Critical Issues #6: Financial Modeling as a Strategic Tool

Institutional goals may present competing alternatives with complex inter-relationships that make thorough examination and evaluation seem daunting, or even overwhelming. Financial modeling can facilitate immediate feedback on myriad combinations of variables.

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Critical Issues #9: Brand Identity for Nonprofits

Focused intently on the services they provide, non-profit organizations are often unaware of the substantial asset they have in their brand identity. Not just a function of retailing consumer products, brand identity can offer reinforcement of mission, operating stability, and increased revenue, tying together diverse elements of strategy... (continued)

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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
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Planning and Creating Facilities

By articulating objectives (program, budget, identity) before an architect is hired and maintaining control throughout, clients can reduce costs and risk, and enhance quality.

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Synthesis Partnership

Synthesis Partnership has advised nonprofit organizations since 1995 on strategy, planning, and organizational development and change. The foundation of our approach to any assignment is attentive listening to the situation, needs, culture and aspirations of the client and designing a planning process that will work for them.

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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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