Erin Britton

Erin Britton

CCAT Manager & Associate Consultant

Erin’s interests lie in the expanding role of data and technology for social sector organizations, both for increasing institutional effectiveness and improving participant outcomes.

At TCC Group, Erin manages the Core Capacity Assessment Tool (CCAT), a leading online survey tool for assessing nonprofit organizational effectiveness. In this role, Erin works closely with clients to effectively implement the CCAT organizational assessment in a manner consistent with the goals and needs of each organization. She is also involved in the database management and analysis that informs TCC Group’s thought leadership in the field of nonprofit strategy and capacity building.

Think Local: Local Consultants are an Untapped Resource for “Sticky” Capacity Building Investments

At TCC Group, we work closely with our clients and partners to emphasize the essential nature of collaboration in capacity building and nonprofit effectiveness. Capacity building investments can only “stick” when the ability to collaborate is elevated in any organizational change effort. A collaborative approach to capacity building provides support well beyond funding, while establishing vital relationships that will serve those involved long past the life of a capacity building grant.

For years, many in the nonprofit realm have advocated for increases in unrestricted funding, general operating support, and/or dedicated capacity building funds. But when it comes to reaping the full benefits of capacity building dollars, funding is not always enough. Continue reading