What We’re Reading: Beyond ‘X Number Served’
“The right way to expand a nonprofit’s impact is to build programs on three pillars: breadth, depth, and durability. Scaling means advancing all three of these dimensions simultaneously. And while the specific metrics an organization uses will vary, some version of each of those elements must be measured and advanced together to stay on track,” said author Mona Mourshed.
Mourshed list specific examples of nonprofit networks successfully achieving global impact, including Generation, the Community Health Impact Coalition and Last Mile Health.
“If the real goal is growth, then remember this: Growth is merely the outcome of all the inputs that drive it.”