How to Write a Theory of Change

Bridgespan tackles how a theory of change is a nonprofit's conceptual road map to impact. Bridgespan features how to write one that will help nonprofit leaders achieve their goals.

According to Bridegspan, "developing a theory of change takes thoughtful, intentional work". To get started, there are five questions to address to be able to explain how an intended impact will actually happen to achieve social results.

In addition to helping nonprofits make better decisions, a good theory of change can also build a more cohesive organization.

Also, besides aligning on a path to social impact, a theory of change provides several other benefits, according to Bridgespan.

Read the Entire Article


Recent Grant News Headlines

Up to the minute current grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Giving Away Silicon Valley’s Billions
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Giving Away Silicon Valley’s Billions

Stanford Magazine highlights Nicole Taylor, president and CEO of Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF), who plans to put the 'community' back in 'community foundation.' As SVCF's new...more
How to Write a Theory of Change
How to Write a Theory of Change

Bridgespan tackles how a theory of change is a nonprofit's conceptual road map to impact. Bridgespan features how to write one that will help nonprofit leaders achieve their goals. According to...more
Online Course -Voices of Social Change
Foundation: International Youth Foundation
Online Course -Voices of Social Change

Coursera announces its Voices of Social Change, a free online short course co-designed and delivered by eight young social entrepreneurs. Voices of Social Change, powered by Laureate...more
Every Adult Can Build Youth Resilience and Help Students Thrive
Foundation: Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
Every Adult Can Build Youth Resilience and Help Students Thrive

The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, the Tacoma Whole Child Partnership, and Tacoma Public Schools address how school employees who work in a capacity often referred to as support staff can also...more





The 2014 Social Enterprise Awards, now on is 2nd year, has revealed its finalists, which include “businesses that turn household waste into wages, employ the disadvantaged through the baking of artisan breads, or transform the purchasing power of toilet paper into life-saving sanitation.”




Jobs in the Social Sector

  Program Director Jobs
  Program Director Jobs
  Foundation Related Jobs
  Social Services Jobs
  Human Services Jobs





More Federal Domestic Assistance Programs


State Fire Training Systems Grants | Basic, Applied, and Advanced Research in Science and Engineering | Violent Offender Incarceration and Truth in Sentencing Incentive Grants | Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Activity | Corrections_Training and Staff Development |  Site Style by YAML | Grants.gov | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy


Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2004-2021 Copyright Michael Saunders