When it comes to nonprofit organizations most of the focus is put on achieving the organization’s mission, but how many do you know operate towards their mission with a strategic plan? A well communicated and realistic strategic plan can provide your board, staff, and key stakeholders with a roadmap to success. Forbes discusses the benefits a strategic plan and how you can implement it in your organization.
Step 1: Create a plan with either a 3- or 5-year time frame.
Step 2: Implement the plan over a period with action/objective leaders.
Step 3: Make your strategic plan visible. Set goals and report progress on a regular basis.
Step 4: Review and reassess the plan and its progress.
Rome was not built in a day and neither will the success of your organization. Take the time to think strategically and follow your plan.