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Data You Can Use Spring 2020

Mission Capital

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

Data You Can Use  Spring 2020

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Registration Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Member Rate - Team of 2-4
Select 1 ticket for a team of 2-5 people within your organization.
10 Registrations Mar 9, 2020 $645.00 $0.00
Nonmember Rate - Team of 2-4
Select 1 ticket for a team of 2-5 people within your organization.
5 Registrations Mar 9, 2020 $795.00 $0.00

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Event Details

This course is designed to help nonprofits in their data collection and use as a means to improve programs and demonstrate value.

During the course, participants from each nonprofit will work as a team to develop an evaluation plan for a specific program within their organization. You’ll receive in-depth training and real-time coaching and guidance from a Mission Capital expert.

By the end of this session, you will be able to:

  • Describe the performance management evaluation cycle
  • Create a logic model for your program – including the identification of key outcomes and success metrics
  • Identify tools that allow you to capture and track data and measure the success of your program
  • Generate ideas for communicating your results to internal and external stakeholders, including funders
  • Identify ways to build an organizational culture that prioritizes data collection and program evaluation

Who should attend?

This course is specifically designed for nonprofit teams (up to 4 participants) that would like to gain additional clarity regarding how to evaluate a new or existing program within their organization. Executive directors, program directors, and/or senior key staff involved in measurement and evaluation efforts are encouraged to attend.

The fee for the course includes:

  • A full day of interactive training, team discussion, and real-time coaching
  • Up to 4 participants from your organization in attendance
  • Development of your program’s theory of change (evaluation framework) and support from Mission Capital staff
  • A take-away workbook for use in future planning
  • A healthy lunch, as well as snacks and drinks throughout the day, to keep you energized as you learn and plan for your organization’s future


Marisa Zappone coordinates Mission Capital’s research on the Central Texas nonprofit sector. She also provides consulting to nonprofit and public-sector clients and manages the tracking and evaluation functions for the consulting department.

Prior to working at Mission Capital, Marisa spent 5 years with the Austin Independent School District (AISD) where she worked as a trainer and consultant. She also served as a program manager for Communities in Schools of Central Texas and has also worked or interned for several other agencies including to Helping Hand Home for Children and Austin Child Guidance Center.

Marisa got her start in the nonprofit field serving as an Americorps VISTA Volunteer. She is honored to now support the efforts of so many wonderful nonprofits.


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Mission Capital has a strong commitment to making our services accessible to individuals with special needs and disabilities. Two weeks’ notice will allow us to provide seamless access.


All cancellation and refund requests must be received in writing no later than two weeks prior to the Learning & Leadership offering. No refunds will be processed within 2 weeks of the event date. You may also transfer a registration to another staff member, board member, or volunteer with the approval of Mission Capital. All transfer requests must be received in writing no later than one week prior to the event date. Note: all refunds are subject to a $50 administrative fee that will be deducted from the amount originally paid.

Have questions about Data You Can Use Spring 2020? Contact Mission Capital

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Mission Capital
8303 North Mopac Expressway, A201
Austin, TX 78759

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CDT)

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