Look Beyond the Present

Your nonprofit’s strategic plan can be much more valuable than it is. […]

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Strategy Is About Action

Without action, a strategy is useless. A strategic plan is wasted effort if the plan is not executed.

A vision for the community is the starting point for the process. Without a vision, it is impossible to determine the role of the nonprofit in the future of the community. Strategy is the guiding principles for […]

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Seeing What You Can’t See

A long-term vision is as important as a mission statement to the success of your nonprofit. Casting a vision for your nonprofit is similar to planning a vacation. […]

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Why a 3-Year Budget Makes Sense

Creating the annual budget for a nonprofit is usually a time consuming activity. The thought of creating a three-year budget can seem overwhelming. […]

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The Long-Term Plan

Many nonprofits feel that long-term or strategic planning is a waste of time. The value of the planning is determined by the reason for doing the planning. […]

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Better Strategy = Increased Community Impact

Many of the nonprofits Mission Enablers works with are unable to identify their strategy. […]

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The Strategic Leader Looks Outward

Every mission statement promises something to the community. One of the more challenging tasks the nonprofit leader faces is ensuring the nonprofit keeps its promises. […]

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What Should Be Static at Your Nonprofit?

In a constantly changing world, what should be static? […]

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Can You Have Sustainable Funding?

Sustainable funding is something that every nonprofit wants. It is also present to some degree in most nonprofit’s donor base. There are donors who give regularly out of habit, loyalty, or passion for the mission. They are the source of sustainable funding. How do you create more? […]

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