The Business Case for ICT Investment Evaluation in Nonprofit Organisations

Jan Braaksma*, Arnold Commandeur, Egon Berghout

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This paper describes the design of an evaluation method for nonprofit organisations. This method is referred to as the nonprofit business case model. The paper describes the special characteristics of (public) nonprofit organisations compared to for-profit organisations. The paper defines the concept of public value and a framework for the creation of public value and a business case model for nonprofit organisations is introduced. This research concerns research in-progress. The framework for the nonprofit business model and the underlying framework for public value creation will be validated and improved in ongoing research.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherAIS Electronic Library (AISeL)
Number of pages18
Publication statusPublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes

Publication series

NameWorking papers on information systems
ISSN (Print)1535-6078


  • Public value framework
  • Investment evaluation
  • Nonprofit sector
  • Business Case Development


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