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Building the Capacity of Nonprofit Organization, the Contribution of Donor Funds

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dc.contributor.author Muturi, Charity Njura
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-27T06:29:54Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-27T06:29:54Z
dc.date.issued 2005
dc.identifier.uri http://erepo.usiu.ac.ke/11732/2419
dc.description A Research Project Report by Muturi Charity Njura, Submitted to the Chandaria School of Business in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Degree of Master of Science in Management and Organizational Development. en_US
dc.description.abstract The main purpose of this research study was to determine the extent to contribute to organizational capacity of nonprofit organizations delivering programs in Kenya. The study was guided by the following specific objectives: 1. To determine the level of organizational capacity of the nonprofit delivering HIV/AIDS programs in Kenya. 2. To establish the extent to which donor funds support organizational development of the nonprofit organizations implementing HIV/AIDS Kenya. 3. To determine the relationship between level of donor funding and capacity of nonprofit organizations implementing HIV/AIDS programs. The study adopted a survey research design. A sample of 218 was population of 436 nonprofit organization implementing HIV/AIDS activities Province, Kiambu and Thika districts. A questionnaire was used to collect respondents were the top and middle level managers from the sampled. The collected data was analyzed using SPSS statistical tool. After frequencies and mean statistics were generated and used to produce graphs Chi-square test of goodness of fit was conducted to establish if there are differences in the proportions of organizations having low and high levels the various organizational capacity elements. Pearson correlation test correlation test were conducted to establish the direction and strength between number of donors and organization's annual budget, and the between number of donors and level of organizational capacity respectively. Presented in tables and graphs. According to the findings, the level of organizational capacity among organizations was fairly high. A majority of the organizations had written statements and approximately two thirds reported that their employees their organizations' visions/missions. Most of the organizations had high in strategy development and financial management. There was a significant the proportion of organizations with high level in organizational capacity development value of 6.505 at p<0.05), while no significant difference in the other elements of organizational capacity. Most of them had organizational capacity in organizational infrastructure. The findings half of the organizations had not been supported by donor funds organizational capacity building activities/programs. However, it was only a quarter felt they had been supported by donor funds to undertake capacity building activities. The findings also revealed that there was a strong positive relationship number of donors an organization had and their annual budget, while there positive correlation between the number of donors an organization had capacity in strategy development, human resource management and external management. Following the analysis, it was concluded that most nonprofit organizations HIV/AIDS programs in Kenya have written vision/mission statements. They fairly high levels of organizational capacity to develop strategy, manage their external relations. However, they lacked high level of capacity manage their human resource and develop adequate organizational infrastructure. Secondly, the increased donor funding to fight HIV/AIDS in Kenya had not increased nonprofit organizational capacities. This study established positive relationships between the number of donors and some organizational elements. However, the contribution of donor funds to building organizational was low. Further to this, the study recommended that nonprofit organizations should organizational capacity building plan which donors could contribute implementation; donors should also develop a focused organizational capacity program to their grantees; and nonprofits should particularly pay attention capacity to manage human resources. In addition, further research should to establish what other factors contribute to the development of organizational en
dc.publisher United States International University - Africa en_US
dc.subject Building the Capacity of Nonprofit Organization en_US
dc.subject Donor Funds en_US
dc.title Building the Capacity of Nonprofit Organization, the Contribution of Donor Funds en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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