Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Organizations

Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Organizations

A Practical Guide and Workbook

Book - 1997
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A complete and flexible guide to strategic planning —specifically designed for nonprofit

Strategic planning is one of the most powerful management tools available to help your organization do a better job —if you know how to use it. This comprehensive book/disk set shows you how to create and implement an effective strategic plan using a simple, seven-phase process that covers everything from defining your mission and setting your course to initiating, monitoring, and streamlining your plan

The workbook is designed for nonprofits of all shapes, sizes, and budgets, and can be easily adapted to fit any time frame. The package comes with field-tested worksheets, checklists, and tables in both print and disk formats, plus a sample case study that demonstrates strategic planning in action from start to finish. Filled with real-world insights, planning tips, and useful pointers, this accessible guide is a must for every forward-thinking nonprofit professional. Topics covered include:

  • How to construct clear mission and vision statements
  • How to conduct SWOT analyses and program evaluations
  • How to assess client needs and determine stakeholder concerns
  • How to set priorities and develop core strategies, goals, and objectives
  • How to write and adopt a solid strategic plan
  • How to develop a user friendly annual work plan
  • How to establish planning cycles, evaluate progress, and update strategies.

Publisher: New York : Wiley, c1997
ISBN: 9780471178323
Characteristics: xxvi, 277 p. : ill ; 26 cm. + 1 computer disk (3 1/2 in.)
Additional Contributors: Kaye, Jude


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