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Strategic Planning for Non-Profits Workshop

Date: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Looking to increase your ability to develop and implement a truly effective strategic plan? Need help to guide your organization through today's challenging environment but a professional consultant is out of reach? Funders and granting agencies often require that applicants submit a strategic plan. This is likely a considerable challenge for those with no staff experienced in developing such plans. This workshop provides practical guidelines for developing a workable strategic plan on limited resources. It will address:
  • What makes a plan "strategic" and what are functions it can play in helping an organization achieve its mission, especially in hard times?
  • What resources and conditions are needed to successfully create and implement a strategic plan?
  • What should be the content of a strategic plan?
  • What is the strategic planning process – who should do what, when and how? What is the role of the board, staff and other volunteers?
  • Why do strategic plans often fail? How do you bridge the gap between strategic planning and operational planning and building constant evaluation into the management and governance process?
Cost to Attend: 
$59-79

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