Top Priority

Make your nonprofit board’s job easier. Create a long-term plan (>3 years). […]

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Long-Term Versus Strategic Planning

The difference between long-term and strategic planning is important to the survival of your nonprofit. […]

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Cultural Inhibitors to Long-Term Planning

The culture of many nonprofit boards prevents long-term planning. Fortunately, culture can be changed. […]

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A Model for Long-Term Planning

Your board may be able to learn something about planning from self-driving cars. We all know that every organization needs a long-term plan. Sometimes the only thing standing in the way of a good long-term plan is the absence of a good example to follow. […]

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Authentic Governance

Do the decisions your nonprofit’s board makes seem authentic to the public, staff, clients, and donors? […]

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Risk Acceptance

Risk is part of life. Should your nonprofit be more risk accepting? […]

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Education Creates a Great Board

Everyone wants to have a great nonprofit board. Education plays an important role in achieving that dream. […]

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Imperfect Planning

An old adage says, “No plan survives first contact with reality.” This implies two things: no one can plan for every possible situation and while you are busy planning the world is busy changing. […]

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Making Good Decisions

Boards want to make good decisions. Would giving your board guidelines help them make better decisions? […]

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Why Funding Strategies Fail

Many nonprofits reject having a funding strategy because they feel it is a waste of time. They think the funding strategy is unlikely to work. […]

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