Strategic Planning

Why Real-Time Nonprofit Performance Management is Best

The nonprofit executive director's time and energy are precious commodities, particularly in small organizations where a single individual is often the director of HR, IT, finance, and, well...everything. It's easy to see how performance evaluations (not to speak of nonprofit performance management) can feel like another large spoonful on an [...]

By |2021-01-10T09:15:24-05:00January 8th, 2021|Data, Nonprofit Management, Strategic Planning|

Giving Tuesday: What if it was called Living Schmoozeday?

So… how was your Giving Tuesday? If you follow my writing, you know I’m generally not a fan of the made-up holiday. I find too many nonprofits feel overwhelming pressure to mount a half-hearted Giving Tuesday campaign that simply distracts from their year-end fundraising push. It’s nobody’s fault. There’s just [...]

By |2020-12-15T14:53:13-05:00December 21st, 2020|#GivingTuesday, Legacy Gifts, Strategic Planning|

[VIDEO] Impact of Development Planning on Fundraising Success

Join Dr. Adrian Sargeant, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy, and Barbara O’Reilly, CFRE, Principal of Windmill Hill Consulting, as they talk about a global research study the Institute recently completed that is the first of its kind to look at how development planning contributes to fundraising results. Full [...]

By |2020-11-06T09:57:33-05:00November 12th, 2020|Nonprofit Management, Research, Strategic Planning, Webinars|

Finding the Best Strategic Planning Facilitator for Your Nonprofit: 9 Key Things to Look For

Have you ever sat through a strategic planning session and spent most of the time watching the clock, daydreaming, and checking texts? Did the facilitator waste most of the day wordsmithing your mission statement and conducting a SWOT analysis? Were they unengaging? Did the sessions fall far short of your [...]

By |2020-10-29T09:26:17-04:00October 30th, 2020|Nonprofit Consulting, Strategic Planning|

Nonprofit Strategic Planning in a New Era

2020 has been a year for the ages. Not only are we dealing with a global pandemic, but also civil unrest, a shrinking economy, partisan politics, and environmental disasters, leading to uncertainty about 2021. Not only does this create unease in our personal lives, but also professionally, and across all [...]

[VIDEO] Nonprofit Budgeting: How to Build Your Roadmap to Growth and Impact

In this webinar, Stephanie Skryzowski will review the methodology and mindset around budgeting, five common mistakes to avoid, how to break down silos and create an inclusive budget process, how to analyze and communicate your budget, and how to strengthen your budget’s impact through forecasting and cash flow management. Full [...]

By |2020-10-06T09:49:48-04:00October 3rd, 2020|Nonprofit Finance, Strategic Planning, Webinars|
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