Colette Ellis

I’m an author, coach and public speaker on mindfulness, motivation, and workplace stress. As founder of InStep Consulting, I have traveled the globe facilitating personal growth and professional training for leaders from countries including Australia, Botswana, Bulgaria, Chile, Lithuania, Mexico, Poland, and Vietnam. Clients transform their lives and realize... (continued)

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Sam Frank

Sam Frank founded Synthesis Partnership to advise non-profit organizations in strategy, planning and organizational development. The largest share of his practice is devoted strategic planning, but he also works with clients on board governance, change management, facility, program and business planning, and training.

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 2: Plan Development

Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

Strategic planning has a dicey reputation for any number of reasons:
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Associate Marketing Manager at Leadership Strategies, Inc. - The Facilitation Company

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 2: Plan Development & Implementation

Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 3pm EDT / 12pm PDT

Strategic planning has a dicey reputation for any number of reasons:

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  3. the actions it specifies are vague and unmeasurable;
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Effective Strategic Planning Part 3: Measure, Monitor, Report

Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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Susan Hammond

Susan C. Hammond, CPA, MST is a leadership and business coach. She consults on improving board financial literacy and governance practices. She is a frequent speaker on creating advisory boards, interpreting financial information, and improving board member performance. She is a former CFO of Fuller Craft Museum and a co-founder of the South Shore Women's Business... (continued)

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The Six-Hour Strategic Plan

The 2016 version includes hyperlinked text for easier access to information. This award-winning simplified planning process is perfect for small to mid-sized nonprofits who have not done a formal strategic plan. Included are sample agendas, assessments and forms.

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Strategic Planning Part 1: Cultivation & Organizational Development

Wed, Mar 16, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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Effective Strategic Planning Part 3: Measure, Monitor, Report

Wed, May 11, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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Staging Strategic Planning Retreats

As the facilitator for a retreat, your job begins well before the group arrives at the site. Retreats are most effective
if they are considered a process in a continuum, not an event, and you want the process to evoke passion as well as a
product. To accomplish that, consider the retreat in three stages: pre-retreat planning,... (continued)

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The Board Room – (Complete) nonprofit board templates, forms and samples

ASSESSMENT & STRATEGIC PLANNING
Action Plans - Board Action Plan Instructions, Board Action Plan Template, Sample Board Action Plan
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The Case for Integrated Planning

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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Webinar: Strategic Planning Part 1: Cultivation & Organizational Development

Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT

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Planning for Nonprofit Organizations

An institution facing or creating change must attend to many kinds of
planning. Integrating all planning efforts prevents uncoordinated —or even
conflicting—results. Enormous gains can be made when all areas of planning
are developed in an integrated sequence, with a regular cycle of strategic,
business and program... (continued)

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Critical Issues #8: The Measure of Success

If the truly important things are qualitative, how can the real value of what we do be measured in any meaningful way? Quantitative measures are not a substitute for qualitative goals, but when developed and used thoughtfully, they are essential tools to assist in reaching them.

http://www.synthesispartnership.com/critical08/

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Webinar: Taking the Mystery out of Metrics

Measure, measure, measure. More and more, we hear about the importance of metrics. But what does that really mean? Join strategy consultants Sam Frank and Michele Levy for a practical discussion about the metrics that really matter for nonprofit organizations.

http://nonprofitwebinars.com/past_webinars/taking-the-mystery-out-of-metrics/

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Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence in Connecticut

Principles and Practices for Nonprofit Excellence in Connecticut is based on the fundamental values of quality, responsibility and accountability. The six characteristic accountability principles distinguish the nonprofit sector from government and the business sector. The recommended practices... (continued)

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Strategic Planning Template and Directions

This easy-to-use strategic planning template and directions can be used by any organization. It helps you focus on the key concerns of your organization and plan the action steps that will ensure your strategic plan is implemented on time and on budget.

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Strategic Plan-to-Plan San Diego Cooperative Charter School, 2011

A team of graduate students consultants from the University of San Diego were asked to come in and gather data to inform San Diego Cooperative Charter School’s (SDCCS) strategic planning process.

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Planning for Growth

This article, published in The Grantsmanship Center Magazine in the Fall of 1998, was adapted from two briefing papers by TCC Group, Making Growth Work: Planning and Management Guidelines for Nonprofit Organizations and Getting Back in Shape: Guidelines for Improving the Fitness of Established Nonprofit Organizations.

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Looking for Opportunities: Adapting to Uncertainty and Capitalizing on Your Corporate Contributions Record

In this paper TCC Group draws upon its experience to offer advice on how companies and their corporate contributions departments can adapt to uncertainty and add value to their business, while describing various strategies that can enable contributions... (continued)

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Effective Philanthropy: The Importance of Focus for Foundations

This paper explores TCC Group's experience working with grantees for almost 30 years and offers suggestions on making philanthropic programs more focused and effective.

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Strategic Planning: Cutting Through the Buzz

This article discusses ways to make strategic planning viable and helpful to nonprofits. The author emphasizes constituent input that focuses organizational efforts on community needs.

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Prioritization Toolkit

As part of your regular planning process, you may find that you have more work than you have resources available. This prioritization exercise will allow an organization to sort through all of their initiatives, objectives, and activities and ensure that they are focused on the most important items. Includes step-by-step instructions... (continued)

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Starting an NGO

Starting a non-governmental organization or a non-profit organization (NGO/NPO) can be a lengthy, time consuming process. However, the difficulties of the process can be minimized by following a consistent series of steps and seeking advice when needed. From the The Global Development Reserach Center.

http://www.gdrc.org/ngo/start-ngo/index.html

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ALPS Foundation Services

ALPS Foundation Services is here to help. Whether your nonprofit requires services at the 30,000 foot level --to improve organizational capacity and strategic development -- or on the ground with every aspect of day-to-day operations, ALPS Foundation services has the expertise and the experience you need.

http://www.alpsnet.com/attorneys/services/philanthropic-consulting.aspx

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Strategic Planning That Makes a Difference

This short publication is designed to help social justice groups launch strategic planning that is focused and fruitful. Topics include: Does Your Organization Resist Planning?; Is Planning What Your Organization Really Needs?; Is Your Mission Crystal Clear?; The Two Biggest Planning Mistakes and How to... (continued)

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