EFOD Organizational Self-Assessment
Use this form to assess your organization's alignment with the criteria for Equitable Food Oriented Development. This is meant to be a tool for learning and reflection, and not to discredit the work of any organization or group. To find out more about EFOD, or the criteria, visit www.efod.org, where you can read our brown paper.

๐™‰๐™ค๐™ฉ๐™š ๐™ฉ๐™๐™–๐™ฉ ๐™ง๐™š๐™จ๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™จ๐™š๐™จ ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ก๐™ก ๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ฉ ๐™—๐™š ๐™˜๐™ค๐™ก๐™ก๐™š๐™˜๐™ฉ๐™š๐™™; ๐™ž๐™› ๐™ฎ๐™ค๐™ช ๐™–๐™ง๐™š ๐™˜๐™ช๐™ง๐™ž๐™ค๐™ช๐™จ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™ก๐™š๐™–๐™ง๐™ฃ ๐™ข๐™ค๐™ง๐™š ๐™ค๐™ง ๐™™๐™ž๐™จ๐™˜๐™ช๐™จ๐™จ ๐™ฎ๐™ค๐™ช๐™ง ๐™–๐™จ๐™จ๐™š๐™จ๐™จ๐™ข๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ, ๐™ฅ๐™ก๐™š๐™–๐™จ๐™š ๐™ง๐™š๐™–๐™˜๐™ ๐™ค๐™ช๐™ฉ ๐™ฉ๐™ค ๐™ฉ๐™ง๐™ž๐™จ๐™๐™–@๐™™๐™–๐™ž๐™จ๐™–๐™š๐™ฃ๐™ฉ๐™š๐™ง๐™ฅ๐™ง๐™ž๐™จ๐™š๐™จ.๐™˜๐™ค๐™ข.
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Is the work of your organization ๐—˜๐—ค๐—จ๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ- ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—œ๐—–๐—˜-๐—™๐—œ๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—ง?
How much does your work aim to dismantle historic inequities? Is there a connection to local organizing? Does your organization or business coordinate with other systemic actors? How transformative is the vision of your work?
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Is the work of your organization ๐—ฃ๐—Ÿ๐—”๐—–๐—˜- ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ข๐—ฃ๐—Ÿ๐—˜-๐—•๐—”๐—ฆ๐—˜๐——?
How connected is your organization to a specific community? How long has it been active in that community? Does the organization respect and build on all aspects of that communityโ€™s cultural expression?
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Does the work of your organization ๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—˜ ๐— ๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ž๐—˜๐—ง-๐—•๐—”๐—ฆ๐—˜๐—— ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—•๐—จ๐—ฆ๐—œ๐—ก๐—˜๐—ฆ๐—ฆ ๐—ฆ๐—ง๐—ฅ๐—”๐—ง๐—˜๐—š๐—œ๐—˜๐—ฆ?
Is your organization actively creating economic opportunity? How much does your work or programming reflect the challenges community businesses face? How aware is the organization of the inherent inequities in capitalism, and how much are you doing to mitigate those?
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Is the work of your organization ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐— ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ-๐—Ÿ๐—˜๐——?
How engaged are community members in the organization's work? How much organizational decision-making power do community members have?
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Is the work of your organization ๐—–๐—ข๐— ๐— ๐—จ๐—ก๐—œ๐—ง๐—ฌ-๐—ข๐—ช๐—ก๐—˜๐——?
What type of capital is created, and who benefits from that capital? Is there a liberatory or consciousness-changing aspect to business development programming? How much emphasis is placed on broadly-defined community resilience?
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We hope this has been a useful and informative exercise for you and your organization.
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