Category Archives: Assessment

Pay for Success: Thoughts on the new government funding model

By Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Consulting After watching a live webcast from the White House last week about the Pay for Success: Investing in What Works model, a line from folk singer Doug Burr’s Graniteville is flowing through my mind: Wake … Continue reading

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Long-term organizational development versus daily distractions: the wellness conundrum

by Ashley Kasprzak, JVA Consulting When new friends and acquaintances ask me what I do, I share that I work in organizational development. I often get a blank stare. Many nod, but I often feel like they are unsure what … Continue reading

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Keeping your program relevant through assessment

In a blog recently posted at, Jan Masaoka compares stale programs in the nonprofit sector to an old fruitcake that you just can’t bring yourself to throw away. Like a fruitcake around the holidays, you may keep a struggling … Continue reading

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JVA to present at Colorado Nonprofit Association 2009 Fall Conference

The Colorado Nonprofit Association is preparing to host its annual Fall Conference on October 29–30. Hundreds of professionals from the nonprofit, business and government sectors will be in attendance to network and participate in workshops conducted by leaders and innovators … Continue reading

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