By identifying the support needs of voluntary and community organisations, diagnosis is commonly understood as an initial stage of effective and targeted capacity building. This paper offers a broader reflection, suggesting that diagnosis can play two other functions: as a selection mechanism for access to capacity-building resources, but also as a market-making device in bringing together potential providers and would-be customers to discuss an intangible and difficult to describe process of organisational support.
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Voluntary Sector Review|
|Publication status||Published - Nov 2015|
- voluntary sector
- Capacity Building