4 Essential Ingredients in Strategic Planning
Select a plan name that summarizes where you’re headed. The plan name can serve as a rallying cry for the organization and perhaps for a resulting campaign.
Share details about the plan with those who participated in the process. Make visits to key investors and partners to share your vision (a great excuse to get together), and solicit their insight (remember, a good plan is continually updated).
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Jeff believes that successful fundraising is built on a bedrock of relevant, consistent messaging; sound practices; the nurturing of relationships; and impeccable stewardship. And that organizations that adhere to those standards serve as beacons to others that aspire to them. The Bedrocks & Beacons blog will provide strategic information to help nonprofits be both.
Jeff has more than 25 years of nonprofit leadership experience and is a member of the NonProfit PRO Editorial Advisory Board.