Increase impact and sustainability for your organization.
How do you make hard choices among competing priorities? How do you set a direction that will be impactful and sustainable? The secret lies in building on strengths, in learning what makes your organization stand out and succeed in the marketplace of nonprofit services.
Together, we will discover your organization’s factors of success, the competitive landscape, stakeholder perceptions, funder opportunities/requirements, and current business model. These factors will drive the strategic direction, the funding plan, and board development. We will question assumptions, deepen knowledge, and create a shared vision. We will build on strengths to increase impact and develop sustainability.
Work product includes organizational background, business model, financial summary, stages of organizational growth, market analysis, competitive advantages, SWOT/TOWS, fundraising analysis tools, development of key questions, strategy screen, and Organizational, Programmatic and Operational Strategies. An important component is the strategy screen which provides clear criteria in deciding what new opportunities to pursue or avoid. Everyone in the organization benefits with a shared framework for decision making. Work incorporates extensive background development, a variety of analytical tools, and the La Piana Real Time Strategic Planning Cycle.