All of us at Reach Our Goals have been working in and around non-profits for decades. One thing we have come to value in working with advocacy groups, service organizations, faith communities, and others is the primacy placed on relationships. Here are some ways this informs our approach to this work: The “Good Fit” Approach
Evan Junker answers covers the strategic planning process and commonly-overlooked issues related to strategic planning.
Some questions are asked in nearly every strategic planning discussion. In this recorded session, Evan Junker answers some of the most common questions about strategic planning, as well as some that are commonly overlooked. Evan covers often omitted aspects of the process — how to ensure accountability without the trappings of shaming and blaming, and
Non-profits have a difficult enough time doing outreach online. With well-funded profit-driven corporate entities battling for the same space in people’s Facebook and Instagram feeds, how in the world can a small- or mid-size non-profit compete? Setting aside organic reach in social media – which is another worthy endeavor – we can only be effective
Strategic planning for non-profits is different than that of for-profit corporations and businesses. Even the smallest, most community-oriented business is still focused on the shareholder. Nonprofit organizations on the other hand focus on stakeholders and impacted communities. So how does this impact strategic planning? It means that off-the-shelf solutions to strategic planning will fail —
For many small- and mid-size non-profit organizations change can mean two things: We are going to spend a lot of time thinking, talking, writing about, discussing and planning for change, but we will go years without implementing change, or We will go straight for it, without engaging key stakeholders in the process and implementation –