& Strategy

Effective Nonprofits have clear visions, missions, values and goals that are informed by and communicated to the community and constituents. Clarity in these areas provides a framework for organizational strategy; focuses how work is carried out and resources are deployed and how the organization will change over time. Collaboration is integral in achieving an organization’s mission.

Professional Development and Learning:

Resource Topics On This Page:

1. Mission & Vision
2. Business Planning
3. Strategic Planning

1. Mission & Vision

Theory of Change

  • NAO Theory of Change Model - NAO
  • Theory of Change Impact: How Nonprofits Use Them - The Bridgespan Group
  • Vision for Change - Mercy Corps (similar to a Theory of Change)

2. Business Planning

3. Strategic Planning

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