Tools Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool

whatThe Organizational Capacity Assessment Tool (OCAT) is a free online tool that helps non profits assess their operational capacity and identify strengths and areas for improvement. The tool is free of charge. Read more
howThe OCAT is designed to be simple to administer and simple to complete. After you’ve registered your organization and set a timeline for completion, respondents will receive a link to the OCAT survey, comprised of questions covering 10 fundamental capacity areas. Read more
launchOCAT 2.0 incorporates user feedback and perspectives from the field to provide additional content, added supporting materials, and an easier user experience. Launch

History of the OCAT

history-of-the-ocat The OCAT was designed ten years ago by McKinsey and Venture Philanthropy Partners, to help nonprofits assess their organizational capacity and identify areas that need improvement. Read more

Understanding the results

understanding-the-resultsOnce you and the other respondents have completed the OCAT, you’ll receive automated reports compiling your responses. Read more


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