Strategic plans set organizational direction, but just as important as determining organizational direction is determining the direction of the planning process itself. It is critical to approach your strategic planning process with the same level of care and attention with which you want to approach the final plan.
Now is the perfect opportunity for nonprofits to review their strategic plans and discern how to kickstart the plan back into action.
Nonprofit leaders can tap into the knowledge of those we serve and leverage their insight and experiences to fuel our mission.
Strategy conversations can boil down to a simple statement: After we determine why we’re doing something, let’s vet what needs to be done. From there, the nonprofit can best figure out how it’s going to get done.
While there’s no one-size-fits-all approach , there are a handful of key strategies that any nonprofit can deploy.