You have been asked to complete this survey because you have been listed as one of the local beneficiaries for a 2017-18 CivicSpark Climate Project.
As a Governor’s Initiative AmeriCorps program, CivicSpark has clear performance measures and goals. To better understand the goals of your community and agency and how they align with CivicSpark, we require each agency we support to complete the following capacity assessment survey.
We will require a similar survey at the completion of the CivicSpark project to assess impacts and our ability to achieve your goals.
Some questions are subjective and/or may reflect your opinions. We ask that you answer each question genuinely and to the best of your ability.
Individual responses will not be shared outside of the Local Government Commission. In aggregate, responses are used to determine overall impacts of the program and will be shared as appropriate for program reporting and outcome dissemination.
For each of the categories below, please list 1 capacity building goal you would like to see accomplished by the end of the CivicSpark project. Be as specific as possible. When defining these goals, please identify achieveable goals you hope CivicSpark Fellows can accomplish as opposed to larger goals you might have for this initiative.
For each of the following questions, please respond with respect to the climate issue area this planned project is targeting or addressing. Please rank from 1 to 5, with 1 being “totally disagree” and 5 “totally agree”.
To better gauge understanding of climate impacts among local government staff, please tell us how much understanding of the following topics you have. Please rank from 1 to 5 with 1 being “little understanding” and 5 being “deep understanding”.
How familiar are you with the following state policies? Please rank from 1 to 5, with 1 being “not familiar” and 5 being “very familiar”, and N/A being “not applicable”.
How familiar are you with the following state guidance resources and general climate response strategies? Please rank from 1 to 5, with 1 being “not familiar,” 5 being “very familiar,” and N/A being “not applicable.”
How much support for moving forward with climate actions do you perceive you have within your agency and the community or communities you serve ? ”lease rank from, 1 to 5, with 1 being “not at all supported,” 5 being “very well supported,” and N/A being “not applicable.”
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