CHECKLIST: How Community Led Is Your Organization?

Download this checklist to find out what it means to be a community-led organization, and identify the ways your organization can become more community led.


 

Overview

This tool outlines a definition of “community-led change,” which GlobalGiving developed in collaboration with its nonprofit partners, with peers and researchers, and with the Movement for Community-Led Development.

Key Takeaways

Community-led organizations are accountable to the vision and priorities set by the community. They have local voices in the lead and implement adaptable, feedback-driven decision making. They celebrate and mobilize local assets, and they collaborate and share knowledge with others to achieve systemic change. This checklist contains:

  • A definition of community led
  • 6 questions to ask to measure your nonprofit’s progress toward being community led
  • Methods your organization can try to become more community led

Logistics

Length: 1 page
Level: Introductory
Recommendations: Download and print out this reference and bring it to a discussion with your team. How community led is your organization, and what are steps you could take to become more community led? Set aside about an hour for the discussion.

Download the checklist now to start your journey to being a community-led nonprofit.

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