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What Makes an Effective Coalition? Evidence-Based Indicators of Success

What are the crucial ingredients for an effective coalition or network, and how can they be cultivated and evaluated? Based on a literature review and TCC’s own knowledge and experience, this briefing paper shares research on best practices with regard to effective advocacy coalitions. This work was commissioned by The…


Empowering Communities for TB Advocacy: The TAG-ICW Model

Over eight years, TCC provided formative data to Treatment Action Group (TAG) to help them understand the impact of their global work in TB and HIV. As part of that, TCC Group evaluated the quality and impact of their Advocacy Workshops, developed case profiles of individual activists, interviewed global stakeholders,…


Strategic Philanthropy: Maximizing Family Engagement and Social Impact

Many family foundations start out giving to causes based on trustees’ personal interests. As they grow, more family members with more interests become involved, making the giving more diffuse. Many assume that a scattered approach is the cost of involving family members—that in order to establish and maintain participation, family…


Advocacy Core Capacity Assessment Tool (Advocacy CCAT)

As nonprofits increasingly recognize the value of advocacy—or are pushed toward advocacy by external stakeholders—building advocacy capacity is critical. Understanding what capacity to build and how to measure it is important. The Advocacy CCAT is a supplemental tool to TCC Group’s Core Capacity Assessment Tool (CCAT), which presents an assessment…


TCC Group’s CCAT®

Strengthen your nonprofit. TCC Group’s Core Capacity Assessment Tool (CCAT) is the premier organizational assessment tool nonprofits use to become resilient and sustainable, and to determine how to deliver programs and services most effectively. Capacity building is about increasing your nonprofit’s ability to achieve its mission both now and in…