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How to Classify Capacity Elements

When customising your tool, use the 5 category framework to sort your capacity elements.
By categorising capacity elements consistently across AKF, we can compare scores between organisations and geographies.

GovernanceActivity DesignCommunity MonitoringVision
MeetingsActivity ImplementationCommunicationsEvaluationInclusiveness
Financial and in-kind resourcesLong term planningGovernment FeedbackConflict mitigation
Record keepingCapacity strengthening (external)PartnershipsCommunity mobilisation & philanthropyDemocratic processes
VolunteersGender responsiveness (external)Private Sector Resource mobilisationDecision-making processes
Grant managementStrategic planningPartnershipsKnowledge managementGender representation (internal)
AdministrationOperational planningCivil Society Funding modelValues in action
ProcurementProgram relevance & integrationPolicy influenceData managementDependence of Management Team & Staff on CEO/ED
Governing Body New Program Partnerships & alliancesContinuous improvementEffective Organisational
CompositionDevelopmentCommunications and marketing (external)Leadership
Management of Legal & Liability MattersReplicability/ScalabilityInclusion of marginalised voicesInternal communication
Buildings & Office
Human Resources
Staff diversity & skill set
Retention of Staff and Management
Institutional Memory