This document includes three items to help CBOs to assess and better understand how their organization perceives, uses, thinks about research: 1) Discussion questions for organization staff/stakeholders, 2) Assessment tool to be completed by organization staff, and 3) SWOT Analysis framework. It may be helpful for CBOs to consider and discuss the organization’s research environment and capacity as a foundation for considering next steps. Also think about who at your organization should be involved in answering these questions/completing these tools: Leadership staff? Front line staff? Board/stakeholders? clients/community members?