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dc.contributor.advisor Winn, Mylon en_US
dc.contributor.author Bernal, Marlene
dc.date.accessioned 2021-02-18T17:48:18Z
dc.date.available 2021-02-18T17:48:18Z
dc.date.issued 2021-02-18
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/218567
dc.description.abstract This graduate research proposal is intended to analyze how nonprofit organizations identify service needs, particularly in low-income urban communities. These communities tend to lack resources, political representation, and financial assistance. Prior to providing programs and services, nonprofit organizations should take the necessary preliminary steps in order to understand the community and its needs. Every community is distinct. By taking precautionary measures, the organization can then make appropriate decisions and adaptations to serve the community best and ensure that their programs are effective. This research study will explore methods of program evaluations and their relation to program effectiveness and how organizational transparency plays a part in building relationships within the community. A case study will be performed in Watts, Los Angeles, CA, through semi-structured interviews with nonprofit organizations and community residents. To conclude the study, the findings will be analyzed and applied to connect program evaluations and identify service needs in specific areas.
dc.description.statementofresponsibility by Marlene Bernal en_US
dc.format.extent vii, 26 pages en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher California State University, Northridge en_US
dc.subject low-income urban communties
dc.subject program evaluation
dc.subject nonprofit organization
dc.subject service needs
dc.subject organizational transparency
dc.subject accountability
dc.subject community engagement
dc.subject socioeconomic disparities
dc.subject.other Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- Public Administration. en_US
dc.title An Analysis Of How Nonprofit Organizations Identify Service Needs In Low-Income Urban Communities Through Program Evaluation
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.date.updated 2021-02-18T17:48:18Z
dc.contributor.department Political Science en_US
dc.description.degree M.P.A. en_US
dc.contributor.committeeMember David, Ariane en_US
dc.contributor.committeeMember Franklin, Rhonda en_US


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