

  • expanding, diverse, inclusive citizen participation in decision-making and leadership
  • increasing skills and knowledge
  • strategic agenda and ongoing process of strategic decision-making, grounded in a widely shared vision of the future
  • action! with systems to measure progress and to learn from results of action
  • group structure and procedures
  • better resource utilization